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...

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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.

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...

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“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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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
Indie Publishing Roundup Autumn 2017
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Here’s the quarterly Pantograph roundup of what’s...
Literature
Indie Publishing Roundup Autumn 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
A Gateway: A Review of Magdalena of Mangere
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A show that's a glimpse into a suburb that is known...
Theatre
A Gateway: A Review of Magdalena of Mangere
By Madeleine De Young
Loose Canons: Robin Ince
Read Time: 7 mins
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Robin Ince
By Robin Ince
Waking Giants: The Politics of Existing
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Our Visual Arts Co-Editor Lana Lopesi talks representation...
Art
Waking Giants: The Politics of Existing
By Lana Lopesi
Shiny Red Apple: Food in Fiction
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Karen Tay explores the role of food in fiction, from...
Literature
Shiny Red Apple: Food in Fiction
By Karen Tay
The Brooding Elitist Relationship-Wrecker: Tropes of Art and Artists on Narrative Television
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How do stereotypes of art and artists as seen on television...
Art
The Brooding Elitist Relationship-Wrecker: Tropes of Art and Artists on Narrative Television
By Zita Joyce
Loose Canons: Louise Tu'u
Read Time: 6 mins
Louise Tu'u is a playwright, director and curator....
Theatre
Loose Canons: Louise Tu'u
By Louise Tu'u
First Watch: The Map Room’s ‘Hold Me Up To The Sun’
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We premiere The Map Room's video for 'Hold Me Up To...
Music
First Watch: The Map Room’s ‘Hold Me Up To The Sun’
By Simon Gooding
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