From Dwelling to Destination: On New Zealand’s House Museums
Nothing Like Family
Loose Canons: Tallulah Holly-Massey

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Sebastian Clarke on the character and reputation of our most idiosyncratic institutions. 

I will eschew any suspense and begin with an admission: I’m a hound for house museums. I seek out these introspective havens peppered throughout Aotearoa with great fervour. My self-appointed role as loyal advocate for our house museums emerged not by epiphany, but thanks to a scratchy, woven basket. Said basket...

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Doug Dillaman and the unlikely, unconventional and uncommon family as featured in the New Zealand International Film Festival.

With 150 films in the New Zealand International Film Festival, it’s a fool’s game to declare a central theme to the programming and yet, over and over, the films I’ve previewed keep returning to the theme of unconventional families. Perhaps it’s a sign of the world’s current...

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.

Tallulah is a Unitec graduate and works as a freelance dancer, performer and choreographer. She has danced for and collaborated with many New Zealand choreographers including Alexa Wilson, Kelly Nash, Claire O’Neil, Zahra Killeen-Chance, Vicky Kapo...

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From Dwelling to Destination: On New Zealand’s House Museums
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Nothing Like Family
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Tallulah Holly-Massey
Poor people are ugly
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Poor people are ugly
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Between the Lines: A Friend from Argentina
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Travelling Light
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Travelling Light
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Rosabel Tan, Joseph Harper and Eddy Dever discuss...
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Review: The Blind Date Project
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Katie Rickson on dancing
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V, Virgins and Vitality
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Built By Subtraction: Video Games as Minimalism
Read Time: 16 mins
Kieran Clarkin on Team ICO
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Built By Subtraction: Video Games as Minimalism
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Scratching the Veneer: An Interview With Cushla Donaldson
By Nicola Verdon
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Read Time: 12 mins
Tiny Ruins writes from the road about her current...
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On Tour with Tiny Ruins
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