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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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
Creative Outsourcing: iSentia, Wellington and the Grim and Fateful Pattern
Read Time: 16 mins
Like so many young Wellingtonians, Di White's first...
Society
Creative Outsourcing: iSentia, Wellington and the Grim and Fateful Pattern
By Di White
Review: Real Fake White Dirt
Read Time: 3 mins
Like a blunt instrument to the solar plexus, Jess...
Literature
Review: Real Fake White Dirt
By Alex Taylor
Slippery Questions: The Role of Ethics in Art
Read Time: 16 mins
Melissa Laing asks what it means to create ethical...
Art
Slippery Questions: The Role of Ethics in Art
By Melissa Laing
Inside The Whau Arts Festival
Read Time: 7 mins
The netherspace between the CBD and the freewheeling...
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Inside The Whau Arts Festival
By Whau The People
Pantograph Picks: Artweek Auckland
Read Time: 7 mins
Ahead of Artweek Auckland this weekend, we try and...
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Pantograph Picks: Artweek Auckland
By Pantograph Punch
Do Newspaper Columnists Dream of Electric Sheep?
Read Time: 12 mins
Craig Cliff wrote a fortnightly newspaper column for...
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Do Newspaper Columnists Dream of Electric Sheep?
By Craig Cliff
An Interview with Martin Edmond
Read Time: 56 mins
Following his essay on exploring Martin Edmond's work...
Literature
An Interview with Martin Edmond
By Simon Comber
Thwarted Futurism, Internet Parties and the Wake
Read Time: 13 mins
Following the Internet Party's political obliteration...
Society
Thwarted Futurism, Internet Parties and the Wake
By Joe Nunweek