Artistic Agency in Public Agencies
Working Against a System That is Working Against Them: Contemporary LGBTQIA+ Writers in Aotearoa
Introducing our New Volumes: Critics in Residence for 2018-19

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K. Emma Ng considers the possibilities and pressures in a new age of public art.                              

In 1976 New York City was in the midst of fiscal crisis. After a brush with bankruptcy the city was running on empty, its infrastructure crumbling. Among the artists working in this climate, Mierle Laderman Ukeles was making work about the labour of maintenance – born of her desire to unite her work as...

Literature

In a beautiful personal essay, Jackson Nieuwland calls for an end to the erasure of queer identity in Aotearoa literature.

It wasn’t until I was 26 years old that I realised that I was genderqueer. I came to the realisation after being exposed to the work of other trans and non-binary writers. I found the poetry of Never Angeline Nørth, Joshua Jennifer Espinoza, Manuel Arturo Abreu, Jos Charles,...

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We’re thrilled to announce the four emerging writers taking part in New Volumes, our new Critics in Residence programme in collaboration with Basement Theatre.

Waveney Russ is a second-year Bachelor of Arts student at the University of Otago, studying politics, art history and Indigenous development. She has worked as the Visual Arts Editor for student magazine Critic, and hosts the Dunedin Public...

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Artistic Agency in Public Agencies
Literature
Working Against a System That is Working Against Them: Contemporary LGBTQIA+ Writers in Aotearoa
News
Introducing our New Volumes: Critics in Residence for 2018-19
Quiz: The Walters Prize Through the Ages
Read Time: 11 mins
How much do you know about the Walters Prize, New...
Art
Quiz: The Walters Prize Through the Ages
By Janet McAllister
The Walters Prize: This Year, Art is the Winner on the Day
Read Time: 18 mins
Works that are mysterious, bold, and comments on real...
Art
The Walters Prize: This Year, Art is the Winner on the Day
By Janet McAllister
Review: Belleville
Read Time: 12 mins
Silo's latest show is a dark and uncompromising psychological...
Theatre
Review: Belleville
By Pantograph Punch
Review: Wine Lips
Read Time: 3 mins
Wine Lips captures with humour and warmth the exquisite...
Theatre
Review: Wine Lips
By Rosabel Tan
Review: Dog
Read Time: 3 mins
Dog aims for black comedy, but its production prevents...
Theatre
Review: Dog
By Joseph Harper
New Zealand Poetry Mixtape 2014
Read Time: 9 mins
For National Poetry Day, a mixtape of New Zealand...
Literature
New Zealand Poetry Mixtape 2014
By Pantograph Punch
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Poetry Posters
Read Time: 1 min
Two poetry posters for you to enjoy: Bats by Ashleigh...
Literature
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Poetry Posters
By Rosabel Tan
Review: Voices of the Land: Nga Reo o te Whenua and Sol LeWitt
Read Time: 6 mins
Profiles of the American artist Sol LeWitt and the...
Screen
Review: Voices of the Land: Nga Reo o te Whenua and Sol LeWitt
By Hugh Lilly