Beyond This Horizon: An Oceanic Feeling
The End of Satire: A Review of WMBADx: Idea Worth Spreading
Loose Canons: Lori Leigh

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Already a lover of cinema and the sea, Doug Dillaman considers Dr. Erika Balsom's new book and curatorial projects within a wider world of watery imagery on screen.

 

I: An Oceanic Feeling, the book.

Here, the ocean and the cinema – united by inhuman animus and a penchant for flux – conspire to dislodge man from his pedestal.

Erika Balsom

An Oceanic Feeling: Cinema and the Sea is the result...

Theatre

White Man Behind A Desk Robbie Nicol leaves his desk behind in this new hour of jokes, pratfalls and thought leadership... for one specific thought, anyway. New Volumes writer George Fenwick reviews the TED-esque end result.

There isn’t really a desk in WMBADx: Idea Worth Spreading, at least not in the way with which fans of Robbie Nicol’s White Man Behind A Desk YouTube channel might be familiar....

Theatre

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.

Lori Leigh is professional playwright, dramaturg, and theatre director based in Wellington, New Zealand. She has received several awards and nominations for her work, including the 2017 Playmarket Adam NZ Play Award (Runner-up) for her play Uneasy...

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Art
Beyond This Horizon: An Oceanic Feeling
Theatre
The End of Satire: A Review of WMBADx: Idea Worth Spreading
Theatre
Loose Canons: Lori Leigh
We're Here, We're Queer, We're Going Nowhere: FAFSWAG at The Basement in 2017
Read Time: 30 mins
FAFSWAG have had a big year. As their third Basement...
Theatre
We're Here, We're Queer, We're Going Nowhere: FAFSWAG at The Basement in 2017
By Kate Prior
Feeling Uncomfortable: An Interview with Gina Matchitt
Read Time: 15 mins
Lucy Jackson and Gina Matchitt talk homelessness,...
Art
Feeling Uncomfortable: An Interview with Gina Matchitt
By Lucy Jackson
The Difficult Business of Being Human: A Review of Lucky Punch
Read Time: 4 mins
Tim Upperton reviews Simone Kaho's collection Lucky...
Literature
The Difficult Business of Being Human: A Review of Lucky Punch
By Tim Upperton
Banging On The Ceiling: A Review of My Year With Helen
Read Time: 9 mins
Jacob Powell reviews Gaylene Preston's documentary...
Screen
Banging On The Ceiling: A Review of My Year With Helen
By Jacob Powell
If You Stand By This Tree Long Enough, They'll Make You The Fucking Queen: Bill Direen and A Memory of Others.
Read Time: 22 mins
Campbell Walker on Simon Ogston's Bill Direen documentary...
Music
If You Stand By This Tree Long Enough, They'll Make You The Fucking Queen: Bill Direen and A Memory of Others.
By Campbell Walker
Review: Green Room
Read Time: 6 mins
Bold, bracing and highly accomplished, punk-rock lockdown...
Screen
Review: Green Room
By Doug Dillaman
Waitangi Mon Amour
Read Time: 9 mins
Artists and writers share their illuminating, provocative...
Society
Waitangi Mon Amour
By Pantograph Punch
She Will Make Noise: A Review of Hot Brown Honey
Read Time: 6 mins
The Hot Brown Honeys are fierce and with the music...
Theatre
She Will Make Noise: A Review of Hot Brown Honey
By Madeleine De Young