Loose Canons: Nisha Madhan
Loose Canons: Melissa Laing
There's a Problem with this Book / Maybe the Problem is with Me: A Reading of The Beat Of The Pendulum

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Theatre

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.

Nisha Madhan is the artistic director of The Town Centre. The Town Centre has produced five works: Cowboy Mouth/Love It Up, LIES, This Is My Real Job, TITLED, and What Have You Done To Me? (which toured to Finland in 2014). All of these shows have...

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.

Melissa Laing is an artist, a writer and a curator who explores the creative spaces between art and politics. She has run a conversation group for Share/Cheat/Unite at Te Tuhi, written stories on riding the Western train line and building a boat...

Literature

Jackson Nieuwland reads Catherine Chidgey's latest novel The Beat of the Pendulum and finds it bewildering and hilarious, but lacking weight.

07/11/2017 I started reading The Beat of the Pendulum by Catherine Chidgey yesterday and was greeted by more of a cacophony than I expected. I knew Chidgey was going to be drawing from the language she came across in her day-to-day life, which would obviously...

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Theatre
Loose Canons: Nisha Madhan
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Melissa Laing
Literature
There's a Problem with this Book / Maybe the Problem is with Me: A Reading of The Beat Of The Pendulum
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