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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Society

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’
The Craft: An Interview with Jennifer Ludlam
Read Time: 34 mins
The first in a new longform interview series, Josephine...
Theatre
The Craft: An Interview with Jennifer Ludlam
By Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu
Loose Canons: Sam Brooks
Read Time: 10 mins
Theatre
Loose Canons: Sam Brooks
By Sam Brooks
Review: The Bookbinder
Read Time: 5 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Trick of the Light's The Bookbinder...
Theatre
Review: The Bookbinder
By Adam Goodall
Yung Start-Up
Read Time: 12 mins
Patrick Hunn on art, commerce and amateurism.
Art
Yung Start-Up
By Patrick Hunn
Late Night Art at Auckland Art Gallery
Read Time: 1 min
Presenting a one-off evening at Auckland Art Gallery...
News
Late Night Art at Auckland Art Gallery
By Pantograph Punch
Loose Canons: Eamonn Marra
Read Time: 7 mins
Theatre
Loose Canons: Eamonn Marra
By Eamonn Marra
The Revolution of the Misspell
Read Time: 15 mins
Fury on pronouns, spelling and language as tools for...
Literature
The Revolution of the Misspell
By Fury
Review: This Must Be The Place
Read Time: 3 mins
This Must Be The Place has potential, but lacks complexity...
Literature
Review: This Must Be The Place
By Annaleese Jochems