Author
Rosabel Tan

Rosabel is the founding editor of The Pantograph Punch. She holds an MA with distinction in Creative Writing and Psychology and was an inaugural recipient of the Lancewood / Horoeka Reading Grant. Her writing has been published in SportHue & Cry, 1972, Metro and The Spinoff.

Elsewhere, she leads audience development projects with galleries and performing arts companies, and her clients include Auckland Art Gallery, QAGOMA, the Museum of Brisbane, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and City Gallery.

 

Latest Articles:
White Rabbit, Red Rabbit: Nassim Soleimanpour and the Politics of Freedom
Read Time: 13 mins
They call it the play nobody's allowed to talk about...
Theatre
White Rabbit, Red Rabbit: Nassim Soleimanpour and the Politics of Freedom
By Rosabel Tan
Moments of Being: An Interview With Aorewa McLeod
Read Time: 11 mins
When you're writing a novel about your life, how do...
Literature
Moments of Being: An Interview With Aorewa McLeod
By Rosabel Tan
Ten Things I Enjoyed in Auckland Theatre This Year
Read Time: 16 mins
Rosabel reflects on a year of Auckland theatre: what...
Theatre
Ten Things I Enjoyed in Auckland Theatre This Year
By Rosabel Tan
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
Things That Baffle Me, That Confound Me, That Make Me Sad
Read Time: 7 mins
Pip Adam: 2011 winner of the Best First Book Award...
Literature
Things That Baffle Me, That Confound Me, That Make Me Sad
By Rosabel Tan
The Magic of Not Knowing: New Zealand's Only Centre for Memory Extraction
Read Time: 12 mins
It had all the makings of a bad end: three unlikely...
Art
The Magic of Not Knowing: New Zealand's Only Centre for Memory Extraction
By Rosabel Tan
National Poetry Day! Yeah, It's a Real Thing
Read Time: 9 mins
It's National Poetry Day! To celebrate, Rosabel talks...
Features
National Poetry Day! Yeah, It's a Real Thing
By Rosabel Tan
Those Smaller Reverberations: Fictional Meals
Read Time: 3 mins
Novels can sometimes have a profound impact, while...
Art
Those Smaller Reverberations: Fictional Meals
By Rosabel Tan
Love Letters to The Critic II: Duncan Greive & Chip Matthews in Conversation
Read Time: 24 mins
In 2003, Duncan Greive wrote a damning review of Opensouls...
Music
Love Letters to The Critic II: Duncan Greive & Chip Matthews in Conversation
By Rosabel Tan
Love Letters to the Critic I
Read Time: 14 mins
With paid critics threatening to go the way of the...
Art
Love Letters to the Critic I
By Rosabel Tan
Does The Listener Even Know How to Use The Internet?
Read Time: 4 mins
In which Guy Somerset claims without irony that The...
Theatre
Does The Listener Even Know How to Use The Internet?
By Rosabel Tan
Tweets as Fiction: Black Box by Jennifer Egan
Read Time: 2 mins
Why Jennifer Egan is more exciting than Frowny Franzen...
Internet Histories
Tweets as Fiction: Black Box by Jennifer Egan
By Rosabel Tan
Ten Short Stories I Enjoyed This Year
Read Time: 24 mins
Highlights from a year spent reading short stories...
Features
Ten Short Stories I Enjoyed This Year
By Rosabel Tan
The Art of the Inscription
Read Time: 3 mins
A selection of gorgeous book inscriptions, courtesy...
Literature
The Art of the Inscription
By Rosabel Tan
April Reading
Read Time: 8 mins
Internet Histories
April Reading
By Rosabel Tan
A Visit To The Online World Of Flesh-Eaters
Read Time: 1 min
Internet Histories
A Visit To The Online World Of Flesh-Eaters
By Rosabel Tan
The Social Network: The Screenplay
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Internet Histories
The Social Network: The Screenplay
By Rosabel Tan
Ten Articles That Defined My Year
Read Time: 11 mins
Internet Histories
Ten Articles That Defined My Year
By Rosabel Tan
Man After Man: An Anthropology of the Future
Read Time: 3 mins
Art
Man After Man: An Anthropology of the Future
By Rosabel Tan
How to Make Your Urine Glow in the Dark
Read Time: 2 mins
Society
How to Make Your Urine Glow in the Dark
By Rosabel Tan
Hell is Empty and All The Devils are Here
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Internet Histories
Hell is Empty and All The Devils are Here
By Rosabel Tan
Here's the Situation
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Internet Histories
Here's the Situation
By Rosabel Tan
The New Zealand Story?
Read Time: 6 mins
Literature
The New Zealand Story?
By Rosabel Tan
Aurora Borealis FOR EVERYONE!!!1
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Internet Histories
Aurora Borealis FOR EVERYONE!!!1
By Rosabel Tan
Tao on Tao
Read Time: 3 mins
Literature
Tao on Tao
By Rosabel Tan
James Franco and The Absurd
Read Time: 3 mins
Art
James Franco and The Absurd
By Rosabel Tan
Escape Da Cakes: Rambo
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Internet Histories
Escape Da Cakes: Rambo
By Rosabel Tan
The Secret History
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Literature
The Secret History
By Rosabel Tan
69 Love Songs, Illustrated
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Art
69 Love Songs, Illustrated
By Rosabel Tan
Pseudointellectual Chutzpah
Read Time: 5 mins
Literature
Pseudointellectual Chutzpah
By Rosabel Tan