Captain Marvel breaking new ground
Captain Marvel is the first of 48 Marvel-related movies to feature a woman in the leading role. Dr Neal Curtis looks at its importance.
Groundswell: That 70s Show
Hamish Coney makes a case for the timeliness of the exhibition Groundswell, Avant-Garde Auckland, 1971-1979 currently on display at the Auckland Art Gallery.
Is Auckland the new music capital?
Sasha Borissenko argues that Auckland might have finally trumped Wellington in the music game.
Let’s challenge our views of breasts
A lawyer who last year publicly revealed her sexual assault is now taking on the art world, one breast at a time.
Miracle on St Benedicts Street
Out of money and out of options, Auckland’s Hard to Find Bookshop faced bankruptcy. Until a saint intervened.
‘Suppose the Future Fails’
Michael Shepherd is a unique New Zealand artist who reminds us that his singular voice speaks with a rare clarity, writes Hamish Coney.
Is it ever okay to wear blackface?
Is it ever okay to be painted as a person of different ethnicity? Vanita Prasad looks at the politics of New Zealand’s stunt industry and its diversity challenges.
Stop Making Sense: the 2018 Walters Prize
Hamish Coney assesses the winner and three finalists in the Walters’ Prize exhibition and is taken by the way they decode our multi-channel culture.