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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Art

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
The Ballad of Western Barbie
Read Time: 13 mins
When Megan Dunn was seven, she, her mum and Western...
Literature
The Ballad of Western Barbie
By Megan Dunn
Hope And Wire: Part One
Read Time: 5 mins
The first episode of Hope and Wire does a lot of lining...
Reviews
Hope And Wire: Part One
By Joe Nunweek
A Town Like Here
Read Time: 12 mins
Gaylene Preston’s Christchurch earthquake drama, Hope...
Features
A Town Like Here
By Gavin Bertram
The Folly of Myth-Making: Once on Chunuk Bair
Read Time: 17 mins
James Wenley examines Auckland Theatre Company's production...
Theatre
The Folly of Myth-Making: Once on Chunuk Bair
By James Wenley
Internet Histories | 30 June
Read Time: 12 mins
This week on the internet: how we talk about Google...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 30 June
By Pantograph Punch
Review: Halcyon Ghosts
Read Time: 5 mins
Sam Sampson's Halcyon Ghosts rushes between the microscopic...
Literature
Review: Halcyon Ghosts
By Alex Taylor
The Vision Does Not Stop Here: The Factory’s International Dream
Read Time: 15 mins
For a musical that seems certain to meet international...
Theatre
The Vision Does Not Stop Here: The Factory’s International Dream
By James Wenley
Internet Histories | 16 June
Read Time: 3 mins
The conditions and possibilities of reading books...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 16 June
By Pantograph Punch