Bridget Reweti is a Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi artist and curator. Her lens-based practice champions Māori histories embedded in landscapes through names, narratives and lived experiences.
The multimedia artist has held a number of residencies in New Zealand and abroad. Since 2012 she has been awarded positions at Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, RM Gallery, Auckland, 30Upstairs, Wellington, The Physics Room, Christchurch, Caselberg Trust, Dunedin, Department of Conservation Wild Creations, Southern Alps, Samuel Marsden, Wellington, and in 2020 & 2021 the University of Otago Frances Hodgkins Fellowship, Dunedin. In 2016 she obtained the Indigenous Visual and Digital Arts Residency at the Banff Centre in Canada and in 2018, a position at the Cemeti Institute for Art and Culture, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. In 2019 Bridget was the Artist in Residence at NTU CCA in Singapore.
Bridget is a member of Mataaho Collective which won the 2021 Walters Prize and whose members became Arts Foundation of New Zealand Laureates in 2022.. She is co-editor with Matariki Williams of Volumes One, Two and Three of ATE: Journal of Māori Art the first peer-reviewed journal of Māori Art. Bridget is co-curator with Melanie Oliver of 2019-22 national series of exhibitions Māori Moving Image and co-editor of the book by the same name.
Bridget holds a Master of Māori Visual Arts with First Class Honours from Massey University and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Museum and Cultural Heritage Studies from Victoria University of Wellington.