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
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Jane Yonge
Art
To Care and Be Cared For
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Gloriavale: The Other Side, From the Inside
By Melissa Harrison
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Saziah Bashir on solving poverty by pretending to...
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Let Them Eat Cake: On Playing At Poverty
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Eat It Up and Lay Wit It: Hip Hop, Cunnilingus and Morality in Entertainment
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After turning a friend's offhand comment into a quest...
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Eat It Up and Lay Wit It: Hip Hop, Cunnilingus and Morality in Entertainment
By Madeleine Holden
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Old Asian, New Asian
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Labour's recent use of leaked real estate statistics...
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Old Asian, New Asian
By K. Emma Ng
In Defence of Pacific Sexual Minorities: Why Israel Folau is no Hero
Read Time: 10 mins
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Speaking Power to the Truth: The Political Assassination of Metiria Turei
Read Time: 11 mins
Giovanni Tiso on New Zealand media and the swimming...
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Speaking Power to the Truth: The Political Assassination of Metiria Turei
By Giovanni Tiso
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Read Time: 29 mins
Francis McWhannell on Auckland Art Gallery's 'Necessary...
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Towards Variations on a Theme: Considering 'Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show'
By Francis McWhannell
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