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Roger Horrocks on 'difficult' contemporary art, its critics, and the shadows of anti-intellectualism.

The following is an excerpt from Horrocks' essay, 'A Short History of 'The New Zealand Intellectual', which first appeared in 2007 in Speaking Truth to Power. It also features in his new book, Re-Inventing New Zealand: Essays on the Arts and the Media, which launches today at the Gus Fisher Gallery.

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Loose Canons is a series where we invite artists we love to share five things that have informed their work. Meet the rest of our Loose Canons here.

Eli Matthewson does acting, stand-up comedy and writing, and is a pleasure to have in class. His work on Funny Girls, Jono and Ben and 7 Days has impressed the staff and his drama projects, including Velcro City, Prehistoria and Square Eye Pair, were attacked...

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Do you need to walk in someone else’s shoes to appreciate how hard their road is? Philip McKibbin argues that dismantling privilege needs to be based in understanding if it’s going to work.

Not long ago, I was scrolling through my Facebook feed when I came across this:

No matter how sensitive you are if you are white you are No matter how sensitive you are if you are a man you are

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From the Archives: The Thing About Culture Vultures
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Eli Matthewson
Society
The Humanity of Both
From the Archives: The Thing About Culture Vultures
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Roger Horrocks on 'difficult' contemporary art, its...
Society
From the Archives: The Thing About Culture Vultures
By Roger Horrocks
Loose Canons: Eli Matthewson
Read Time: 9 mins
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Eli Matthewson
By Eli Matthewson
Win: So... I'm a dad
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Win: So... I'm a dad
By Pantograph Punch
Win: Wow! You Won't Believe this Disney Prince Reimagined as an Absolute Comedy Legend! [CLOSED]
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Win: Wow! You Won't Believe this Disney Prince Reimagined as an Absolute Comedy Legend! [CLOSED]
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Win: The Mint Chicks' Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No! on vinyl
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Win: The Mint Chicks' Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No! on vinyl
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The Humanity of Both
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Do you need to walk in someone else's shoes to appreciate...
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The Humanity of Both
By Philip McKibbin
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For the last three and a half years, Cherie Jacobson...
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On Site: An Interview with Cherie Jacobson
By Adam Goodall
Win: A Double pass to NEXT BIG THINGS (CLOSED)
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