Mondays Off: A Review of Revolt. She said. Revolt again
One knowledge worker: A review of Martin Thompson's 'Eight Works'
A Dramaturgy of Sound: On Complicite's 'The Encounter' and Being Alone Together

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Jess Bates joins the anarchy of Silo's Revolt. She said. Revolt again, revels in its subversion and wonders if its own maxims have a place in its process.

It’s Silo’s opening night of their 2017 season and the Basement Theatre is agog with that heady mix of the well-dressed and the well-known. With both Pride Festival and Auckland Fringe Festival lighting a fire under Auckland’s cultural arse, it’s no...

Art

Robyn Maree Pickens considers Martin Thompson’s ever-evolving practice.

Martin Thompson (b. 1956) is seated with his folder of drawings beside him when I arrive at Brett McDowell Gallery on Dowling Street, Dunedin. I choose to sit cross-legged on the brown floorboards with my arms resting on the small table between us so that I can see his face. Otherwise it would feel like trying to have a conversation...

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For the first time ever, groundbreaking British theatre company Complicite performs in New Zealand in March as part of the Auckland Arts Festival. Kate Prior gets sonically submerged in their audio epic The Encounter and situates it in the work of this mercurial 30 year-old company.  

LOREN: First contact. What a shot, that’s great. Ideal first contact.

My first encounter with Complicite’s The Encounter...

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Mondays Off: A Review of Revolt. She said. Revolt again
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One knowledge worker: A review of Martin Thompson's 'Eight Works'
Theatre
A Dramaturgy of Sound: On Complicite's 'The Encounter' and Being Alone Together
The New Zealand Fringe Festival 2017: The First Week
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It's New Zealand Fringe Festival season and Pantograph...
Theatre
The New Zealand Fringe Festival 2017: The First Week
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Loose Canons: Ben Crowder
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Loose Canons is a series where we invite artists we...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Ben Crowder
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A Period of Absent-Mindedness
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A Period of Absent-Mindedness
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deVINE, a new play by RECollective is the story of...
Theatre
Tending the Vines: A Review of deVINE
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Intimacy Under Duress: A Review of Onstage Dating
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Each night in Onstage Dating, Melbourne-based performer...
Theatre
Intimacy Under Duress: A Review of Onstage Dating
By Jess Bates
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Literature
The Difficult Business of Being Human: A Review of Lucky Punch
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Art
Lee Mingwei on Creating Acts of Kindness
By Rosabel Tan
Bogeymen on the Beach
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Police unofficially restricting women’s access to...
Society
Bogeymen on the Beach
By Janet McAllister
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