Jenny Gillam is a photographer, writer and exhibiting multimedia artist. She is a senior lecturer and programme leader in Massey University's Bachelor of Fine Arts. Her projects are often produced collaboratively with other artists or with experts from another field. She lives in Wellington. Eugene Hansen (Maniapoto) is a senior lecturer at Massey University's Whiti o Rehua, School of Art, Wellington. Focusing on co-authoring and working collaboratively, he has a long-term multimedia art practice exhibiting nationally and internationally. Eugene attributes his interest in collaboration to growing up in the remote rural Maori community featured in this book, where cultural production was modelled as an inherently collaborative embracing of matauranga Maori. He lives in Wellington.