Four Pacific Female Painters: A review of This is a library
Claire Mabey’s Lockdown Booklist
Comfort Food: A review of Tiny Moons by Nina Mingya Powles

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Art

An exhibition that features four female Pacific painters is a rare thrill, writes Ioana Gordon-Smith.

I only came to know of Teuane Tibbo when her work was included in the 2013 Auckland Art Gallery group exhibition Home AKL. Tibbo (1895–1984), a Sāmoan-born and later Auckland-based painter, is often noted for the fact that she began painting aged 71, in the mid-1960s, without any formal training...

Literature

Director of Verb Festival and literary programmer for the New Zealand Festival of the Arts Claire Mabey shares her reading recommendations for these strange times.

Present Claire is extremely thankful to past Claire’s book-hoarding habits. There are the groaning bookshelves, but also the piles on the floor, on top of the piano, by the bed, by the baby’s bed, in boxes and stacked in a chest. It’s like...

Literature

Chris Tse finds familiarity and comfort in Nina Mingya Powles' book, Tiny Moons: A Year of Eating in Shanghai. 

An American friend visiting Wellington once remarked on the number of Malaysian restaurants we had dotted throughout the CBD. It wasn’t something I had really thought about – they’re a ubiquitous part of the city’s local culinary scene, sustained by the fervent support of their most loyal customers...

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Art
Four Pacific Female Painters: A review of This is a library
Literature
Claire Mabey’s Lockdown Booklist
Literature
Comfort Food: A review of Tiny Moons by Nina Mingya Powles
Internet Histories | 10 December
Read Time: 33 mins
This fortnight - when secrecy begets good journalistic...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 10 December
By Pantograph Punch
WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE
Read Time: 1 min
Photos, highlights and a full recording of the panel...
News
WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE
By Pantograph Punch
WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE: The Panelists, and Those Who Have Gone
Read Time: 3 mins
We ask our friends what drove or pulled them offshore...
News
WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE: The Panelists, and Those Who Have Gone
By Pantograph Punch
Internet Histories | 26 November
Read Time: 16 mins
Ice truck killers, social media insurgency, the best...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 26 November
By Pantograph Punch
WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE: Pantograph Punch Edition
Read Time: 5 mins
In anticipation of WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE, The Pantograph...
News
WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE: Pantograph Punch Edition
By Pantograph Punch
Chop/Stick: Michelle Ang and Jo Holsted in Conversation
Read Time: 26 mins
Rosabel Tan talks to Michelle Ang and Jo Holsted about...
Theatre
Chop/Stick: Michelle Ang and Jo Holsted in Conversation
By Rosabel Tan
Internet Histories | 12 November
Read Time: 13 mins
The tactics of fiction, the US elections: schadenfreude...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 12 November
By Pantograph Punch
The Basic Work of Writing: An Interview with Nicky Hager
Read Time: 21 mins
Matt Harnett talks to Nicky Hager on mass media, democracy...
Society
The Basic Work of Writing: An Interview with Nicky Hager
By Matt Harnett