Loose Canons: Louise Tu'u
First Watch: The Map Room’s ‘Hold Me Up To The Sun’
There's Other People: A Review of Every Brilliant Thing

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

Louise Tu'u is a playwright, director and curator. Her interdisciplinary practice encompasses theatre, visual arts, dance and music and Tu'u's work has been performed for over a decade in New Zealand, the United States and Germany. Since 2009, she has...

Music

We premiere The Map Room's video for 'Hold Me Up To The Sun' - from their new album, Weatherless, and musician Simon Gooding writes about breaking out of old patterns.

I’ve always fallen in and out of love with the guitar. I started learning early, around 11 or 12, and it quickly became an obsession. Over the years, as I began to play in bands and write songs, I realised that being so familiar with...

Theatre

"You're six years old. Mum's in hospital. Dad says she's done something stupid. She finds it hard to be happy." The premise of Every Brilliant Thing is deceptively simple, but Sam Brooks finds it profoundly, and deeply affecting.

There were a couple of hundred people on Tuesday night in the audience at Every Brilliant Thing. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that everybody in that audience has known somebody...

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Theatre
Loose Canons: Louise Tu'u
Music
First Watch: The Map Room’s ‘Hold Me Up To The Sun’
Theatre
There's Other People: A Review of Every Brilliant Thing
Summer Reading: Our Picks from the Internet 2016
Read Time: 17 mins
The best reading the internet came up with in 2016...
2016: Our Take
Summer Reading: Our Picks from the Internet 2016
By Pantograph Punch
Caught in the thirst trap: White gaze on black bodies
Read Time: 12 mins
Lana Lopesi outlines the politics of sexual fantasies...
Society
Caught in the thirst trap: White gaze on black bodies
By Lana Lopesi
2016 Top Reads on Pantograph Punch
Read Time: 16 mins
Say what you like about 2016, our writers had the...
2016: Our Take
2016 Top Reads on Pantograph Punch
By Pantograph Punch
Dead Air: John Campbell, Noelle McCarthy, Carol Hirschfeld and Wallace Chapman on moments of unexpected silence
Read Time: 1 min
Tales of speechlessness with John Campbell, Carol...
The Pantograph Punch Presents
Dead Air: John Campbell, Noelle McCarthy, Carol Hirschfeld and Wallace Chapman on moments of unexpected silence
By Pantograph Punch
Utterances: A Comic
Read Time: 1 min
In her graphic essay, Sarah Laing explores language...
Literature
Utterances: A Comic
By Sarah Laing
Failed Housing, Riff Raff, and All Goods: Great Art Moments in Auckland in 2016
Read Time: 13 mins
Our Visual Arts Editors Lana Lopesi and Francis McWhannell...
Art
Failed Housing, Riff Raff, and All Goods: Great Art Moments in Auckland in 2016
By Pantograph Punch
Violently to My Taste: Ten Moments in Auckland Theatre 2016
Read Time: 17 mins
Apart from that unfortunate Pop-Up Globe.
Theatre
Violently to My Taste: Ten Moments in Auckland Theatre 2016
By Sam Brooks
"I Am More Important Than Shakespeare": Ten Moments in Wellington Theatre 2016
Read Time: 18 mins
Adam Goodall takes stock of the triumphs, the anxieties...
Theatre
"I Am More Important Than Shakespeare": Ten Moments in Wellington Theatre 2016
By Adam Goodall
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