Sistar S’pacific aka Rosanna Raymond is notable producer of, and commentator on contemporary Pacific culture in Aotearoa and internationally. She is a long-standing member of the art collective the Pacific Sisters and a founding member of the SaVAge K’lub. Raymond specialises in working within museums and tertiary institutions, and has achieved international renown for her writing, poetry, performances, installations, body adornment, and spoken word. Raymond was awarded the CNZ Pacific Senior Artist for 2018 acknowledging her contribution to the arts, a former Chester Dale Fellow at the Met in NYC and holds a Master of Philosophy from Auckland University of Technology. This year she was appointed as a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition of her services to Pacific Arts.
K'AINGA CommonWealth, Liveworks 2023