Team Members

Tanya Nock

Tanya Nock

Creative Director

Tanya comes from an Arts and refugee background. In October 2019, she co created Cultural Conversations with Padma Naidu as part of Nelson Arts festival.

She believes that to address antiracism we need to commit to real action by stepping back and empowering our marginalised communities.

Karolina Serrano

Karolina Serrano

Artistic Director

Karolina is an artist originally from Colombia. She studied theatre in Spain, grew up in a family of more than 60 Artists painters and has always been passionate about dance. She has worked in various film, theater and television productions in her home country and she has exhibited her artwork in Europe and South America.

Claire Watson

Claire Watson

Writing and Accounts Support

Claire is a mother to three young tamariki, a freelance writer, and a small business owner. Her core values for equality, personal development, and respectful relationships guides her both in life and in her mahi.

Chandra Tandukar

Chandra Tandukar

IT Support

Chandra, originally from Nepal, came to study the IT programme at NMIT, Nelson. He has stepped up as a freelancer in Web Development and Digital Marketing. He is passionate about helping the community through technology and believes that digital technology can preserve and promote the culture and recreate community connections.