Always Something There to Remind Me: On Growing Up Amid Neoliberal Reforms
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to See in August
A Circle is a Sun: A Review of Mikala Dwyer’s ‘Earthcraft’

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What was growing up in Aotearoa like during the drastic neoliberal reforms of the 1980s? Mary Paul talks to six Generation X Aucklanders.

In the early 1990s I often woke at night worrying about how our children would manage in a newly competitive world. If they couldn’t strive to be the best, or at least buy into the idea of life as raw competition, how would they manage? It was not so much a feeling...

Art

A monthly round-up of artworks in Tāmaki Makaurau that we keep returning to.

Dan Arps and Fiona Clark. Hannah Valentine and Toss Woollaston. Two dual-artist shows – unlikely pairings, both – feature in this month’s picks. Plus, we just couldn’t go past the colour-drenched work of Cat Fooks.

Once again, our team of art critics, Lucinda Bennett, Lana Lopesi and Francis McWhannell, has searched the...

Art

Geometry, science fiction and appropriation of ancient forms collide in the multi-faceted sculptural work Earthcraft by Australian artist Mikala Dwyer. Victoria Wynne-Jones reviews.

Trembling slightly, an immense crystalline form hangs before a window. Cool winter light catches its facets and its glasslike surface glows white. In barely perceptible yet perpetual motion, it shifts in response to...

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Society
Always Something There to Remind Me: On Growing Up Amid Neoliberal Reforms
Art
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to See in August
Art
A Circle is a Sun: A Review of Mikala Dwyer’s ‘Earthcraft’
Goodbye, Number 11
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Ben Stanley remembers a childhood hero.
Society
Goodbye, Number 11
By Ben Stanley
In Conversation: Tim Corballis and Alice Miller
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Alice Miller talks to Tim Corballis about history,...
Literature
In Conversation: Tim Corballis and Alice Miller
By Alice Miller
 Our Lady of the Perpetually Moving Pedals: An Interview with Susan Alcorn
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Hermione Johnson talks to Susan Alcorn ahead of her...
Music
Our Lady of the Perpetually Moving Pedals: An Interview with Susan Alcorn
By Hermione Johnson
Ten or so TPPA Deep Cuts
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Joe Nunweek on what we've learnt about the TPPA so...
Society
Ten or so TPPA Deep Cuts
By Joe Nunweek
Hudson & Halls, Histories Intertwined
Read Time: 14 mins
As part of Silo Theatre's world premiere season of...
Theatre
Hudson & Halls, Histories Intertwined
By Rosabel Tan
The Kill Screen
Read Time: 5 mins
When you're creating something - whether it's a painting...
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The Kill Screen
By Pantograph Punch
Review: Hudson & Halls Live!
Read Time: 9 mins
Sam Brooks on Silo Theatre's Hudson & Halls Live!,...
Theatre
Review: Hudson & Halls Live!
By Sam Brooks
Machines Of Seamless Chaos
Read Time: 12 mins
Georgina Langdon-Pole on Joseph Herscher's elaborate...
Art
Machines Of Seamless Chaos
By Georgina Langdon-Pole