Loose Canons: Abby Howells
Summer Fling: Mini Mentorships 2018-19
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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.

Abby Howells is an award-winning comedian and writer. In 2014, she competed her Masters in Creative Writing at Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters and won the Brad McGann Award for the screenplay she created that year,...

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The Pantograph Punch are delighted to announce our mini-mentorships for summer 2018-19. Nau mai, haere mai!

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The Pantograph Punch are delighted to announce Summer Fling, a mini-mentorship providing three writers with desk space for a month over the summer period, and ongoing one-on-one mentorship as they work towards the completion of a non-fiction piece for paid publication on the...

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What happens to our culture when the world starts to burn? Anne Washburn's Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play playfully explores this question through the lens of one of The Simpsons' most iconic episodesCape Feare. Adam Goodall takes a look at the play... and considers the existential horror bubbling underneath.

The world’s in a pretty bad state.

Levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit 411 parts...

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Loose Canons: Abby Howells
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Summer Fling: Mini Mentorships 2018-19
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The Difficult History and Precarious Future of the PACE Programme
Read Time: 34 mins
Amidst a crumbling national arts scene, Adam Goodall...
Theatre
The Difficult History and Precarious Future of the PACE Programme
By Adam Goodall
Secret Languages, Strangers' Houses, Snakes: On Sriwhana Spong
Read Time: 19 mins
What could a medieval female mystic have to offer...
Art
Secret Languages, Strangers' Houses, Snakes: On Sriwhana Spong
By Lucinda Bennett
The Singing Word: On Shannon Te Ao’s my life as a tunnel
Read Time: 16 mins
Matariki Williams reflects on whakapapa, reo and loss...
Art
The Singing Word: On Shannon Te Ao’s my life as a tunnel
By Matariki Williams
A Hole in the Pocket
Read Time: 17 mins
Bridget Reweti on the reciprocity that sits at the...
Art
A Hole in the Pocket
By Bridget Reweti
Loose Canons: Jason Te Kare
Read Time: 6 mins
Director and playwright Jason Te Kare shares his inspirations...
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Loose Canons: Jason Te Kare
By Jason Te Kare
Invisible Barriers: Illiteracy in Aotearoa
Read Time: 11 mins
One in every four people in Aotearoa struggles with...
Society
Invisible Barriers: Illiteracy in Aotearoa
By Isa Pearl Ritchie
Loose Canons: Nancy Brunning
Read Time: 13 mins
Writer, director and performer Nancy Brunning digs...
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Loose Canons: Nancy Brunning
By Nancy Brunning
Through The Lens: Becoming Māori with Fred Renata
Read Time: 11 mins
Joseph McAlpine shines a light on national treasure...
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Through The Lens: Becoming Māori with Fred Renata
By Joseph McAlpine