The Uther Dean Double Bill: A Tandem Review
Under the Sheets: A Review of Paying For It - An Insider's Guide to the New Zealand Sex Industry, Volume II
Sexier in Print: GLORIA and hard press

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Theatre

Melissa Laing reviews the two shows which made up Uther Dean's double bill last week at the Basement: Everything is Surrounded By Water and A Public Airing of Grievances.

In his Loose Canon entry last week, new Auckland transplantee Uther Dean was introduced with the words “he used to live in Wellington and make theatre; now he lives in Auckland and makes comedy.” It’s a description that demarcates...

Theatre

Shannon Friday reviews an unconventional and deeply moving night of storytelling and interview about the New Zealand sex industry, as told by the industry.

Note: Due to safety concerns around public identification of the performers involved in Paying For It, we have tried to avoid describing the performers in ways that may make them identifiable to the general public.

Sex can be so many things...

Art

Two new publishers remind us of art’s love of the printed form.

Artists’ books take every possible form, participate in every possible convention of book making, every possible “ism” of mainstream art and literature, every possible mode of production, every shape, every degree of ephemerality or archival durability.

Johanna Drucker

While publishing is often seen as something supplementary to art...

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Theatre
The Uther Dean Double Bill: A Tandem Review
Theatre
Under the Sheets: A Review of Paying For It - An Insider's Guide to the New Zealand Sex Industry, Volume II
Art
Sexier in Print: GLORIA and hard press
Relax, Don't Do It: A Review of Pleasuredome
Read Time: 11 mins
The big-budget 80s spectacle currently playing in...
Theatre
Relax, Don't Do It: A Review of Pleasuredome
By Kate Prior
The Moral Argument: A Review of 'Jealous Saboteurs'
Read Time: 15 mins
The abstracted violence of the white imagination in...
Art
The Moral Argument: A Review of 'Jealous Saboteurs'
By Lana Lopesi
Recontextualising the Silence: A Review of Pacific Underground Silent Spring Films
Read Time: 7 mins
Complex feelings surface when watching 100 year old...
Screen
Recontextualising the Silence: A Review of Pacific Underground Silent Spring Films
By Bridget Reweti
The Price of Caring
Read Time: 6 mins
"You can’t have your gays and eat them too."
Society
The Price of Caring
By Matt Harnett
One Strange People, And Another: Dame Anne Salmond on Tears of Rangi
Read Time: 20 mins
David Hall speaks to Dame Anne Salmond about her new...
Literature
One Strange People, And Another: Dame Anne Salmond on Tears of Rangi
By David Hall
Six Books to help you feel less alone on World Mental Health Day
Read Time: 9 mins
Six Books to help you feel less alone on World Mental...
Literature
Six Books to help you feel less alone on World Mental Health Day
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Building the Community (Archive): The Work of Linda T.
Read Time: 18 mins
Thinking of art as koha, the serious and invaluable...
Art
Building the Community (Archive): The Work of Linda T.
By Ioana Gordon-Smith
Migration, Opportunity and Betrayal - A Personal Retrospective
Read Time: 19 mins
Pasan Jayasinghe and Sahanika Ratnayake on seeing...
Society
Migration, Opportunity and Betrayal - A Personal Retrospective
By Pasan Jayasinghe and Sahanika Ratnayake
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