A Patriarchal Parade: Sexism in Aotearoa New Zealand Literature
Murmurings and Millennials: A Review of The Tomorrow People
Learning to love wisely

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Literature

In a searing and articulate essay, Vaughan Rapatahana takes Aotearoa New Zealand literature to task for locker room schoolgirl-grooming, women-baiting, and sexism that arises from a violent and suppressed masculinity. 

                                        You, being a modern poet                     Must write real he-man stuff                     So you will take slabs of prose                     And cuts it into chunks like this;                     There need...

Art

Yet another celebration of the emergent artist.

Adam Art Gallery director Christina Barton’s interest in young artists has been simmering for several years now and has culminated in The Tomorrow People.

In the year leading up to the exhibition I heard that Barton, with co-curators Stephen Cleland and Simon Gennard were searching for young artists. There were studio visits, meetings, vague questions...

Screen

What can one of the most violent videogames ever made teach us about love?

I had hamstrung people with a jagged combat knife and slashed jugulars. I had pushed a man's face into the toilet he’d just used, then stabbed him in the back of the head. Decapitating people with machine gun fire, tearing gaping holes in their sides and watching the guts spill out, I waded through corridors choked with...

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Literature
A Patriarchal Parade: Sexism in Aotearoa New Zealand Literature
Art
Murmurings and Millennials: A Review of The Tomorrow People
Screen
Learning to love wisely
They Were There
Read Time: 1 min
Internet Histories
They Were There
By Hugh Lilly
Bill Viola: "The Raft" (2004)
Read Time: 2 mins
Art
Bill Viola: "The Raft" (2004)
By Joe Nunweek
Films I'm Looking Forward To This Year
Read Time: 11 mins
Screen
Films I'm Looking Forward To This Year
By Hugh Lilly
Ten Films I Loved in 2010
Read Time: 19 mins
Screen
Ten Films I Loved in 2010
By Hugh Lilly
“If He Could Only Connect…”
Read Time: 34 mins
Peak Sorkin, Eisenberg-as-Zuckerberg, and the Inception...
Screen
“If He Could Only Connect…”
By Hugh Lilly
Leak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace
Read Time: 14 mins
Society
Leak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace
By Joe Nunweek
Ten Articles That Defined My Year
Read Time: 11 mins
Internet Histories
Ten Articles That Defined My Year
By Rosabel Tan
Neil Hamburger & Tim Heidecker Create Anti-Yogi Bear Awareness Pamphlet (via Tweetz)
Read Time: 1 min
Internet Histories
Neil Hamburger & Tim Heidecker Create Anti-Yogi Bear Awareness Pamphlet (via Tweetz)
By Joe Nunweek
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