This issue we asked seven young Wellington-based artists and recent Fine Arts graduates to create an original ‘page work’ for Salient. The page became the site for the artwork, each artist free to utilise it as they liked. Each artist provided text to contextualise their artworks and to give an entry point for readers. The […]
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Going Up Absolutely boss US gymnast Simone Biles. Posting memes on VUWSA’s AGM twitter hashtag. The number of green pools at the Rio Olympics (two). The price of avocados at the Wednesday veggie market. Stranger Things. Going Down Hype for the new Frank Ocean album. The number of mayoral candidates for Wellington, bye Celia. The […]
It’s our pleasure to examine the performance of your representatives thus far in the year of the monkey, 2k16.
Going Up MAALA’s new album—10/10, would recommend. Buying a Little Dough Co. doughnut every Friday from Vic Books. The Boy With Tape on His Face. Hype for the new Frank Ocean album. Tfw you clean your Stans. So fresh. Going Down The reviews for Suicide Squad. Receiving scary phone calls. David Bain’s sweater budget—now […]
Going Up Michelle Obama. Clubs on campus doing free pizza events. The level of creepiness when watching Gloriavale documentaries. Hype for the new Harry Potter book. The amount of existential crises in your life because you finish your degree in four months. Going Down Helen Clark’s chances of being Secretary General of the UN. […]
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 […]