Body Talk: A Review Of Fleshies
Where Are The New Zealanders At Cannes Film Festival?
 The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to See in June

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Theatre

New Volumes critic Waveney Russ reviews the new play from Basement Theatre's Producer In Residence Alice Kirker, a smorgasbord of scenes and stories about bodies, brains and the pressure society puts them under.

Hands are my favourite part of the human body. They’re the first fleshy extension of myself that enters any new situation. Holding the pen that signs a contract for a job, running through...

Screen

Twenty-six years after The Piano, Doug Dillaman goes to Cannes and finds that New Zealand films are conspicuously nowhere to be seen.

In 1994, no one at Cannes could ignore New Zealand. Off the back of Jane Campion's history-making Palme D'Or victory for The Piano the year prior, 1994’s programme featured not only two short films in competition (Niki Caro's Sure To Rise and Grant Lahood's Lemming Aid...

Art

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

An exciting new art space opened this month in Ōtāhuhu: Vunilagi Vou, a gallery with contemporary Pacific art and audiences at its core, will show a new exhibition each month, sell artworks and objects and provide a communal space for creatives to come together. Gallery Director Ema Tavola (Fiji, Pākehā) says there will...

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Theatre
Body Talk: A Review Of Fleshies
Screen
Where Are The New Zealanders At Cannes Film Festival?
Art
The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to See in June
Your Brain Can Be a Dick: Disabled Writers and Ableism in Aotearoa
Read Time: 16 mins
Elizabeth Heritage argues for greater accessibility...
Literature
Your Brain Can Be a Dick: Disabled Writers and Ableism in Aotearoa
By Elizabeth Heritage
Casting a Light on Women’s Shadow Labour: A Review of Past Caring? Women, Work and Emotion
Read Time: 7 mins
Sarah Jane Barnett reviews Past Caring? Women Work...
Literature
Casting a Light on Women’s Shadow Labour: A Review of Past Caring? Women, Work and Emotion
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Feminist Futures: A Review of Working On My Night Moves
Read Time: 11 mins
New Volumes critic India Essuah heads into darkness...
Theatre
Feminist Futures: A Review of Working On My Night Moves
By India Essuah
Thoughts From Within Seven Caves
Read Time: 9 mins
Coming back from death, Arcia Tecun shares his experiences...
Society
Thoughts From Within Seven Caves
By Arcia Tecun
Feeding the Starlings: Six Writers on the Value of Creative Communities
Read Time: 14 mins
Rebecca Hawkes, essa may ranapiri, Eleanor Rose King...
Literature
Feeding the Starlings: Six Writers on the Value of Creative Communities
By Pantograph Punch
Loose Canons: Anapela Polata'ivao
Read Time: 4 mins
Iconic Auckland performer and director Anapela Polata...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Anapela Polata'ivao
By Anapela Polata'ivao
Whose Voice Is It Anyway: A Review of Actressexual
Read Time: 9 mins
Kate Prior reviews Sam Brooks' Actressexual and finds...
Theatre
Whose Voice Is It Anyway: A Review of Actressexual
By Kate Prior
The Power of Mangy Dogs
Read Time: 9 mins
Tusiata Avia's barnstorming poetry comes to life at...
Theatre
The Power of Mangy Dogs
By Lana Lopesi