Arts

AUM Eclectic Garden – 1 December 2018

Hailed by Australian news site The Music as, “One wow-worthy performer”, 2018 ARIA nominee Mojo Juju spoke out in August about being labelled as “too queer, too brown, or not attractive enough to sell records”. But, the Australian-born artist with indigenous Aboriginal (Wiradjuri) and Filipino heritage will be warmly welcomed at her first New Zealand […]

GRIND: A Short Film – Give A Little

GRIND: A Short Film – Give A Little

GRIND is a story of anxiety and insecurity run rampant as an underweight, insecure but stubborn young gay man named Kaleb obtains a gym membership and hires a personal trainer to improve his physique. Although initially unsuccessful in negotiating the labyrinth of exercise machines and intimidating body masses, with the help of his patient personal […]

Being Pacific, Artist and Queer: Pati Solomona Tyrell of FAFSWAG

Being Pacific, Artist and Queer: Pati Solomona Tyrell of FAFSWAG

Listen to the Radio NZ podcast on Standing Room Only where they are talking to the people behind the shortlisted exhibitions for the Walters, New Zealand’s top art prize – a glimpse into some of the most exciting artwork being created in the country. Pati Solomona Tyrell is known as a cofounder of art collective […]

Leitis in Waiting – Tonga

Leitis in Waiting is the story of Joey Mataele and the Tonga leitis, an intrepid group of native transgender women fighting a rising tide of religious fundamentalism and intolerance in their South Pacific Kingdom. The film follows Joey, a devout Catholic of noble descent, as she organizes an exuberant beauty pageant presided over by a […]

Fiona Clark: Living With AIDS (1988)

Fiona Clark: Living With AIDS (1988)

Living with AIDS (1988) published this year by Michael Lett is a suite of three books. The books are a facsimile of seminal photo albums produced by Clark in 1988. They were first exhibited at the Dowse Art Museum and are now in the collection of Te Papa Tongarewa. The publication includes an essay by […]

The Topp Twins And The Dolls

The Topp Twins And The Dolls

Discover the story behind the miniature dolls which come from Invercargill and were gifted by the Topp Twins to Te Papa. These might just be the ultimate Kiwiana tribute to two of New Zealand’s most popular characters – Camp Mother and Camp Leader, the creations of Lynda and Jools Topp – the Topp Twins. Read […]

Dame Topp Twins

Dame Topp Twins

Jools and Lynda Topp – the Topp Twins – were made Dame Companions of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list; 14 years after being made Order members. Read more: Stuff: https://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/tv-radio/104404597/the-rebels-got-their-medals-topp-twins-jools-and-lynda-made-dames Newshub: Topp Twins made Dames in Queen’s Birthday Honours NZ Herald: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12062902 Now to Love: The Topp Twins […]

It Takes Two – 30 May to 2 June 2018

It Takes Two – 30 May to 2 June 2018

What happens when two ex-NZ drag artistes, now living in separate Australian Cities get together to put on a show? Inspired by pop culture, film and television shows, music and fashion, drag performers Polly Filla and Felicity Frockaccino poke fun at and pay homage to their icons in show jam packed with zany fun and […]

So You Think You Can Drag: Season 2 – 3 June 2018

So You Think You Can Drag: Season 2 – 3 June 2018

Christchurch Pride is proud and excited to bring you “So You Think You Can Drag?!: Season 2” Join Pride this Queens Birthday weekend on Sunday 3rd June as they crown the 2018 Drag King and Queen! If you think you have the Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve and Talent then Pride want to see you strut your […]

Win Tickets to Resting Bitch Face – Auckland

Win Tickets to Resting Bitch Face – Auckland

The NZ International Comedy Festival kicked off last night, and Outline NZ managed to snatch a double pass to May 1st opening night of Resting Bitch Face in Auckland, a classic taste of sarcastic NZ humour written and performed by the delightfully bogan Savanna Calton. Visit their facebook page and tag a mate below to […]

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