Waking Giants: The Politics of Existing
Shiny Red Apple: Food in Fiction
The Brooding Elitist Relationship-Wrecker: Tropes of Art and Artists on Narrative Television

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Art

Our Visual Arts Co-Editor Lana Lopesi talks representation, immediacy and feminism with artists Leafa Wilson & Olga Krause, Hannah Brontë and Esther Ige in light of the exhibition Still, Like Air, I’ll Rise.

Lana Lopesi: For many women of colour just existing and being is something which is inherently political. Leafa & Olga, I’ve heard you refer to yourself as a ‘black’ body, and I am curious that you make...

Literature

The shiny red apple in the fairy tale Snow White could be a metaphor for the role of food in fiction; it sometimes looks good enough to eat, but there is a chance it may be poisonous. In this essay, Karen Tay explores the portrayal of food in fiction, from the way it can evoke comfort or let a reader into the lives of others, to more problematic depictions of food that reinforce cultural stereotypes. 

The small...

Art

How do stereotypes of art and artists as seen on television influence popular opinion? Zita Joyce explains. 

New Zealand media and politicians have long had an uneasy relationship with art paid for by public money. Paul Holmes' attack on the 2005 Venice Biennale representative et al. and the 'braying dunny' was one of the more defining moments in public art criticism in recent decades.

Roger Horrocks...

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Art
Waking Giants: The Politics of Existing
Literature
Shiny Red Apple: Food in Fiction
Art
The Brooding Elitist Relationship-Wrecker: Tropes of Art and Artists on Narrative Television
Pull up the roots: Review of ‘On the Origin of Art’
Read Time: 22 mins
Doug Dillaman gets the inside perspective from Brian...
Art
Pull up the roots: Review of ‘On the Origin of Art’
By Doug Dillaman
Blenheimer Rhapsody
Read Time: 28 mins
Mark Mullen describes growing up in the Blenheim of...
Music
Blenheimer Rhapsody
By Mark Mullen
Contemplating the Absence: Children's Grief and Art
Read Time: 14 mins
Eloise Callister-Baker attends a art workshop for...
Art
Contemplating the Absence: Children's Grief and Art
By Eloise Callister-Baker
Body of Evidence: An essay on harassment
Read Time: 12 mins
In this anonymous and disturbing essay, the writer...
Literature
Body of Evidence: An essay on harassment
By Pantograph Punch
Locked out of the studio: On ‘The Creative Life of Anne McCahon'
Read Time: 9 mins
Jacqueline Fahey reflects on Anne Hamblett McCahon...
Art
Locked out of the studio: On ‘The Creative Life of Anne McCahon'
By Jacqueline Fahey
Clashing Communities and Negotiating the Mundane: An Interview with Cut Off Your Hands
Read Time: 10 mins
With their first single in six years, post-punkers...
Music
Clashing Communities and Negotiating the Mundane: An Interview with Cut Off Your Hands
By James Manning
Indie Publishing Roundup Summer 2017
Read Time: 6 mins
The bi-monthly Pantograph roundup of what’s happening...
Literature
Indie Publishing Roundup Summer 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Self-Determination and The Struggle: Kyle Powys Whyte on Standing Rock
Read Time: 21 mins
David Hall talks to Citizen Potawatomi Nation philosopher...
Society
Self-Determination and The Struggle: Kyle Powys Whyte on Standing Rock
By David Hall
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