Ioana Gordon-Smith

Ioana Gordon-Smith (New Zealand/Sāmoa) is an arts writer and curator. She has held roles at Artspace Aotearoa, Objectspace, Te Uru Waitākere Contemporary Gallery and Pātaka Art + Museum. Gordon-Smith is a co-curator of the international Indigenous triennial Naadohbii: To draw water in Canada, and together with Lana Lopesi is the co-founder and co-editor of Marinade: Aotearoa journal of Moana art. She is a trustee for Enjoy Contemporary Art Space. Consistent throughout her curatorial process is a priority on close working relationships with artists. She lives in Porirua.