Aata DeVera

Aata Devera, designer and writer, contributes to the conversation of indigenous visibility and invisibility. She explores traditional mythologies in proximity to contemporary existence and narrative. She is based in Zurich, Switzerland and New York, United States.

Ama ama tuai i te ahu tapu,  Giclee print on Hahnemühle Pearl, 814mm x 814mm, 2019 Image: ©2018 Crystal Te Moananui Squares

Ama ama tuai i te ahu tapu, Giclee print on Hahnemühle Pearl, 814mm x 814mm, 2019 Image: ©2018 Crystal Te Moananui Squares

EXHIBITION Mana Moana | Mana Wahine, May 2019 Raven Row, London

Ama ama tuai i te ahu tapu, Giclee print on Hahnemühle Pearl, 814mm x 814mm, 2019

This work is a reflection of the journey of survival, guided by our ancestors through contemporary spaces and challenges. Undiminished, we return to our Oceania. This excerpt is taken from a long form piece featured in the forthcoming exhibition publication.