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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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
Sneak Peek: an Excerpt from LEFT
Read Time: 8 mins
A preview of LEFT, a new literary and visual anthology...
Literature
Sneak Peek: an Excerpt from LEFT
By Pantograph Punch
Review: The Deliberate Disappearance of My Friend, Jack Hartnett
Read Time: 5 mins
Sam Brooks reviews Bullet Heart Club's The Deliberate...
Theatre
Review: The Deliberate Disappearance of My Friend, Jack Hartnett
By Sam Brooks
Doing Love and the Act of Lying
Read Time: 15 mins
I don’t know, yet, if I’m going to be able to love...
Literature
Doing Love and the Act of Lying
By Kirsti Whalen
A Vast Black River of Type: The Novels of László Krasznahorkai
Read Time: 20 mins
Redemption and its dissidents: Matt McGregor on the...
Literature
A Vast Black River of Type: The Novels of László Krasznahorkai
By Matt McGregor
These Jewels on the Page: Anna Smaill
Read Time: 18 mins
We chat to Man Booker Prize long listee Anna Smaill...
Literature
These Jewels on the Page: Anna Smaill
By Kirsti Whalen
Announcing Subtexts: A short season of events at Q Theatre
Read Time: 5 mins
Presenting a short season of writerly events
The Pantograph Punch and Q Presents
Announcing Subtexts: A short season of events at Q Theatre
By Pantograph Punch
The Pantograph Presents: True or Troy?
Read Time: 2 mins
Can you tell the difference between a true film and...
News
The Pantograph Presents: True or Troy?
By Pantograph Punch
Meeting Big Bird
Read Time: 9 mins
Screen
Meeting Big Bird
By Kim Choe