The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to See in October
Whakanuia: Pantograph Picks for Verb Festival 2019
I’m Sick of Words Like ‘Diversity’, ‘Inclusion’ and ‘Representation’

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Art

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

Soft sculptures and spiky crustaceous cakes. Pastels and pearlescent sheen. Feminine aesthetics prevail in Claudia Jowitt and Hanna Shim’s sculptural works, in contrast to the monochromatic, punk zine palette of Hugo Koha Lindsay’s large-scale abstract paintings.

Once again, our team of art critics, Lucinda Bennett, Lana...

Literature

Wellington’s favourite indie literature festival returns with fancy new clothes, a punchy new name and a rudely good programme. Running from 6–10 November, Verb Festival includes the classic Saturday evening LitCrawl surrounded by five days’ worth of less frantic occassions, lovingly curated and featuring local, national and international writers.

Pantograph Punch editors Faith Wilson, Ataria Sharman...

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...

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Art
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to See in October
Literature
Whakanuia: Pantograph Picks for Verb Festival 2019
Screen
I’m Sick of Words Like ‘Diversity’, ‘Inclusion’ and ‘Representation’
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
Meanness and Putrid Genes: My Nebraska
Read Time: 14 mins
Alaister J Moghan uses the songs of Nebraska - Bruce...
Music
Meanness and Putrid Genes: My Nebraska
By Alaister J Moghan
Subduction
Read Time: 8 mins
A boy jumps from a floating crane and ends up at the...
Society
Subduction
By Sam McNeil Paterson
Review: Dead Men's Wars
Read Time: 8 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Dead Men's Wars
Theatre
Review: Dead Men's Wars
By Adam Goodall
A Hudson and Halls Dinner Experience
Read Time: 3 mins
Our final event of the year, we're inviting our friends...
News
A Hudson and Halls Dinner Experience
By Pantograph Punch
Review: The Angry Brigade
Read Time: 9 mins
Theatre
Review: The Angry Brigade
By Adam Goodall
Less 'Man Drought', More 'Woman Flood' - A Conversation on No Country For Old Maids
Read Time: 19 mins
Joan Fleming talks to Dr Hannah August about her new...
Society
Less 'Man Drought', More 'Woman Flood' - A Conversation on No Country For Old Maids
By Joan Fleming