Paper Cuts: A Zine on Zinemaking in Aotearoa & Asia
To Embrace and To Occupy: An Interview with Chen Chen
The Art of Protest

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Forever the beloved babies of subcultures from science-fiction to punk, zines are the ultimate DIY publications. All you need to make one is paper and something to draw with. 

As a nod to the annual Wellington Zinefest and zines in general, Te-Whanganui-a-Tara born writer and publisher Nina Mingya Powles tells the story of how she got into zinemaking through the medium itself.

 

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The charming and candid Chinese-American poet Chen Chen is on his way to Aotearoa for the first time. Vanessa Crofskey sits down over Skype to speak with Chen about language, permission and what it means to be as fearless as a mango.

It’s been a busy past few months for Chen Chen. He’s spent the last month travelling across the globe for his writing, has been confirmed as the Jacob Ziskind Visiting...

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An extract from Protest Tautohetohe: Objects of Resistance, Persistence and Defiance, edited by Stephanie Gibson, Matariki Williams and Puawai Cairns.

Protest has always been, and continues to be, everywhere. It is at the core of democracy and a critical tool of citizenship. Diverse, dramatic, colourful, challenging, compelling, transformative; protest is also highly contested and controversial...

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Paper Cuts: A Zine on Zinemaking in Aotearoa & Asia
Literature
To Embrace and To Occupy: An Interview with Chen Chen
Art
The Art of Protest
Paper Cuts: A Zine on Zinemaking in Aotearoa & Asia
Read Time: 1 min
A zine about zines: Nina Mingya Powles makes a zine...
Art
Paper Cuts: A Zine on Zinemaking in Aotearoa & Asia
By Nina Mingya Powles
To Embrace and To Occupy: An Interview with Chen Chen
Read Time: 19 mins
Vanessa Crofskey speaks with Chen Chen about language...
Literature
To Embrace and To Occupy: An Interview with Chen Chen
By Vanessa Crofskey
The Art of Protest
Read Time: 16 mins
Ten New Zealand artworks from ‘Protest Tautohetohe...
Art
The Art of Protest
By Stephanie Gibson, Matariki Williams and Puawai Cairns
Painting With Whenua: An Interview with Raukura Turei
Read Time: 10 mins
Raukura Turei paints with natural clay pigment, evoking...
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Painting With Whenua: An Interview with Raukura Turei
By Jade Kake
Greetings from Hong Kong
Read Time: 13 mins
After more than 18 weeks amidst pro-democracy protests...
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Greetings from Hong Kong
By Sharon Lam
The Essence of the Book: A Review of Owls Do Cry
Read Time: 8 mins
Red Leap goes bold in the first theatre adaptation...
Theatre
The Essence of the Book: A Review of Owls Do Cry
By Rachael Longshaw-Park
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to See in October
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The best art on show this month in the dealer galleries...
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The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to See in October
By Pantograph Punch
Whakanuia: Pantograph Picks for Verb Festival 2019
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The Pantograph Punch team brings you our top picks...
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Whakanuia: Pantograph Picks for Verb Festival 2019
By Pantograph Punch