Waveney Russ is a second-year Bachelor of Arts student at the University of Otago, studying politics, art history and Indigenous development. She has worked as the Visual Arts Editor for student magazine Critic, and hosts the Dunedin Public Art Gallery arts and culture show on Radio One. Her writing is due to feature in the Blue Oyster Art Project Space 2017 annual and HAMSTER Issue 3.
Can we be masculine, feminine and neither, all at once? I Wanna Be Mark Wahlberg by Melody Rachel is a performative exploration of the body. Waveney Russ reviews.
What things are worth living for? Waveney Russ ponders this question in this review of Every Brilliant Thing at Silo Theatre.
New Volumes critic Waveney Russ reviews the new play from Basement Theatre's Producer In Residence Alice Kirker, a smorgasbord of scenes and stories about bodies, brains and the pressure society puts them under.
New Volumes critic Waveney Russ digs into the decolonising power of Grace Bentley's new one-woman solo at Basement Theatre.
Can anyone save New Zealand? New Volumes critic Waveney Russ reviews Jacinda.
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