Paula Booker


Paula Booker is a settler writer and curator from Aotearoa (New Zealand), based on the traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ Nations (Vancouver, Canada). Trained as a visual artist, Booker has held senior leadership, curatorial, editorial, programming, and outreach roles in diverse arts and heritage organizations including documenta, Kassel; Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, Wellington; and the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver. Her work explores art and curatorial methods that uphold Indigenous sovereignty and relationships to place.

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