Waking Giants: The Politics of Existing
Shiny Red Apple: Food in Fiction
The Brooding Elitist Relationship-Wrecker: Tropes of Art and Artists on Narrative Television

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Our Visual Arts Co-Editor Lana Lopesi talks representation, immediacy and feminism with artists Leafa Wilson & Olga Krause, Hannah Brontë and Esther Ige in light of the exhibition Still, Like Air, I’ll Rise.

Lana Lopesi: For many women of colour just existing and being is something which is inherently political. Leafa & Olga, I’ve heard you refer to yourself as a ‘black’ body, and I am curious that you make...

Literature

The shiny red apple in the fairy tale Snow White could be a metaphor for the role of food in fiction; it sometimes looks good enough to eat, but there is a chance it may be poisonous. In this essay, Karen Tay explores the portrayal of food in fiction, from the way it can evoke comfort or let a reader into the lives of others, to more problematic depictions of food that reinforce cultural stereotypes. 

The small...

Art

How do stereotypes of art and artists as seen on television influence popular opinion? Zita Joyce explains. 

New Zealand media and politicians have long had an uneasy relationship with art paid for by public money. Paul Holmes' attack on the 2005 Venice Biennale representative et al. and the 'braying dunny' was one of the more defining moments in public art criticism in recent decades.

Roger Horrocks...

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Art
Waking Giants: The Politics of Existing
Literature
Shiny Red Apple: Food in Fiction
Art
The Brooding Elitist Relationship-Wrecker: Tropes of Art and Artists on Narrative Television
What the dickens is “Outsider” Art?
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Hindering artists with a “helping” hand since 1972...
Art
What the dickens is “Outsider” Art?
By Janet McAllister
Announcing our 2017 internship programme
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Be part of our 2017 season of events, which features...
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Announcing our 2017 internship programme
By Pantograph Punch
Between The Lines: People Like Us
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Adam McGrath on his song 'People Like Us', a childhood...
Music
Between The Lines: People Like Us
By Adam McGrath
National Theatres: New Zealand mainstages in 2017
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Kate, Adam and Sam delve into each mainstage programme...
Theatre
National Theatres: New Zealand mainstages in 2017
By Pantograph Punch
[CLOSED]: Jackie
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[CLOSED]: Jackie
By Pantograph Punch
My Little Pony as resistance: A review of ‘Good Kisser’
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Ellie Lee-Duncan talks pixarvolt and cyber queer subcultures...
Art
My Little Pony as resistance: A review of ‘Good Kisser’
By Ellie Lee-Duncan
Landfall Essay Competition Winner: Umlaut
Read Time: 23 mins
Airini Beautrais explores the way names reveal our...
Literature
Landfall Essay Competition Winner: Umlaut
By Airini Beautrais
Loose Canons: Thomas Sainsbury
Read Time: 7 mins
Loose Canons is a series where we invite artists we...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Thomas Sainsbury
By Thomas Sainsbury
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