Myth on Myth, Art as Autopsy
Writers Festival Roundup - The Read, The Writ and The Worthy
From the Cutting Room Floor: Fallout

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The accompanying catalogue to Heather Straka’s 2009 series ‘The Sleeping Room’ begins with an explanation of autopsy – what it is (‘a medical procedure to establishing the cause and manner of death’,), and the Greek words it comes from (‘auto’ – self, and ‘opsis’ – spectacle, likeness, or sight).

This makes perfect and literal sense in the context of the exhibition, where paintings of wilting flowers sit alongside...

Literature
Philip McSweeney, Festival Attendee  

On Saturday, I had acquired enough of a quiet accord with David Mitchell that he offered me a “sup” nod of recognition when we passed each other, post-Murakami.

The next day, we had clearly developed enough of an affinity for him to feel comfortable offering me personal advice. He put it delicately and kindly: “You smoke!? You bloody idiot. The tobacco industry...

Theatre

Six years ago, Bronwyn Elsmore wrote Where Were You, a 60-page play about the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior. It wasn’t performed at the time, but late last year she met with Jennifer Ward-Lealand. “When I read it,” Jennifer remembers, “I saw enough in it to make me think this could be a great show.” Jennifer came on board as a director, and Last Tapes Theatre Company, Robin Kelly and Cherie Moore, came...

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Art
Myth on Myth, Art as Autopsy
Literature
Writers Festival Roundup - The Read, The Writ and The Worthy
Theatre
From the Cutting Room Floor: Fallout
Myth on Myth, Art as Autopsy
Read Time: 15 mins
Natasha Frost on the work of Heather Straka and Marian...
Art
Myth on Myth, Art as Autopsy
By Natasha Frost
Writers Festival Roundup - The Read, The Writ and The Worthy
Read Time: 11 mins
Philip McSweeney, Annaleese Jochems and Kirsti Whalen...
Literature
Writers Festival Roundup - The Read, The Writ and The Worthy
By Pantograph Punch
From the Cutting Room Floor: Fallout
Read Time: 18 mins
We chat to the cast and crew of Fallout about their...
Theatre
From the Cutting Room Floor: Fallout
By Rosabel Tan
Landmarks and Features: Henrietta Harris
Read Time: 8 mins
We chat to New Zealand artist Henrietta Harris about...
Art
Landmarks and Features: Henrietta Harris
By Rosabel Tan
Between The Lines: Lance's Tape
Read Time: 6 mins
Edward Castelow on the origins of Dictaphone Blues...
Music
Between The Lines: Lance's Tape
By Edward Castelow
Billy Apple®: The Artist Has to Live Like Everybody Else
Read Time: 18 mins
Claire Duncan on the Billy Apple retrospective, currently...
Art
Billy Apple®: The Artist Has to Live Like Everybody Else
By Claire Duncan
Music from Another Room: An Interview with David Mitchell
Read Time: 25 mins
We chat to David Mitchell about time, death, and creating...
Literature
Music from Another Room: An Interview with David Mitchell
By Michelle Langstone
Review: No More Dancing In The Good Room
Read Time: 4 mins
Sam Brooks reviews Chris Parker's No More Dancing...
Theatre
Review: No More Dancing In The Good Room
By Sam Brooks
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