Toi moko in Toi Art: A Harbinger for a Conversation
Re-evaluating Values: An Open Letter to Creative New Zealand Regarding Exhibition Attendants at the Biennale Arte
Loose Canons: Claire Duncan

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Repatriation researcher, Amber Aranui, considers the inclusion of Toi moko in the exhibitions in Te Papa's Toi Art gallery.

Toi moko have been located on every continent in the world, and in the most unlikely of places, such as the islands of Guernsey and Mauritius. Walking through Te Papa’s Toi Art gallery, I was struck by the number of Toi moko (Māori preserved tattooed heads) present throughout...

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Francis McWhannell on the underpaid opportunity of the Aotearoa arts calendar

The conditions of the art industry in Aotearoa are not optimal, nor will they be any time soon. At every level, artists and arts professionals struggle to secure sufficient funding to get projects off the ground. I recognise that all who work at Creative New Zealand, our national arts development agency, believe in the...

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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.

Claire Duncan is an interdisciplinary artist from from Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa New Zealand.

Her sound designs, music, videos and writing bleed across territories of alternative music, theatre and art. Her work often explores the textural and...

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Art
Toi moko in Toi Art: A Harbinger for a Conversation
Art
Re-evaluating Values: An Open Letter to Creative New Zealand Regarding Exhibition Attendants at the Biennale Arte
Theatre
Loose Canons: Claire Duncan
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Documents and the Dead
The Wellington Boys’ Institute: A Charitable Instrument of War
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Internet Histories | 4 February
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Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 4 February
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Society
A Punch Foretold: Five Predictions For The Year Ahead
By Joe Nunweek
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Theatre
Ten Things I Enjoyed in Auckland Theatre This Year
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Music
Panic On The Streets Of Auckland
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Internet Histories | 10 December
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Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 10 December
By Pantograph Punch
WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE
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Photos, highlights and a full recording of the panel...
News
WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE
By Pantograph Punch
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We ask our friends what drove or pulled them offshore...
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WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE: The Panelists, and Those Who Have Gone
By Pantograph Punch