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AuthorVera Mey

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May 18, 2009

When a Canadian Inuit recently pointed out how an Eskimo lolly caused offence by reverting back to archaic and indignifying stereotypes of her culture, her concerns were mostly met with hostility. The political weight the issue of misrepresentation carries was disregarded. New Zealand has seen plenty of controversy surrounding the use, misuse and abuse of […]

March 16, 2009

The chance to see Monet’s work in New Zealand has been described as a once in a lifetime opportunity. Perhaps what is lesser known is another chance to see blink-and-you-miss-it works by both international and nationally renowned artists. One Day Sculpture is a series of artworks which literally exist only for one day. The project […]