Nova Paul

Name
Nova Paul
Iwi/Ethnicity
Te Uriroroi/Ngāpuhi/Māori
Te Parawhau/Ngāpuhi/Māori
Te Māhurehure ki Whatitiri/Ngāpuhi/Māori
Ngāpuhi/Māori
Date of birth
1973
Place of birth
Auckland (region)/New Zealand
Nationality
New Zealander
Biography
Nova Paul is a filmmaker, writer, lecturer and indigenous rights researcher currently residing in Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland. Her creative practice of over 20 years explores experimental film history and the medium of 16mm film.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Otago University (1994) and a Master of Arts (First Class Honours) from Auckland University of Technology (2000).

Paul is internationally celebrated with projects locating inclusivity and community. Her many films have been shown around Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, United States of America and Canada.