Landfall’s position as New Zealand’s pre-eminent literary and art journal is being celebrated in a unique way by the Otago Arts Society. Rebecca Fox discovers what is behind a joint exhibition...
As a critic for The New Yorker magazine, Alex Ross is usually in the audience, taking notes for a review, but on his New Zealand tour he is part of the show. He tells Rebecca Fox about the role...
Described as a ‘‘bright light’’ in New Zealand’s music scene, guitarist and composer Dylan Lardelli is settling in to Dunedin as the University of Otago’s 2018 Mozart Fellow.
The Hocken Library’s latest exhibition looks at cultural guardianship, the role of collecting and the library as a microcosm of the universe. Curator Andrea Bell talks about the journey from the pre-colonial era to the information age.
Former Dunedin man Jimi Wilson is part of the team creating a different kind of dance experience for Footnote Dance Company’s latest national tour. He tells Rebecca Fox about the primal process.
The variety of cheeses entered in the New Zealand Champion of Cheese Awards provide a dilemma for cooks in how to best use them. Rebecca Fox talks to cheesemakers and a chef about how they use the...
A visit to the South Island as part of the Dunedin Public Art Gallery’s visiting artist programme proved soothing for Thai artist Kawita Vatanajyankur’s soul as well as inspiring.
Make-up artist Lisa Matson talks to Rebecca Fox about creating "the look" for the iD Emerging Designer Awards.
She's one of NZ's greatest fashion exports. But, like the emerging designers about to show their collections at Dunedin’s iD Fashion Week, Karen Walker had to start somewhere, she tells Rebecca Fox.
After a long break away from painting, Eion Shanks has taken up the brush again and is working prolifically. He talks to Rebecca Fox.
A newspaper column spurred two years work for Dunedin artist Matthew Galloway. He tells Rebecca Fox about politics, terrorism and John Key.
It is hard to describe artist Mike Crawford’s work without seeing it. He tells Rebecca Fox about the art of cast glass sculpture.
New research proves there could be something in the old saying ‘‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’’, reports Rebecca Fox.
Considered one of the foremost violinists of his time, Shlomo Mintz loves the South Island of New Zealand, he tells Rebecca Fox.
Fresh from helping promote the Fringe Festival, Hannah Smith is returning to Dunedin with her theatre company’s latest production, Troll. She talks to Rebecca Fox.
American piano duo sisters Christina and Michelle Naughton tell Rebecca Fox about getting caught in an Oktoberfest parade and what it is like to perform with their twin.
Dunedin artist Graham Fletcher has been given the rare opportunity to see 20 years of his work displayed together in one place, at the Gus Fisher Gallery, as part of the Auckland Arts Festival.
Dunedin Symphony Orchestra Conductor Emeritus Nicholas Braithwaite is shedding some light on the life and skills of a conductor in his autobiography.
They look after some of our most precious cultural pieces - paintings, works on paper, objects, books - yet art conservators are often unseen and unacknowledged in their work.
Rebecca Fox asks British writer Damian Barr about his journey so far and what is in his future.