J. C. Sturm (1927–2009) was a pioneering Aotearoa New Zealand writer of Taranaki and Te Whakatōhea. She published four books of poetry and prose and her work has also been included in numerous journals and anthologies.

Ruth Buchanan is an Aotearoa New Zealand artist of Pākehā, Te Atiawa, and Taranaki descent, who lives in Berlin.

Anna Gritz is a curator and writer who lives in Berlin. She is currently Curator at KW Institute for Contemporary Art.

Sarah Hopkinson does a lot of different things in the expanded field of contemporary art. She works with artists to make exhibitions, she writes, and she publishes. She has been involved in several gallery projects, including Gambia Castle and Hopkinson Cundy / Hopkinson Mossman.

Hanahiva Rose, of Te Atiawa, Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Toa, is a writer and curator based in Ngāmotu New Plymouth, where she is Assistant Curator, Contemporary Art and Collections at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery.

Sriwhana Spong is an Aotearoa New Zealand artist of Pākehā and Indonesian descent, who lives and works in London. Working across sculpture, film, performance, and sound, she entangles experiential knowledge, autobiography, and fiction with carefully researched materials and forms that reflect their particular cultural contexts and sources.