The Papatuanuku Series by Moemoea Collective | Queensberry



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Tessa Williams from Moemoea Collective is a family portrait photographer based in Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand.

"Whanau is my first priority in life, so I love to photograph others who feel the same. My style is contemporary, relationship-focused imagery filled with lots of life, and I want my client experience to leave you feeling celebrated, valued and with great pride in sharing your story with your loved ones.

"I will be exhibiting my first collection of original artwork celebrating the connection between wahine hapu (pregnant women) and Papatuanuku (our earth mother), embracing the notion that we should nurture our women and land like they nurture us."

The Papatuanuku Series by Moemoea Collective | Tessa Williams - A solo exhibition

11 May- 28 June at Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre
836 Fergusson Dr, Upper Hutt


"Some of these images will be gifted to three Maori Refuges: Te Whare Rokiroki, Kokiri Marae & Te Roopu Whakaruruhau, to help them raise awareness for the extraordinary mahi they quietly do within our communities to ensure women and children in Aotearoa live free from domestic and family violence."


"Test prints arrived and checked, final prints now drying for 24 hours with the only NZ printers worth talking about, @queensberrynz!!! #thepapatuanukuseries is about to drop "

Printed by Queensberry. See more of Moemoea Collective's work here.