Fertile Ground: A Review of 'Swabhoomi: Borrowed Earth'
Loose Canons: Stella Reid
Make It New or Make It Necessary: Max Harris and the New Zealand Project

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Director Ahi Karunaharan has been collaborating with Indian theatre company Prayas for several years. Together they now present their most ambitious work to date. Swabhoomi: Borrowed Earth features a 20-strong ensemble and stories of Indian migration to New Zealand which span over 150 years. Rina Patel reviews the work.

Essentially a community theatre company, Prayas was established in 2005 by Amit...

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.

Stella Reid is a tireless theatre and film artist who won Outstanding Performer and the Melbourne Fringe Tour-Ready Award at the New Zealand Fringe Festival 2017 Fringe Awards for the one-woman show The Basement Tapes, about a tape recorder found...

Literature

“What would you do if you came this close to death and were then offered seven years of funding to do anything you wanted?” It’s the question ex-Wellingtonian and Oxford transplant Max Harris asks himself at the beginning of his first book, only to face mirth aplenty when he avows his intention to write about New Zealand politics. With good reason, on the face of it - from the outside, it's an impossibly...

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Theatre
Fertile Ground: A Review of 'Swabhoomi: Borrowed Earth'
Theatre
Loose Canons: Stella Reid
Literature
Make It New or Make It Necessary: Max Harris and the New Zealand Project
Why Can't We All Just Get Along? The Curatorial Edition
Read Time: 28 mins
Indigenous curators Nigel Borell, Ioana Gordon-Smith...
Art
Why Can't We All Just Get Along? The Curatorial Edition
By Pantograph Punch
Wānanga kōrero: Our mana is inherent
Read Time: 18 mins
How do we curate ourselves into existence? Mātauranga...
Art
Wānanga kōrero: Our mana is inherent
By Matariki Williams
Loose Canons: Stella Reid
Read Time: 8 mins
Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Stella Reid
By Stella Reid
Auckland Writers Festival 2017: Two Days From A Fangirl
Read Time: 24 mins
Books Editor Sarah Jane Barnett spends two days at...
Literature
Auckland Writers Festival 2017: Two Days From A Fangirl
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Loose Canons: Ahi Karunaharan
Read Time: 8 mins
Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Ahi Karunaharan
By Ahi Karunaharan
Longing for a World Yet to Come: Nostalgia in Contemporary Politics
Read Time: 15 mins
Andrew Dean considers his family's heritage as Jewish...
Literature
Longing for a World Yet to Come: Nostalgia in Contemporary Politics
By Andrew Dean
Announcing our New Chairperson
Read Time: 2 mins
We're excited to announce the appointment of Courtney...
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Announcing our New Chairperson
By Pantograph Punch
Digital and Analogue: Impressions of Cortright and McCahon
Read Time: 12 mins
Art
Digital and Analogue: Impressions of Cortright and McCahon
By Leo Thomas
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