arts spotlight.
May 30, 2022

Nathan Joe: Homecoming Poems

As students prepare to head home for the inter-semester break, Craccum reviews Nathan Joe’s Homecoming Poems and talks with Nathan himself on what homecoming means. Through […]
May 30, 2022

“Past the Reef Toward Matariki” A poetic hīkoi with Robert Sullivan

On Tūnui I Comet, a new poetry collection Craccum alumnus Robert Sullivan takes us on a poetic journey. Mixing Te Reo Māori and traditional aspects of […]
May 30, 2022

Leaping Tiger

Getting Gooey As restrictions lift, Leaping Tiger is touring the town with new vocal tracks ‘Gooey’ and ‘New Psyche’, finally bringing the dance tracks to live […]
May 23, 2022

I’m Not Like Other Musicians—I’m An Artist

These are Aotearoa’s favourite cool kid artists (who I probably would’ve bullied in high school) New Zealand is a pretty weird place. Supposedly, we stand out […]
May 23, 2022

UoA Artist Spotlight: Ilena

On her lockdown album, Vertigo In this week’s UoA Artist Spotlight, we kōrero with Ilena, an artist in Tāmaki Makaurau. Ilena works with several different mediums, […]
May 23, 2022


Noun: a phenomenon that occurs in some individuals where one sense is stimulated by another, in this case, where images are prompted by sound. Daisy Nicholas […]
May 23, 2022

Top Tracks about Tāmaki Makaurau

Maybe a little bit of postcode envy Hellhole | Erny Belle In this slow, sweet country tune, Erny Belle muses on a feeling of disconnection within […]
May 16, 2022

Sherkhan Mazari

UoA Artist Spotlight In this week’s UoA Artist Spotlight, we showcase a photo series from Sherkhan Mazari, a fourth year Architecture student, and member of UoA […]