Kia aho matuahia te taketake, kia tūwaerea te tau…When intellect turns to intuition, knowledge becomes wisdom
Author: Jordan McOnie
Jordan is a Masters student from the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma and the Kingdom of Tonga. She is beginning a Masters of Arts in Pacific Studies at Victoria University of Wellington (VUW). Over the last five years, McOnie's work, has navigated the intersections between Indigeneity and social, political, and historic climates. She is a recent grad with a Postgraduate diploma in Museum and Heritage Studies from VUW, and currently volunteers at the National Museum of New Zealand within the Pacific Collection. Jordan is also Alumnus from the Spatial design program of the faculty of Art + Design at Auckland University of Technology where she completed a Bachelor of Design. Jordan is a installation artist with a focus on projection and film.