Your Brain Can Be a Dick: Disabled Writers and Ableism in Aotearoa
Casting a Light on Women’s Shadow Labour: A Review of Past Caring? Women, Work and Emotion
Feminist Futures: A Review of Working On My Night Moves

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Literature

Elizabeth Heritage argues for greater accessibility in the literary community.

Feature image: (Clockwise from top left) Trish Harris, Helen Vivienne Fletcher, Ben Brown, Steff Green, Sarah Lin Wilson, Jared Flitcroft, Stella Carruthers and Allyson Hamblett.

Across Aotearoa right now there are disabled writers creating everything from spoken-word poetry to films to bestselling paranormal romance...

Literature

The pun of the title says it all: with our tiring history of care work, are women past caring? The very existence of this new history, with all-women contributors, tells us the answer is obviously no.

Feature image: Anne Noble, ‘the Thetfords cooking together’, from the exhibition Hidden Lives: the work of care. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington 0.027961/2.

Much care has gone...

Theatre

New Volumes critic India Essuah heads into darkness with Working On My Night Moves, a new performance work from Julia Croft and Nisha Madhan that challenges us to imagine a world radically reshaped around a bold and powerful feminism.

Every year my primary school held a school fair, and every year the Year Four classroom was turned into a maze for it. The year I was in that class, I remember watching...

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Literature
Your Brain Can Be a Dick: Disabled Writers and Ableism in Aotearoa
Literature
Casting a Light on Women’s Shadow Labour: A Review of Past Caring? Women, Work and Emotion
Theatre
Feminist Futures: A Review of Working On My Night Moves
A Letter from Bombay, or Mumbai: On the Troubles of Renaming as a Decolonial Act
Read Time: 29 mins
What's in a name? The history of a place, its present...
Art
A Letter from Bombay, or Mumbai: On the Troubles of Renaming as a Decolonial Act
By Balamohan Shingade
Loose Canons: Isobel MacKinnon
Read Time: 7 mins
Ahead of her and Meg Rollandi's 2018 STAB Commission...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Isobel MacKinnon
By Isobel MacKinnon
Playing The Meg Ryan Role: A Review of Bad Mood
Read Time: 7 mins
New Volumes critic Rachael Longshaw-Park reviews Bad...
Theatre
Playing The Meg Ryan Role: A Review of Bad Mood
By Rachael Longshaw-Park
Hard Shell, Soft Belly: A Review of Such Stuff As Dreams
Read Time: 8 mins
Rewritten and remounted after a season at Te Pou earlier...
Theatre
Hard Shell, Soft Belly: A Review of Such Stuff As Dreams
By India Essuah
Documenting a Struggle: On Merata Mita
Read Time: 10 mins
Brannavan Gnanalingam on the enduring legacy of Merata...
Screen
Documenting a Struggle: On Merata Mita
By Brannavan Gnanalingam
Loose Canons: Adam Rohe
Read Time: 8 mins
Director and performer Adam Rohe, most recently seen...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Adam Rohe
By Adam Rohe
The Pantograph Punch x Auckland Arts Festival 2019
Read Time: 19 mins
Announcing our talks programme for Auckland Arts Festival...
News
The Pantograph Punch x Auckland Arts Festival 2019
By Pantograph Punch
Working as a Trans Boy: An Extract from My Body, My Business: New Zealand Sex Workers in an Era of Change
Read Time: 19 mins
An extract from Caren Wilton’s new book My Body, My...
Society
Working as a Trans Boy: An Extract from My Body, My Business: New Zealand Sex Workers in an Era of Change
By Caren Wilton