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...

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"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
Whakanuia: December's celebration of great stuff
Read Time: 9 mins
100 days, co-revolution, Jessicas Hansell and Rabbit...
Whakanuia
Whakanuia: December's celebration of great stuff
By Pantograph Punch
Allyship, not ownership: on good curatorship, and being tauiwi
Read Time: 12 mins
Lana Lopesi (tauiwi) thinks through If we never met...
Art
Allyship, not ownership: on good curatorship, and being tauiwi
By Lana Lopesi
Coyotes, Swan Jackets, and Rabbit Holes: Ten Moments in Aotearoa NZ Literature in 2016
Read Time: 11 mins
Sarah Jane Barnett remembers ten moments in Aotearoa...
Literature
Coyotes, Swan Jackets, and Rabbit Holes: Ten Moments in Aotearoa NZ Literature in 2016
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Great New Zealand Nonfiction: A review of Tell You What
Read Time: 6 mins
John Summers reviews Tell You What: Great New Zealand...
Literature
Great New Zealand Nonfiction: A review of Tell You What
By John Summers
The Heat of Ritual: A review of Kushana Bush’s ‘The Burning Hours’
Read Time: 9 mins
Robyn Maree Pickens considers the immersive communities...
Art
The Heat of Ritual: A review of Kushana Bush’s ‘The Burning Hours’
By Robyn Maree Pickens
What the dickens is “Outsider” Art?
Read Time: 17 mins
Hindering artists with a “helping” hand since 1972...
Art
What the dickens is “Outsider” Art?
By Janet McAllister
Announcing our 2017 internship programme
Read Time: 3 mins
Be part of our 2017 season of events, which features...
The Pantograph Punch Presents
Announcing our 2017 internship programme
By Pantograph Punch
Between The Lines: People Like Us
Read Time: 27 mins
Adam McGrath on his song 'People Like Us', a childhood...
Music
Between The Lines: People Like Us
By Adam McGrath
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