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Jess Bates joins the anarchy of Silo's Revolt. She said. Revolt again, revels in its subversion and wonders if its own maxims have a place in its process.

It’s Silo’s opening night of their 2017 season and the Basement Theatre is agog with that heady mix of the well-dressed and the well-known. With both Pride Festival and Auckland Fringe Festival lighting a fire under Auckland’s cultural arse, it’s no...

Art

Robyn Maree Pickens considers Martin Thompson’s ever-evolving practice.

Martin Thompson (b. 1956) is seated with his folder of drawings beside him when I arrive at Brett McDowell Gallery on Dowling Street, Dunedin. I choose to sit cross-legged on the brown floorboards with my arms resting on the small table between us so that I can see his face. Otherwise it would feel like trying to have a conversation...

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For the first time ever, groundbreaking British theatre company Complicite performs in New Zealand in March as part of the Auckland Arts Festival. Kate Prior gets sonically submerged in their audio epic The Encounter and situates it in the work of this mercurial 30 year-old company.  

LOREN: First contact. What a shot, that’s great. Ideal first contact.

My first encounter with Complicite’s The Encounter...

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Society
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Art
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Society
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