Far From Vanity: Six Profiles of Independent Aotearoa Authors
Loose Canons: Miriama Mcdowell
From Dwelling to Destination: On New Zealand’s House Museums

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Literature

Antony Millen challenges the stereotype that authors who publish their own work are vainglorious, or a lower class of writer. 

In previous ‘indie roundups,’ The Pantograph Punch has featured new books produced by independent publishing houses. These houses are small but have many rooms, occupied by editors, publicists, cover designers, social media managers, web designers, financial managers and administrators...

Loose Canons

Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists we love to share five things that have informed their work. Meet the rest of our Loose Canons here.

Two short years after graduating form Toi Whakaari, Miriama McDowell had starred in various films and and television series: Toa Fraser’s debut feature No. 2, television series Interrogation and Taonga. Since then, her screen credits include sci-fi thriller...

Art

Sebastian Clarke on the character and reputation of our most idiosyncratic institutions. 

I will eschew any suspense and begin with an admission: I’m a hound for house museums. I seek out these introspective havens peppered throughout Aotearoa with great fervour. My self-appointed role as loyal advocate for our house museums emerged not by epiphany, but thanks to a scratchy, woven basket. Said basket...

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Literature
Far From Vanity: Six Profiles of Independent Aotearoa Authors
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Miriama Mcdowell
Art
From Dwelling to Destination: On New Zealand’s House Museums
Tricky Dick: A Review of 'Something to Behold!'
Read Time: 26 mins
Lachlan Taylor on the unending colonialism of Dick...
Art
Tricky Dick: A Review of 'Something to Behold!'
By Lachlan Taylor
The Silent Killing Ground: Abortion in Aotearoa
Read Time: 13 mins
In this essay, Justine Whitfield tells the story of...
Literature
The Silent Killing Ground: Abortion in Aotearoa
By Justine Whitfield
We're Here, We're Queer, We're Going Nowhere: FAFSWAG at The Basement in 2017
Read Time: 30 mins
FAFSWAG have had a big year. As their third Basement...
Theatre
We're Here, We're Queer, We're Going Nowhere: FAFSWAG at The Basement in 2017
By Kate Prior
The Edited Self: An Interview with Jordana Bragg
Read Time: 15 mins
Ellie-Lee Duncan and Jordana Bragg talk about archiving...
Art
The Edited Self: An Interview with Jordana Bragg
By Ellie Lee-Duncan
Resident Tourists: A Review of Ancient Shrines and Half-Truths
Read Time: 5 mins
Now performing in their home town after a season in...
Theatre
Resident Tourists: A Review of Ancient Shrines and Half-Truths
By Matt Loveranes
One Eye On The Mirror: A Review of Body Double
Read Time: 10 mins
Hannah Banks reviews BATS Theatre's STAB production...
Theatre
One Eye On The Mirror: A Review of Body Double
By Hannah Banks
Miniature Dreamscapes: A Review of Peter and the Wolf
Read Time: 4 mins
Silo Theatre's latest production sets Prokofiev's...
Theatre
Miniature Dreamscapes: A Review of Peter and the Wolf
By Madeleine De Young
Kindness of Strangers: A review of Sodden Downstream
Read Time: 8 mins
Therese Lloyd reviews Brannavan Gnanalingam's latest...
Literature
Kindness of Strangers: A review of Sodden Downstream
By Therese Lloyd