arts spotlight.
May 10, 2022

Horror Movie Showdown – Pro v.s. Scaredy Cat

Two film fans of varying sensitivity run through a list of spooky movies for superstition week. Who’s opinion will you relate to? The one informed by […]
May 3, 2022

The Three Rs and Artistic Practice

Exploring sustainability within creative fields Reduce, reuse, recycle. These are three words ingrained into our brains from a young age. I remember being in primary school […]
May 3, 2022

Four Lessons from Hayao Miyazaki

How Studio Ghibli weaves tales of fantasy and environmentalism When one imagines a Studio Ghibli film, images of beautifully drawn landscapes and mythical creatures come to […]
May 3, 2022

On Deaf Ears and Closed Eyes: EcoMedia Won’t Save You Now

Seeing environmental destruction, hearing environmental destruction, keep doing environmental destruction Troubled times give us the best art. And there’s never been anything more troubling than how […]
April 11, 2022

Acting or Acting Up?

Behind the Scene-sationalisation of the ‘suffering’ star story In preparation to play the Joker, Heath Ledger “locked” himself away in a hotel room, crafted a character […]
April 11, 2022

Indigenous Dance Activation as Healing

Breathe in and breathe out… Some people do yoga, some people go to the gym, some people pray too but with me, all those points are […]
April 11, 2022

The Most Marvellous Medical Movies

Med students! This counts as studying! As someone who is in a near-constant state of being buried under a pile of medical journals, I started out […]
April 4, 2022

Te Reo Tech: How Good are the Apps?

The resurgence and revitalisation of Te Reo in a tech world Over the last few years, Māori have been embracing their Reo, rejecting generations of stigma […]