The Uther Dean Double Bill: A Tandem Review
Under the Sheets: A Review of Paying For It - An Insider's Guide to the New Zealand Sex Industry, Volume II
Sexier in Print: GLORIA and hard press

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Theatre

Melissa Laing reviews the two shows which made up Uther Dean's double bill last week at the Basement: Everything is Surrounded By Water and A Public Airing of Grievances.

In his Loose Canon entry last week, new Auckland transplantee Uther Dean was introduced with the words “he used to live in Wellington and make theatre; now he lives in Auckland and makes comedy.” It’s a description that demarcates...

Theatre

Shannon Friday reviews an unconventional and deeply moving night of storytelling and interview about the New Zealand sex industry, as told by the industry.

Note: Due to safety concerns around public identification of the performers involved in Paying For It, we have tried to avoid describing the performers in ways that may make them identifiable to the general public.

Sex can be so many things...

Art

Two new publishers remind us of art’s love of the printed form.

Artists’ books take every possible form, participate in every possible convention of book making, every possible “ism” of mainstream art and literature, every possible mode of production, every shape, every degree of ephemerality or archival durability.

Johanna Drucker

While publishing is often seen as something supplementary to art...

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Theatre
The Uther Dean Double Bill: A Tandem Review
Theatre
Under the Sheets: A Review of Paying For It - An Insider's Guide to the New Zealand Sex Industry, Volume II
Art
Sexier in Print: GLORIA and hard press
On Femen, Hijab, and the Muslim Feminist (or, How I Am Not an Elusive Unicorn)
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It's official - Muslim women need saving from their...
Society
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By Saziah Bashir
Internet Histories | 8 July
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This fortnight: the absurd new Superman movie, vertical...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 8 July
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Read Time: 21 mins
Joe Nunweek, Rosabel Tan and guest writer Hugh Lilly...
Screen
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By Pantograph Punch
First Drafts and Cargo Cults: Journalism and the Crippling Power of Myth
Read Time: 32 mins
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Society
First Drafts and Cargo Cults: Journalism and the Crippling Power of Myth
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Global Visions of Unstable Futures at The 5th Auckland Triennial
Read Time: 20 mins
The 5th Auckland Triennial brings us representations...
Art
Global Visions of Unstable Futures at The 5th Auckland Triennial
By Richard Shepherd
Internet Histories | 24 June
Read Time: 34 mins
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Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 24 June
By Pantograph Punch
A House of One's Own: Building The DOGBOX
Read Time: 21 mins
A steep section, a tiny budget and four untrained...
Society
A House of One's Own: Building The DOGBOX
By Sally Ogle
Working by Shadow: Mythbusting and Reform In The Australasian Sex Industry
Read Time: 23 mins
After years of fearful prophecy, prostitution was...
Society
Working by Shadow: Mythbusting and Reform In The Australasian Sex Industry
By Kieran Clarkin
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