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
Survival Tactics: A Review of WEiRdO
Read Time: 8 mins
Matt Loveranes reviews Waylon Edwards, Jane Yonge...
Theatre
Survival Tactics: A Review of WEiRdO
By Matt Loveranes
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in November
Read Time: 8 mins
A monthly round-up of notable, controversial and unmissable...
Art
The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in November
By Pantograph Punch
Burying Architecture: A Review of Future Islands
Read Time: 8 mins
Can architecture survive the burdens of exhibition...
Art
Burying Architecture: A Review of Future Islands
By Sharon Lam
Why Can't We All Just Get Along? The Literature Edition
Read Time: 32 mins
Tusiata Avia, Vaughan Rapatahana, and Maria McMillan...
Literature
Why Can't We All Just Get Along? The Literature Edition
By Pantograph Punch
Feeling Uncomfortable: An Interview with Gina Matchitt
Read Time: 15 mins
Lucy Jackson and Gina Matchitt talk homelessness,...
Art
Feeling Uncomfortable: An Interview with Gina Matchitt
By Lucy Jackson
Pantograph Picks: LitCrawl 2017
Read Time: 5 mins
Our top picks from Wellington's LitCrawl 2017.
Literature
Pantograph Picks: LitCrawl 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Big Ups: 4 Things From October 2017 Worth Reading Again
Read Time: 4 mins
Our monthly round-up of things from The Pantograph...
Knockouts
Big Ups: 4 Things From October 2017 Worth Reading Again
By Pantograph Punch
Le Téléphone Aphrodisiaque: A Review of Lobsters
Read Time: 5 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Lucy Marinkovich's dance/theatre...
Theatre
Le Téléphone Aphrodisiaque: A Review of Lobsters
By Adam Goodall