Toi moko in Toi Art: A Harbinger for a Conversation
Re-evaluating Values: An Open Letter to Creative New Zealand Regarding Exhibition Attendants at the Biennale Arte
Loose Canons: Claire Duncan

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Repatriation researcher, Amber Aranui, considers the inclusion of Toi moko in the exhibitions in Te Papa's Toi Art gallery.

Toi moko have been located on every continent in the world, and in the most unlikely of places, such as the islands of Guernsey and Mauritius. Walking through Te Papa’s Toi Art gallery, I was struck by the number of Toi moko (Māori preserved tattooed heads) present throughout...

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Francis McWhannell on the underpaid opportunity of the Aotearoa arts calendar

The conditions of the art industry in Aotearoa are not optimal, nor will they be any time soon. At every level, artists and arts professionals struggle to secure sufficient funding to get projects off the ground. I recognise that all who work at Creative New Zealand, our national arts development agency, believe in the...

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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.

Claire Duncan is an interdisciplinary artist from from Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa New Zealand.

Her sound designs, music, videos and writing bleed across territories of alternative music, theatre and art. Her work often explores the textural and...

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Art
Toi moko in Toi Art: A Harbinger for a Conversation
Art
Re-evaluating Values: An Open Letter to Creative New Zealand Regarding Exhibition Attendants at the Biennale Arte
Theatre
Loose Canons: Claire Duncan
Pantograph Picks: Auckland Writers Festival 2015
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Our top picks for the Auckland Writers Festival 2015...
Literature
Pantograph Picks: Auckland Writers Festival 2015
By Pantograph Punch
Disappropriation: Cripping Up, Winning Big
Read Time: 19 mins
Kirsti Whalen on the representation of disability...
Screen
Disappropriation: Cripping Up, Winning Big
By Kirsti Whalen
Review: The Book of Everything
Read Time: 3 mins
Joseph Harper on Silo Theatre's The Book of Everything...
Theatre
Review: The Book of Everything
By Joseph Harper
When do We Get to Speak?
Read Time: 11 mins
Mohamed Hassan on the need for more Muslim voices...
Society
When do We Get to Speak?
By Mohamed Hassan
The Profound Sadness of the Viral Proposal Video
Read Time: 5 mins
Matt Harnett on the inauthenticity and sadness of...
Society
The Profound Sadness of the Viral Proposal Video
By Matt Harnett
On The Book of Everything
Read Time: 9 mins
Sam Brooks on The Book of Everything, Silo Theatre...
Theatre
On The Book of Everything
By Sam Brooks
The Archetype of the Best Actress and the Problem with Hollywood
Read Time: 13 mins
Sam Brooks on how the Best Actress award still puts...
Screen
The Archetype of the Best Actress and the Problem with Hollywood
By Sam Brooks
Review: Break Up (We Need To Talk)
Read Time: 4 mins
Hamish Parkinson reviews Binge Culture's Break Up (...
Theatre
Review: Break Up (We Need To Talk)
By Hamish Parkinson