Kia Kaha Takatāpui
by Jessica Hinerangi (@Māori_Mermaid)
"We are strongest when we are united, together in aroha and empathy. This illustration is inspired the queer community of Aotearoa, who are all superheroes."
About the Artist
Ko Ngāpuhi rāua ko Ngāruahine rāua ko Ngati Ruanui ōku iwi
Ko Jessica Hinerangi toku ingoa.
Jessica Hinerangi is an artist and poet based in Ōtepoti, Aotearoa. She connects to Te Ao Marama through her toi practice, and is motivated by aroha and reconnecting with her whakapapa.
She aspires to be generous in her mahi and contribute to her community throughout her life. Jessica aims to pull people in with her work, service community with art, and awhi others into their own creativity.