To quote the words of Maya Angelou, we are our ancestors dream. Years ago they struggled to give us the tools we need to freely express ourselves as black creatives today.
Selected work from Untold Secrets: Hidden Gifts of Our Ancestors.
Black Creatives Aotearoa's inaugural photography and poetry exhibition features the works of 21 different black creatives, curated by founder Dione Joseph.
"Writing music and songs is like our ancestors trying to tell us things subconsciously. You get ideas and you don’t know where they come from."