The Edited Self: An Interview with Jordana Bragg
Resident Tourists: A Review of Ancient Shrines and Half-Truths
One Eye On The Mirror: A Review of Body Double

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Art

Ellie-Lee Duncan and Jordana Bragg talk about archiving the self and refusing the binary.

We are living in a performative moment. Social media and selfies can offer us an escape from our realities, as well as a way of creating perfect versions of ourselves. Online, we are able to constantly create and recreate ourselves.

Jordana Bragg’s artistic practice is extensive, encompassing moving image...

Theatre

Now performing in their home town after a season in Edinburgh Fringe, Binge Culture's Ancient Shrines and Half Truths turns residents into tourists. Matt Loveranes reviews.

I don’t know if I’ve ever stopped to smell the roses. It’s tempting, the idea that a single whiff can momentarily transport me from the bustle of Wellington to some magical place. But when I actually think about myself doing it,...

Theatre

Hannah Banks reviews BATS Theatre's STAB production for 2017, Body Double, a whirlwind of personal stories and semiotic discourse around sex and sexuality that doesn't always pull you in.

“I want all of the power, and I want none of the power.” Body Double sets up constant oppositions, inviting us into a paradox and asking us to question everything, but this contradiction is the complex axis that Body...

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Art
The Edited Self: An Interview with Jordana Bragg
Theatre
Resident Tourists: A Review of Ancient Shrines and Half-Truths
Theatre
One Eye On The Mirror: A Review of Body Double
Fear and Chicken Bones: A Conversational Review of Ranterstantrum
Read Time: 15 mins
Lana Lopesi and Kate Prior pick through the rubble...
Theatre
Fear and Chicken Bones: A Conversational Review of Ranterstantrum
By Pantograph Punch
A Remedy for History
Read Time: 9 mins
'Desperate Remedies' (1993) subverts history and masculinity...
Screen
A Remedy for History
By Tim Wong
Spec-Fic Month: New Zealand Speculative Fiction Roundup
Read Time: 8 mins
During June 2017, we're celebrating Aotearoa New Zealand...
Literature
Spec-Fic Month: New Zealand Speculative Fiction Roundup
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Let the Southern Light Erase Your Name
Read Time: 25 mins
In this photo-essay, Matt Bialostocki considers the...
Literature
Let the Southern Light Erase Your Name
By Matt Bialostocki
Review: The Fence
Read Time: 7 mins
Adam Goodall reviews The Fence, a quiet and quietly...
Theatre
Review: The Fence
By Adam Goodall
Mixed Confessionals: A Review of The First Time
Read Time: 7 mins
The First Time is a production of a new script by...
Theatre
Mixed Confessionals: A Review of The First Time
By Hannah Banks
An Impossible Sexuality: With or Without Cock
Read Time: 11 mins
Jess Holly Bates on Mike Bartlett’s play Cock, sexual...
Theatre
An Impossible Sexuality: With or Without Cock
By Jess Bates
The Play in the Playground: The New Zealand Play and Playwriting in Schools
Read Time: 19 mins
Theatre
The Play in the Playground: The New Zealand Play and Playwriting in Schools
By Kate Prior
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