From the Margins to the Mainstream: Pacific Sisters at Te Papa
Loose Canons: Jane Yonge
To Care and Be Cared For

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Ioana Gordon-Smith on the significance and celebration of the Pacific Sisters at Te Papa

As I reflect on the current state of play of New Zealand art history and art’s histories in New Zealand, and the intriguing potential for new and different narratives, I wonder, I wonder…

Jonathan Mane-Wheoki

 

For any group working outside the dominant culture, improved representation often happens in...

Loose Canons

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.

Jane Yonge has had a busy few months. The Wellington-based theatre maker and director recently brought her award-winning play The Basement Tapes to the Basement Theatre in Auckland the week after she opened her production of Victor Rodger's At the...

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On the myth of passionate work and the imperative of care.

 

Nothing makes exploitation go down easier than convincing workers that they are doing what they love.

Miya Tokumitsu

Good creative work is nurture.

Rebecca Solnit

 

How would you describe your relationship with work? 

It’s not a question we tend to ask ourselves outright, but we talk about the answer almost every day....

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From the Margins to the Mainstream: Pacific Sisters at Te Papa
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Loose Canons: Jane Yonge
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To Care and Be Cared For
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