Loose Canons: Sophie Roberts
A Letter from Bombay, or Mumbai: On the Troubles of Renaming as a Decolonial Act
Loose Canons: Isobel MacKinnon

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Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists we love to share five things that have informed their work. Meet the rest of our Loose Canons here.

Award-winning director Sophie Roberts graduated from Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School in 2007. From 2008 to 2014 she freelanced as a director and theatre-maker, creating work for many of Auckland and Wellington’s major theatre companies and...

Art

What's in a name? The history of a place, its present, and its future. 

In the home studio of artists Shreyas Karle and Hemali Bhuta, tucked into a rocky cliff on the edge of the Borivali forest, my references to our locale disrupt the easy flow of our conversation. In describing my experience of returning to India from Aotearoa, I self-consciously stumble between referring to this city as Bombay...

Theatre

Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists we love to share five things that have informed their work. Meet the rest of our Loose Canons here.

Isobel MacKinnon is a busy lassie. The Wellington-based performance maker and director has been touring with multi-award-winning show My Best Dead Friend (co-created with Anya Tate-Manning) to Tauranga, Dunedin and Nelson arts festivals, and the...

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Theatre
Loose Canons: Sophie Roberts
Art
A Letter from Bombay, or Mumbai: On the Troubles of Renaming as a Decolonial Act
Theatre
Loose Canons: Isobel MacKinnon
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Ahead of National Poetry Day on Friday, we point to...
Literature
The Pantograph Punch Recommends: National Poetry Day
By Pantograph Punch
Missing Screws and Disappearing Months: Living in the Shadow of a Traumatic Brain Injury
Read Time: 8 mins
In January this year, a light fitting fell three metres...
Society
Missing Screws and Disappearing Months: Living in the Shadow of a Traumatic Brain Injury
By Hayden Donnell
Sonic Shadows and Personal Mavericks: Ten Composers Who've Shaped My Work
Read Time: 14 mins
SOUNZ Contemporary Award winner Alex Taylor shares...
Music
Sonic Shadows and Personal Mavericks: Ten Composers Who've Shaped My Work
By Alex Taylor
The Grit, The Colour: An Interview with Alex Taylor
Read Time: 16 mins
Classical music: there's never been so misleading...
Music
The Grit, The Colour: An Interview with Alex Taylor
By Rosabel Tan
Internet Histories | 5 August
Read Time: 3 mins
This fortnight: THAT Fox interview, poetry and the...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 5 August
By Pantograph Punch
Divine Muscles Flex: An Oral History of Skeptics
Read Time: 22 mins
Music
Divine Muscles Flex: An Oral History of Skeptics
By Gavin Bertram
John Ward Knox: Choreographer of Objects
Read Time: 12 mins
Drawing on past and very recent encounters with his...
Art
John Ward Knox: Choreographer of Objects
By Mythily Meher
When Justice is Gone, There's Always Force
Read Time: 12 mins
The new Superman movie is a confused mess, but it...
Screen
When Justice is Gone, There's Always Force
By Matt Harnett