I’m Sick of Words Like ‘Diversity’, ‘Inclusion’ and ‘Representation’
Is That the Pacific Ocean, or Just My Tears? A Review of Moana Don’t Cry
Honour Thy Queer Ancestors: On Queer Progress

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Screen

Language is important but so is action. Julie Zhu challenges empty rhetoric in her speech at the Power of Inclusion film industry summit.

 

The Power of Inclusion was a two-day film industry summit in Auckland earlier this month that purported to “present a myriad of world views”, “posit future action to create a more inclusive industry and world” and to “catalyse the future of screen”. Attendees were...

Art

An exhibition about the Pacific should centre Pacific scholarship, right? Lana Lopesi asks this question of Te Tuhi’s Moana Don’t Cry. 

Over the 18th and 19th centuries, the Pacific Ocean was progressively divided. European and American explorers cut up the Pacific, what was said to be the last place to meet colonisation, permanently transforming its cultural, economic and ecological landscapes. With...

Society

Rainbow crossings and Pride Parades signal queer progress. But Will Hansen argues Aotearoa still has a long way to go for queer folk to feel safe.

When businesses throughout the Wellington CBD are covered head to toe in rainbow flags, why would we complain? When Wellington City Council commissions rainbow crossings, rainbow runways, rainbow precincts, to make us feel welcome and safe, why would...

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Screen
I’m Sick of Words Like ‘Diversity’, ‘Inclusion’ and ‘Representation’
Art
Is That the Pacific Ocean, or Just My Tears? A Review of Moana Don’t Cry
Society
Honour Thy Queer Ancestors: On Queer Progress
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
Read Time: 11 mins
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
Read Time: 17 mins
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...
News
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
Ruining the Fun
Read Time: 14 mins
Art
Ruining the Fun
By Keir Leslie