Mondays Off: A Review of Revolt. She said. Revolt again
One knowledge worker: A review of Martin Thompson's 'Eight Works'
A Dramaturgy of Sound: On Complicite's 'The Encounter' and Being Alone Together

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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...

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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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Mondays Off: A Review of Revolt. She said. Revolt again
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One knowledge worker: A review of Martin Thompson's 'Eight Works'
Theatre
A Dramaturgy of Sound: On Complicite's 'The Encounter' and Being Alone Together
Pride and Fear
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Society
Pride and Fear
By Ella Grace McPherson-Newton
An Homage, a Beacon: On Michael Parekowhai's 'The Lighthouse'
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Art
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Locked out of the studio: On ‘The Creative Life of Anne McCahon'
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Jacqueline Fahey reflects on Anne Hamblett McCahon...
Art
Locked out of the studio: On ‘The Creative Life of Anne McCahon'
By Jacqueline Fahey
Bogeymen on the Beach
Read Time: 14 mins
Police unofficially restricting women’s access to...
Society
Bogeymen on the Beach
By Janet McAllister
The Women’s March: The most conservative protest I’ve been on?
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Tze Ming Mok on fighting for the status quo, child...
Society
The Women’s March: The most conservative protest I’ve been on?
By Tze Ming Mok
Powerful people tied up in knots: a review of "The Mikado"
Read Time: 15 mins
Yellowface jeopardises Gilbert and Sullivan’s true...
Theatre
Powerful people tied up in knots: a review of "The Mikado"
By Alex Taylor
A Warning and A Plea
Read Time: 14 mins
Saziah Bashir on Trump's Muslim ban, and our disastrous...
Society
A Warning and A Plea
By Saziah Bashir
Body of Evidence: An essay on harassment
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In this anonymous and disturbing essay, the writer...
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Body of Evidence: An essay on harassment
By Pantograph Punch
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