Sistar S’pacific aka Rosanna Raymond activities have made her a notable producer of and commentator on contemporary Moana culture in Aotearoa New Zealand, the U.K., Australia and the USA. A long-standing member of the art collective the Pacific Sisters and a founding member of the SaVĀge K’lub, her body centered practices include working within museums and higher education institutions as a researcher, curator, artist, performer, guest speaker, poet, and workshop leader.

Raymond was awarded the CNZ Pacific Senior Artist for 2018 and this year was invested as a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit acknowledging her contribution to the arts. A former Chester Dale Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum she now holds a Master of Philosophy with Honours from Auckland University of Technology.