The Unheard Scream: A Review of Windigo
There's Something Wrong With Art Writing
It Came From The Attic

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Returning to her grandmother’s home in the Lac Seul Reserve in northwestern Ontario, Canadian choreographer of mixed Oji-Cree and settler heritage Lara Kramer confronts a latent war lurking under the surface. Madeleine De Young reviews.

Two men and a woman sit on mattresses. It’s still. Quiet. The air is filled with a quiet crunching – reverberating atmospheric noise. The fill of the outside world....

Art

Have you ever looked at an art essay and had your eyes glaze over so hard you accidentally bought shares in Krispy Kreme? Vanessa Crofskey is sick of exclusive jargon.

Let’s start with a very real Master’s critique I was a part of:

Esteemed guest:These paintings reminds me of [redacted 19th century artist]

University Lecturer: Yes, but I would say that the style is more in the taste of [redacted...

Music

Daniel Blackball, co-founder of the recently-closed Dunedin label/studio/DIY venue The Attic, reminisces about a scene that didn't give two shits about the 'new Dunedin Sound', let alone whether it was part of it.

Some nights, long after business hours, you might have heard music ricocheting through an alleyway on George Street, Dunedin’s main drag. More often than not, this was coming from the 70s-themed...

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The Unheard Scream: A Review of Windigo
Art
There's Something Wrong With Art Writing
Music
It Came From The Attic
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Loose Canons
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Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Tayi Tibble
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Winner of the prestigious Adam New Zealand Play Award...
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Everyday Aroha: A Review of Pakaru
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Theatre
The Menace of Memory: A Review of Pōhutu
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Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Lucinda Bennett
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Literature
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