Critical Infrastructures
Into the Unknown: Changes at The Pantograph Punch
A PhD in Trauma

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In an environment where we are starving for criticism, the critics are just plain starving.

Criticism is an ugly beast. In an essay titled The Critic in New Zealand, The Pantograph Punch’s own Founding Editor (and now our Director) Rosabel Tan wrote:

To be a critic in New Zealand is to be a kind of weed. It’s easy to be one, but the space you occupy is contentious and you probably wouldn’t be...

The Pantograph Punch Presents

The Pantograph Punch are excited to announce a new direction for the site. From March 2018, we’ll be publishing fewer pieces – and paying everyone more. 

The Catalyst

Halfway through last year, we were made a Kahikatea client with Creative New Zealand, along with 16 other amazing organisations ranging from theatre companies to arts festivals to publishers. It’s a daunting, important opportunity...

Society

This essay maps the boundaries of personal and professional trauma, and mentions physical and sexual abuse in a way some people may find confronting. 

It took a doctoral degree in applied physics to teach me about trauma. Until I was 24, I hadn’t thought about it – I thought I’d survived my childhood unscathed. I was powering through under the radar, perfecting my academic career so I could hit the...

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Society
Critical Infrastructures
The Pantograph Punch Presents
Into the Unknown: Changes at The Pantograph Punch
Society
A PhD in Trauma
Between the Lines: A Friend from Argentina
Read Time: 11 mins
Ahead of his preview gig, Anthonie Tonnon talks us...
Music
Between the Lines: A Friend from Argentina
By Anthonie Tonnon
Travelling Light
Read Time: 31 mins
Cherie Lacey looks back at the Colin McCahon's Victory...
Art
Travelling Light
By Cherie Lacey
Review: The Blind Date Project
Read Time: 8 mins
Rosabel Tan, Joseph Harper and Eddy Dever discuss...
Theatre
Review: The Blind Date Project
By Pantograph Punch
V, Virgins and Vitality
Read Time: 13 mins
Katie Rickson on dancing
Music
V, Virgins and Vitality
By Katie Rickson
Built By Subtraction: Video Games as Minimalism
Read Time: 16 mins
Kieran Clarkin on Team ICO
Art
Built By Subtraction: Video Games as Minimalism
By Kieran Clarkin
Scratching the Veneer: An Interview With Cushla Donaldson
Read Time: 21 mins
Nicola Verdon talks to Auckland artist Cushla Donaldson...
Art
Scratching the Veneer: An Interview With Cushla Donaldson
By Nicola Verdon
On Tour with Tiny Ruins
Read Time: 12 mins
Tiny Ruins writes from the road about her current...
Music
On Tour with Tiny Ruins
By Hollie Fullbrook
Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Malcolm Riddich
Read Time: 9 mins
Brie Sherow talks to Malcolm Riddich as part of a...
Art
Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Malcolm Riddich
By Brie Sherow
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