Faith Wilson

Kaituhi Tūtahi | Contributing Writer

Faith is a Samoan/Pākehā writer, artist and editor from Kirikiriroa, she was previously our Kaiwāwāhi at The Pantograph Punch (2019-2021) and a staff writer (2021 – 2022). She has an MA in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters. Alongside a team of other Indigenous writers and editors, Faith has recently launched Tupuranga: A New Journal of Indigneous Writing from Aotearoa and Saufo'i Press. Her interests are multiform, but include contemporary art, poetry (the cool kind), Indigenous rights, music, Shortland Street and XTREME SPORTS like mountain biking and snowboarding.

Everything By: Faith Wilson


Faith Wilson responds to Dawn Raids, Oscar Kightley’s first play, restaged in 2022.


You can whittle the best collectives, galleries, events, whatever, down to a cute art friendship at the core. Faith Wilson with Francis McWhannell and Jade Townsend on the partnership that led to their new gallery Season.


Faith Wilson was so touched reading Filemu zine she had a tagi. So she spoke with the creators, a Pacific couple shining light on their experiences of love.


Staring Down the Barrel of the Camera

Power lies in sovereign expression of sexuality. Ana McAllister and the Pantograph Punch team on thirst-trap photography.


Blue Mind, Red Mind

It’s okay to feel angry, lost and helpless right now. Faith Wilson on turning to prayer and water.


Reka As: A Roundtable with Boil Up

Faith Wilson has a mean as kōrero with emerging Kirikiriroa theatre makers from the development programme Boil Up, run by The Meteor Theatre.


An Ode to Our Teenage Selves

Sāmoan woman writers and friends Lana Lopesi (Satapuala, Siumu) and Faith Wilson (Vaimoso, Siumu) chat about their new projects and the opportunities and challenges facing Pasifika writers today.


Our Favourite Vessels

What do kids, an asthma inhaler, mugs, uku tangi and a keepsake box have in common?


5 reasons why Nostalgia Has Ruined My Life is Faith Wilson’s funniest book of all time.


What’s Your Inhale | Exhale?

The PP whānau share moments of inhale and exhale.


Off the Beaten Track with the Far Queue

Editor Faith Wilson has a talanoa with Kelsy and Maluseu from the Far Queue podcast about making safe spaces for difficult conversations.


2020 sucked but the art was beautiful

The PP crew give you 10 art moments that made 2020 suck a little bit less.


Off the Beaten Track with Laree Payne

Editor Faith Wilson has a kōrero with Kirikiriroa gallerist Laree Payne.


The PP Trash Pile: Our Favourite Bad TV

When the world is falling to pieces, sometimes you need to escape into something ridiculous. The Pantograph Punch team brings you our favourite bad TV.


The best art on show in the dealer galleries of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland in November 2020.


What’s Hot? Our Spring Picks

August & September highlights across visual arts, books, music and fashion, from the Pantograph Punch team of writers and editors.


The Pantograph Picks: NZIFF 2020

Our top picks from this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival programme, At Home – Online.


Black Authors: A Reading List

10 books we love by Black authors.


Reimagining the shape and form of solidarity amidst the uncertainty of Covid-19.


The best art on show online this April from artists and galleries in Aotearoa.


Sāmoan/Pākehā writer and Pantograph Punch Editor Faith Wilson reflects on the words and the histories behind UPU.


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