Author Archive: Salient
Salient is a magazine. Salient is a website. Salient is an institution founded in 1938 to cater to the whim and fancy of students of Victoria University. We are partly funded by VUWSA and partly by gold bullion that was discovered under a pile of old Salients from the 40's.
Salient welcomes your participation in debate on all the issues that we present to you, and if you're a student of Victoria University then you're more than welcome to drop in and have tea and scones with the contributors of this little rag in our little hideaway that overlooks Wellington.
Sophie Giblin is a artist, feminist, educator, and founder of Kollektiv Gallery in the UK. She spoke with the Salient arts editors about Kollektiv’s latest project—Lokal Stories—which explores the hate that marginalised groups experience online. The project is in collaboration with local artists Jordana Bragg and Hana Pera Aoake, and brings internet culture to the […]
The Salient Arts Editors weigh in on some local art world queens. Lucy| Kate Newby I have an INCREDIBLE FEELING for Kate Newby and I know I am not the only one. Its things like walking, talking, sunlight, rain, and rocks that inspire her work. Puddles and plastic bags, incidental marks, and accidental assemblages […]
Over the break VUWSA’s General Manager (GM) Indigo Freya resigned from the organisation, effective immediately. VUWSA Secretary Timothy Grigg will be standing in as acting GM until a new person can be hired. Salient became concerned about Freya’s position after her leave was extended and they were told to direct all questions and concerns […]
‘Séance’ with the spirit of Fred Phelps, former head of Westboro Baptist Church What’s the best part of your job? The warm inner glow of self-righteousness. What’s the worst part of your job? The much warmer searing glow of Satan’s home that now permeates every atom of my being and every moment of my tortured […]
Going Up 100% merino knit layers. John Campbell continuing to fight for the people. Andrew Little’s public speaking skills. Marmite and cheese toasties. Going Down Slipping over on Cuba Street’s shitty pavers. Lecture attendance. Baby boomers getting a bigger cut of the budget than students. Looming deadlines and exams. Interview with Max Key […]