Takira Simon-Brown Is a Niyanta of Chief Mannalargenna of the Plangermairemener Nation (Ben
Lomond) and a luna of Paredareme Country where the Moomairemenner Mob once resided.
Her family are well recognised leaders in her community and knowledge of her family can be found
in the Tasmanian Museum and art Gallery.
Takira has been a practising artist since the age of 12 years old. A busker on the streets of Hobart
since she was sixteen years old, documentary maker (Message Stick – Search for the Brown’s Boy),
Studio Recording with Rattle N Hum’s Rock Doctor Program (Rock Hart 1 & 2 – sold in Sanity upon
request), Musical Stage Performer (Traking Kultja, Putalina, Risdon Cove, Nayri Niara, Clarence Plains
Festivals) and has now moved in to the area of Print making.
Takira also comes from a Print making family. Her father working in the Government Printing Office
as a compositer printer for fifteen years. Takira remember fondly of visting her father at work as a
child. Takira’s God Mother (Ros Langford) was an amazing screen printer, artist and mentor. Takira
is currently studying the Combined Bachelor of Arts and Fine Arts whilst she run her hobby art
business Palawa Artz. Palawa Artz has its own facebook page for viewing.