An Unpredictable Micro-event: On Nicolás Paris
Into Te Ao Mārama: A Review of ‘Māori Moving Image: An Open Archive’
My Big Fat Pākehā Pōwhiri: A Review of Inheritance

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Art

Colombian artist Nicolás Paris is the latest international artist in residence at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. His exhibition ko ngā herenga kei waenga i a tātou, lo que nos une, what connects us is a perplexing display of plants, short videos and hanging canopies of driftwood. Megan Dunn talks to the artist.

 

Tool

“Do you want to start here?” Nicolás Paris asked.

“Yes. Is this a tool?...

Art

Chevron Hassett reviews the potential and the future in Māori Moving Image: An Open Archive at the Dowse Art Museum.

“In the beginning was Te Kore, the void. Then came Te Pō, the potential. Then Te Ao Mārama, enlightenment. Such was the creation of the world and the process of the creation of my art.” – Cliff Whiting.

To begin we must understand Te Kore, the void. It is the initial construct, before...

Theatre

What do we inherit? How can we move forward from the violence of the past? Inheritance asks hard questions with surprising playfulness. New Volumes critic India Essuah reviews.

“I don’t know the words,” I hear the person next to me whisper nervously. During a scene in Inheritance, performers Jess Holly Bates (Pākehā) and Forest Kapo (Te Āti Awa, Ngāti Raukawa) turn the theatre’s opposing rows into a...

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Art
An Unpredictable Micro-event: On Nicolás Paris
Art
Into Te Ao Mārama: A Review of ‘Māori Moving Image: An Open Archive’
Theatre
My Big Fat Pākehā Pōwhiri: A Review of Inheritance
For Marjorie: Experiencing the 20th Century Through The Mental Health System
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Elizabeth Beattie on her grandmother, and 60 years...
Society
For Marjorie: Experiencing the 20th Century Through The Mental Health System
By Elizabeth Beattie
Loose Canons: Julia Croft
Read Time: 7 mins
Julia Croft on risks, necessity and the loud, unapologetic...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Julia Croft
By Julia Croft
In Conversation: Joan Fleming and Ashleigh Young
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Joan Fleming and Ashleigh Young talk poetry and obsessions...
Literature
In Conversation: Joan Fleming and Ashleigh Young
By Ashleigh Young
The Observance and the Breach: Rom Harré on Life and its Rules
Read Time: 36 mins
Society
The Observance and the Breach: Rom Harré on Life and its Rules
By David Hall
Invisible in high-vis: the hidden world of an event gimp
Read Time: 10 mins
Society
Invisible in high-vis: the hidden world of an event gimp
By Daniel East
Review: Not Psycho
Read Time: 5 mins
Sam Brooks review Fractious Tash's Not Psycho.
Theatre
Review: Not Psycho
By Sam Brooks
Curator's Tour: Taku Tāmaki at Auckland Museum
Read Time: 21 mins
More than simply a celebration of Auckland's past...
Art
Curator's Tour: Taku Tāmaki at Auckland Museum
By Rosabel Tan
Racism fills headlines across the ditch, too
Read Time: 7 mins
Society
Racism fills headlines across the ditch, too
By Kern Mangan-Walker