Museums, Non-Neutrality and Writing Histories: An Interview with Sean Mallon
Artistic Agency in Public Agencies
Working Against a System That is Working Against Them: Contemporary LGBTQIA+ Writers in Aotearoa

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Lana Lopesi talks to Sean Mallon about the responsibilities and privileges of writing Pacific history as Te Papa’s Senior Curator Pacific Cultures. 

“Museums are not neutral” reads a t-shirt which hangs over a colleague’s chair in Sean Mallon’s office. The t-shirt is a collaboration between LaTanya Autry (cultural organiser/curator/art historian) and Mike Murawski (Director of Education and Public Programs...

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K. Emma Ng considers the possibilities and pressures in a new age of public art.                              

In 1976 New York City was in the midst of fiscal crisis. After a brush with bankruptcy the city was running on empty, its infrastructure crumbling. Among the artists working in this climate, Mierle Laderman Ukeles was making work about the labour of maintenance – born of her desire to unite her work as...

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In a beautiful personal essay, Jackson Nieuwland calls for an end to the erasure of queer identity in Aotearoa literature.

It wasn’t until I was 26 years old that I realised that I was genderqueer. I came to the realisation after being exposed to the work of other trans and non-binary writers. I found the poetry of Never Angeline Nørth, Joshua Jennifer Espinoza, Manuel Arturo Abreu, Jos Charles,...

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Museums, Non-Neutrality and Writing Histories: An Interview with Sean Mallon
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Working Against a System That is Working Against Them: Contemporary LGBTQIA+ Writers in Aotearoa
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