The Edited Self: An Interview with Jordana Bragg
Resident Tourists: A Review of Ancient Shrines and Half-Truths
One Eye On The Mirror: A Review of Body Double

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Art

Ellie-Lee Duncan and Jordana Bragg talk about archiving the self and refusing the binary.

We are living in a performative moment. Social media and selfies can offer us an escape from our realities, as well as a way of creating perfect versions of ourselves. Online, we are able to constantly create and recreate ourselves.

Jordana Bragg’s artistic practice is extensive, encompassing moving image...

Theatre

Now performing in their home town after a season in Edinburgh Fringe, Binge Culture's Ancient Shrines and Half Truths turns residents into tourists. Matt Loveranes reviews.

I don’t know if I’ve ever stopped to smell the roses. It’s tempting, the idea that a single whiff can momentarily transport me from the bustle of Wellington to some magical place. But when I actually think about myself doing it,...

Theatre

Hannah Banks reviews BATS Theatre's STAB production for 2017, Body Double, a whirlwind of personal stories and semiotic discourse around sex and sexuality that doesn't always pull you in.

“I want all of the power, and I want none of the power.” Body Double sets up constant oppositions, inviting us into a paradox and asking us to question everything, but this contradiction is the complex axis that Body...

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Art
The Edited Self: An Interview with Jordana Bragg
Theatre
Resident Tourists: A Review of Ancient Shrines and Half-Truths
Theatre
One Eye On The Mirror: A Review of Body Double
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Society
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Society
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Music
Eat It Up and Lay Wit It: Hip Hop, Cunnilingus and Morality in Entertainment
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Society
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Society
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Society
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Art
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By Francis McWhannell
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