Jessica Thompson Carr

Kaituhi Tūtahi | Contributing Writer

Jessica Thompson Carr (Ngāpuhi and Ngati Ruanui) explores and represents her whakapapa Māori through poetry, fiction, drawing, photography, and painting. She defines herself as a Māori Mermaid, a magical being of two worlds. Jessica is working as a full-time artist in Ōtepoti. She achieved her degree in English and Art History in 2017 and completed her Masters Coursework, whilst working on her internship with Toi Māori in Ōtautahi at the Court Theatre in 2019. Jessica is learning te reo and enjoys incorporating as much of her whakapapa and identity into her work as possible.

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