An Unpredictable Micro-event: On Nicolás Paris
Into Te Ao Mārama: A Review of ‘Māori Moving Image: An Open Archive’
My Big Fat Pākehā Pōwhiri: A Review of Inheritance

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Art

Colombian artist Nicolás Paris is the latest international artist in residence at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. His exhibition ko ngā herenga kei waenga i a tātou, lo que nos une, what connects us is a perplexing display of plants, short videos and hanging canopies of driftwood. Megan Dunn talks to the artist.

 

Tool

“Do you want to start here?” Nicolás Paris asked.

“Yes. Is this a tool?...

Art

Chevron Hassett reviews the potential and the future in Māori Moving Image: An Open Archive at the Dowse Art Museum.

“In the beginning was Te Kore, the void. Then came Te Pō, the potential. Then Te Ao Mārama, enlightenment. Such was the creation of the world and the process of the creation of my art.” – Cliff Whiting.

To begin we must understand Te Kore, the void. It is the initial construct, before...

Theatre

What do we inherit? How can we move forward from the violence of the past? Inheritance asks hard questions with surprising playfulness. New Volumes critic India Essuah reviews.

“I don’t know the words,” I hear the person next to me whisper nervously. During a scene in Inheritance, performers Jess Holly Bates (Pākehā) and Forest Kapo (Te Āti Awa, Ngāti Raukawa) turn the theatre’s opposing rows into a...

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Art
An Unpredictable Micro-event: On Nicolás Paris
Art
Into Te Ao Mārama: A Review of ‘Māori Moving Image: An Open Archive’
Theatre
My Big Fat Pākehā Pōwhiri: A Review of Inheritance
Triple-Inception: A Review of Lick My Past
Read Time: 9 mins
Jess Bates revels in the joyous subversions of Nancy...
Theatre
Triple-Inception: A Review of Lick My Past
By Jess Bates
What's left of the Mugabe way?
Read Time: 11 mins
Where are the traces of Robert Mugabe? Murdoch Stephens...
Society
What's left of the Mugabe way?
By Murdoch Stephens
Threads of Inheritance: Areez Katki at Malcolm Smith Gallery
Read Time: 15 mins
Every textile tells a story, and the embroidered cloths...
Art
Threads of Inheritance: Areez Katki at Malcolm Smith Gallery
By Jane Groufsky
Read your favourite Ockham longlist authors right here on the Punch
Read Time: 3 mins
If you squint, we've published one out of every four...
Literature
Read your favourite Ockham longlist authors right here on the Punch
By Pantograph Punch
Loose Canons: Alex Lodge
Read Time: 11 mins
Alex Lodge, co-writer of the upcoming Circa play Modern...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Alex Lodge
By Alex Lodge
It Came From The Attic
Read Time: 20 mins
Daniel Blackball, co-founder of the recently-closed...
Music
It Came From The Attic
By Daniel Blackball
Spec-Fic Month: 'The National Conversation' by Victor Billot
Read Time: 5 mins
'The National Conversation' by Victor Billot
Literature
Spec-Fic Month: 'The National Conversation' by Victor Billot
By Victor Billot
Playground Battle: A Review of Lord of the Flies
Read Time: 9 mins
Centrepoint Theatre's latest Open Stage production...
Theatre
Playground Battle: A Review of Lord of the Flies
By Adam Goodall