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Ka Hao Te Rangatahi: On the Nets of Matthew McIntyre Wilson
Burning Out the Art Scene: How ST PAUL St Gallery are Doing Things Differently

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As one space closes, another opens. We revisit the closure of the Elam Fine Arts Library and look to where Samoa House Library is headed next. 

In March last year, The University of Auckland announced plans to close their purpose-built Creative Arts and Industries libraries, consolidating their collections into the General Library or off-campus storage facilities. The lofty reputations of each of...

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Can the ruptures to whakapapa be healed through the weaving of nets?

In a photograph taken by J McDonald in the early 20th century, reproduced by Te Rangi Hiroa (Peter Buck) in his 1926 book The Maori Craft of Netting, a moustached man – well put together in a jacket, shirt and tie – looks straight toward the camera. The photograph is tightly cropped, only just accommodating the peak of its subject...

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Across the arts, funding has reached a crisis point but expectations on gallery targets remain the same. ST PAUL St Gallery have made a pointed change – to take their lunch breaks. 

 

[It was my mentor], the late great Dickie Fox, who said, “The key to this business is personal relationships.” Suddenly, it was all pretty clear. The answer was fewer clients. Less money. More attention. Caring for them...

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Imagine a Library Like This
Art
Ka Hao Te Rangatahi: On the Nets of Matthew McIntyre Wilson
Art
Burning Out the Art Scene: How ST PAUL St Gallery are Doing Things Differently
Doing Love and the Act of Lying
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I don’t know, yet, if I’m going to be able to love...
Literature
Doing Love and the Act of Lying
By Kirsti Whalen
A Vast Black River of Type: The Novels of László Krasznahorkai
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Redemption and its dissidents: Matt McGregor on the...
Literature
A Vast Black River of Type: The Novels of László Krasznahorkai
By Matt McGregor
These Jewels on the Page: Anna Smaill
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We chat to Man Booker Prize long listee Anna Smaill...
Literature
These Jewels on the Page: Anna Smaill
By Kirsti Whalen
Announcing Subtexts: A short season of events at Q Theatre
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Presenting a short season of writerly events
The Pantograph Punch and Q Presents
Announcing Subtexts: A short season of events at Q Theatre
By Pantograph Punch
The Pantograph Presents: True or Troy?
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Can you tell the difference between a true film and...
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The Pantograph Presents: True or Troy?
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Meeting Big Bird
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Screen
Meeting Big Bird
By Kim Choe
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Our First Fundraiser Season
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The Pantograph Punch Presents: Our First Fundraiser Season
By Pantograph Punch
Between the Lines:  The Deliberate Disappearance of My Friend, Jack Hartnett
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Dispatches from the rehearsal room of Bullet Heart...
Theatre
Between the Lines: The Deliberate Disappearance of My Friend, Jack Hartnett
By Abraham Kunin