Nothing Like Family
Loose Canons: Tallulah Holly-Massey
Borders, Divisions and the Space Between: Three Writers on Borders

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Doug Dillaman and the unlikely, unconventional and uncommon family as featured in the New Zealand International Film Festival.

With 150 films in the New Zealand International Film Festival, it’s a fool’s game to declare a central theme to the programming and yet, over and over, the films I’ve previewed keep returning to the theme of unconventional families. Perhaps it’s a sign of the world’s current...

Loose Canons

Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists we love to share five things that have informed their work. Meet the rest of our Loose Canons here.

Tallulah is a Unitec graduate and works as a freelance dancer, performer and choreographer. She has danced for and collaborated with many New Zealand choreographers including Alexa Wilson, Kelly Nash, Claire O’Neil, Zahra Killeen-Chance, Vicky Kapo...

Literature

Fair Borders? editor David Hall talks about borders and their agonies with Kapka Kassabova, Lana Lopesi and Arama Rata.

 

“It’s true, honey. The only good thing about a border is that you can cross it.”

– Emel in Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe.

So what’s the point of a border then? Obviously, not not to be crossed. That’s what’s good about borders, apparently. What’s bad about borders – and...

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Nothing Like Family
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Tallulah Holly-Massey
Literature
Borders, Divisions and the Space Between: Three Writers on Borders
Back to the Future: Spaceships, Tōtara, and the Christchurch Performing Arts Precinct
Read Time: 13 mins
Triumph or monopoly? Erin Harrington on Christchurch...
Theatre
Back to the Future: Spaceships, Tōtara, and the Christchurch Performing Arts Precinct
By Erin Harrington
A Gentle Communion: Considering 'Sleeping Arrangements'
Read Time: 22 mins
In an exhibition that pivots around so tender a subject...
Art
A Gentle Communion: Considering 'Sleeping Arrangements'
By Francis McWhannell
The Difficult History and Precarious Future of the PACE Programme
Read Time: 34 mins
Amidst a crumbling national arts scene, Adam Goodall...
Theatre
The Difficult History and Precarious Future of the PACE Programme
By Adam Goodall
Whakanuia: 14 Films Worth Celebrating at the 2018 New Zealand International Film Festival
Read Time: 16 mins
A selection of films we think are worth celebrating...
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Whakanuia: 14 Films Worth Celebrating at the 2018 New Zealand International Film Festival
By Pantograph Punch
The Future of Cinema: The Film Festival at 50
Read Time: 14 mins
Nearing the start of the New Zealand International...
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The Future of Cinema: The Film Festival at 50
By Doug Dillaman
The Singing Word: On Shannon Te Ao’s my life as a tunnel
Read Time: 16 mins
Matariki Williams reflects on whakapapa, reo and loss...
Art
The Singing Word: On Shannon Te Ao’s my life as a tunnel
By Matariki Williams
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in July
Read Time: 10 mins
A monthly round-up of notable, controversial and unmissable...
Art
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in July
By Pantograph Punch
Secret Languages, Strangers' Houses, Snakes: On Sriwhana Spong
Read Time: 19 mins
What could a medieval female mystic have to offer...
Art
Secret Languages, Strangers' Houses, Snakes: On Sriwhana Spong
By Lucinda Bennett