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
Opening space: A review of ‘When Can I See You Again?’
Read Time: 8 mins
Kari Schmidt reflects on the current exhibition at...
Art
Opening space: A review of ‘When Can I See You Again?’
By Kari Schmidt
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
Telescopic Time: A review of The Hope Fault
Read Time: 8 mins
Pip Adam reviews The Hope Fault by Tracy Farr and...
Literature
Telescopic Time: A review of The Hope Fault
By Pip Adam
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
The Auckland Fringe Festival 2017: Week Two
Read Time: 9 mins
Theatre
The Auckland Fringe Festival 2017: Week Two
By Sam Brooks
Loose Canons: Sonya Kelly
Read Time: 6 mins
Sonya Kelly is an award-winning Irish writer and actor...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Sonya Kelly
By Sonya Kelly
The Auckland Fringe Festival 2017: Week Three
Read Time: 7 mins
Theatre
The Auckland Fringe Festival 2017: Week Three
By Pantograph Punch
Good to be here, Dargaville! Playwrights Jamie McCaskill, Renee Liang and Jess Sayer on Process
Read Time: 13 mins
We're excited to be partnering with Playmarket this...
Theatre
Good to be here, Dargaville! Playwrights Jamie McCaskill, Renee Liang and Jess Sayer on Process
By Pantograph Punch
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