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AuthorRuby Joy Eade

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October 2, 2016

“I’m not out to point out bad things that happen in the world. I’m not out to say, ‘That’s a problem, we need to fix that.’” —Simon Denny “If you are going to have this platform, use it to say something, use your fucking white educated male arse to say something.” —Faith Wilson   Everywhere […]

September 4, 2016

  A few facts to begin: I cry in trailers for movies. If I haven’t watched TV in a while, adverts for insurance, milk, and phone plans get me. One time, hungover, a giant back-of-the-bus advertisement for an old peoples home reduced me to tears. I am soft. I spent a (short) time as a […]

May 15, 2016

I have been eagerly awaiting winter. This is the time when you can appropriately hermit, hide away in small warm places amongst the objects and people you choose to populate your private everyday with. I love my room, and my things, and being in my room with my things. The objects I surround myself with […]

April 3, 2016

  Creeping slowly down The Parade during the construction of the Island Bay cycleway, we passed a group of road workers who were about to finish up for the day. It was hot and sunny, and the men were leaning against the sides of trucks, on brooms and spades, surveying the day’s work. The road beneath […]

February 28, 2016

On finding an unexpected moment of intimacy at the cool art party that is Julian Dashper and Friends. If you have already been to see the City Gallery Wellington’s latest group show—Julian Daspher and Friends (on until May 15)— you may have come across a small piece of text. But probably not. Almost everyone I […]