Reviews

Efflorescent Abstractions: A Review of ‘Outflux’
Read Time: 8 mins
Ellie Lee-Duncan reflects on Clara Wells solo exhibition...
Art
Efflorescent Abstractions: A Review of ‘Outflux’
By Ellie Lee-Duncan
“Let Beryl and I sort it out”: On Len Lye and Friendships
Read Time: 12 mins
Lana Lopesi on Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s latest...
Art
“Let Beryl and I sort it out”: On Len Lye and Friendships
By Lana Lopesi
Lonely Country: A Review of Friday's Flock
Read Time: 7 mins
Maraea Rakuraku reviews Friday’s Flock, Te Puanga...
Theatre
Lonely Country: A Review of Friday's Flock
By Maraea Rakuraku
Trauma, Consensus and Romantic Comedies: A Conversational Review of Jane Doe
Read Time: 17 mins
Theatre
Trauma, Consensus and Romantic Comedies: A Conversational Review of Jane Doe
By Pantograph Punch
Join Our Bubble: A Review of White Man Behind A Desk Live
Read Time: 8 mins
Adam Goodall attends the opening night of White Man...
Theatre
Join Our Bubble: A Review of White Man Behind A Desk Live
By Adam Goodall
Why We Cried During Wonder Woman
Read Time: 11 mins
Two superhero nerds talk about why they, and everyone...
Screen
Why We Cried During Wonder Woman
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Complex and Disturbing: A Review of Ruth Watson’s 'Geophagy'
Read Time: 10 mins
Ecology, second-hand clothes and the 'Anthropocene...
Art
Complex and Disturbing: A Review of Ruth Watson’s 'Geophagy'
By Virginia Were
Fertile Ground: A Review of 'Swabhoomi: Borrowed Earth'
Read Time: 8 mins
Rina Patel reviews the latest from Prayas Theatre...
Theatre
Fertile Ground: A Review of 'Swabhoomi: Borrowed Earth'
By Rina Patel
Becoming Cyborgs: A Review of ‘Caressing the silver rectangle’
Read Time: 17 mins
iPhone dependencies, ‘self-tracking’ and gender, Hana...
Art
Becoming Cyborgs: A Review of ‘Caressing the silver rectangle’
By Hana Pera Aoake
Auckland Writers Festival 2017: Two Days From A Fangirl
Read Time: 24 mins
Books Editor Sarah Jane Barnett spends two days at...
Literature
Auckland Writers Festival 2017: Two Days From A Fangirl
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Unmoored Melancholy: A Review of Uncle Vanya
Read Time: 9 mins
Erin Harrington reviews Chekhov's classic.
Theatre
Unmoored Melancholy: A Review of Uncle Vanya
By Erin Harrington
Sublime Worlds: A Review of Barbara Tuck’s ‘Plume of Steam’
Read Time: 11 mins
Jessica Douglas ruminates on the under-appreciated...
Art
Sublime Worlds: A Review of Barbara Tuck’s ‘Plume of Steam’
By Jessica Douglas
Paper Shrine: A Review of Amadeus
Read Time: 8 mins
Sam Brooks reviews Auckland Theatre Company's production...
Theatre
Paper Shrine: A Review of Amadeus
By Sam Brooks
This Puppet's My Shepherd: A Review of Hand To God
Read Time: 9 mins
Matthew Loveranes reviews Circa Theatre's season of...
Theatre
This Puppet's My Shepherd: A Review of Hand To God
By Matt Loveranes
Wānanga kōrero: Our mana is inherent
Read Time: 18 mins
How do we curate ourselves into existence? Mātauranga...
Art
Wānanga kōrero: Our mana is inherent
By Matariki Williams
It's About You: A review of Hopes Dashed? The Economics of Gender Inequality
Read Time: 7 mins
Lynn Davidson wondered if she was the right person...
Literature
It's About You: A review of Hopes Dashed? The Economics of Gender Inequality
By Lynn Davidson
He mau mana‘o no ko Honolulu Hō‘ike‘ike Hana No‘eau o nā Lua Makahiki: Thoughts on the Honolulu Biennial
Read Time: 8 mins
Artist, writer and curator Léuli Eshrāghi talks ecology...
Art
He mau mana‘o no ko Honolulu Hō‘ike‘ike Hana No‘eau o nā Lua Makahiki: Thoughts on the Honolulu Biennial
By Léuli Eshrāghi
The Beautiful World: A Review of Some Things to Place in a Coffin
Read Time: 5 mins
Helen Lehndorf spends some time with Bill Manhire'...
Literature
The Beautiful World: A Review of Some Things to Place in a Coffin
By Helen Lehndorf
Celebrating Difference: A Response to 'Here and Now' Festival Works
Read Time: 3 mins
Astrid, 14, responds to Here and Now Festival works...
Theatre
Celebrating Difference: A Response to 'Here and Now' Festival Works
By Astrid
The Magical Mundane: A Review of Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
Read Time: 6 mins
Little Dog Barking Theatre Company adapts Mem Fox...
Theatre
The Magical Mundane: A Review of Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
By Adam Goodall
Moira's Lament: A Conversational Review of Boys
Read Time: 20 mins
Kate Prior went to Auckland Theatre Company's production...
Theatre
Moira's Lament: A Conversational Review of Boys
By Kate Prior
Idiosyncratic Man O’War: A review of Blood Ties
Read Time: 10 mins
Vaughan Rapatahana reviews Blood Ties by Jeffrey Paparoa...
Literature
Idiosyncratic Man O’War: A review of Blood Ties
By Vaughan Rapatahana
Reality Is Already Augmented: William Linscott's 'XCIII'
Read Time: 10 mins
Eloise Callister-Baker on William Linscott's new work...
Art
Reality Is Already Augmented: William Linscott's 'XCIII'
By Eloise Callister-Baker
We All Have A Story: A Review of Weave
Read Time: 6 mins
A veritable tapestry of New Zealand stories, Madeleine...
Theatre
We All Have A Story: A Review of Weave
By Madeleine De Young
A Marketable Femininity: A Review of FLAPS: Retouched
Read Time: 9 mins
FLAPS: Retouched sells itself as a visceral, honest...
Theatre
A Marketable Femininity: A Review of FLAPS: Retouched
By Jess Bates
What’s Opera Got That Theatre Doesn’t?: A Conversational Review of "The Bonefeeder"
Read Time: 20 mins
Alex Taylor, Frances Moore and Alice Canton discuss...
Theatre
What’s Opera Got That Theatre Doesn’t?: A Conversational Review of "The Bonefeeder"
By Pantograph Punch
There's Other People: A Review of Every Brilliant Thing
Read Time: 6 mins
"You're six years old. Mum's in hospital. Dad says...
Theatre
There's Other People: A Review of Every Brilliant Thing
By Sam Brooks
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
Politics of a Battlefield: A Review of Anzac Eve
Read Time: 7 mins
In Dave Armstrong's Anzac Eve, four millennials sit...
Theatre
Politics of a Battlefield: A Review of Anzac Eve
By Adam Goodall
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
What Was Old Is New Again: A Review of Yellow Face
Read Time: 8 mins
Moana Ete reviews Red Scare Theatre's new production...
Theatre
What Was Old Is New Again: A Review of Yellow Face
By Moana Ete
A Breath of Fresh Air: A Review of 'One Thousand Ropes'
Read Time: 5 mins
Lana Lopesi considers the contradictionary nature...
Screen
A Breath of Fresh Air: A Review of 'One Thousand Ropes'
By Lana Lopesi
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