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
Off the Dome: An Interview with Shannon Te Ao
Read Time: 24 mins
Megan Dunn talks to the artist about his Walters win...
Art
Off the Dome: An Interview with Shannon Te Ao
By Megan Dunn
Broken Miniatures: A Review of A Doll's House
Read Time: 7 mins
Two years after its premiere at Auckland Theatre Company...
Theatre
Broken Miniatures: A Review of A Doll's House
By Maraea Rakuraku
Soothing Words and Bloody Deeds: On Animals and the Law
Read Time: 17 mins
Eloise Callister-Baker goes to a conference that challenges...
Society
Soothing Words and Bloody Deeds: On Animals and the Law
By Eloise Callister-Baker
Perm and Set: A Review of Steel Magnolias
Read Time: 5 mins
Erin Harrington heads to the 80s Louisiana weepie...
Theatre
Perm and Set: A Review of Steel Magnolias
By Erin Harrington
Tepid Bath: A Review of The Swimmer
Read Time: 5 mins
Adam Goodall reviews The Swimmer, a high-strung psychodrama...
Theatre
Tepid Bath: A Review of The Swimmer
By Adam Goodall
Pantograph Picks: National Poetry Day 2017
Read Time: 6 mins
Pantograph Picks for National Poetry Day 2017
Literature
Pantograph Picks: National Poetry Day 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Family Tatters: A Review of Loveless
Read Time: 5 mins
Without love to temper them, disappointment turns...
Screen
Family Tatters: A Review of Loveless
By Jacob Powell
If You Stand By This Tree Long Enough, They'll Make You The Fucking Queen: Bill Direen and A Memory of Others.
Read Time: 22 mins
Campbell Walker on Simon Ogston's Bill Direen documentary...
Music
If You Stand By This Tree Long Enough, They'll Make You The Fucking Queen: Bill Direen and A Memory of Others.
By Campbell Walker
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