Cover: Warren Olds Hells Apples (from an original idea
by Charlotte Craw). He was very interested to learn that NZ conceptual
artist Billy Apple collects motorbikes. Then he thought, should he
ever form a gang... (Remember CB Wong of the Apple and Pear Marketing
Board? The way he used to talk about a "Crip(p)s apple"?
NB. This cover was a big mistake and
breached the Hells Angels trademark. Log sincerely apologises.
back cover: Lyndal
Walkers Tears in the rain.
poster: Gayrilla! For
those of you who are not up with the play, Gayrilla is a star. (And
available!) All she has ever wanted is to perform, to dance, and
to be a celebrity. Here she is at a polo training centre in Clevedon.
Photos: Jessica Bluck.
Cameron Bains very
short story together with Simon Cumings Island
of the Dead.
Cameron Bain interviews Tom
McCarthy of the International Necronautical Society.
Harry Pye interviews artist Frances
Upritchard. This and the above interview all took place in present-day
Gwynneth Porter with yet another i/v! Here, Anne
Walsh and Chris Kubick discuss their encounter with an artist-Countess
from beyond the grave! & excerpts
from the Countess transcripts
Tessa Laird with dialogue too! Hers is with David
Woodard, composer of Prequiems for, among others, the Oklahoma
Paul Johns la
grande cigarette sculpture.
One from Layla Rudneva-Mackays recent Pillows
on Park Benches series.
Charlotte Craws "Are
Friends Electric?", a dissertation on the subject of artificial
Violet Faigan with some ideas
for naming that new baby in your life.
Michael Harrisons Its
Lena Salazars "Defensive
Leafa Janice Wilson with an ode to Days of our Lives. About time! Somebody
One of Nova Pauls Natural Disasters. This one at Boxman
Lane Arcade, Auckland.
Ann Sheltons Doublet (Parker/Hulme, Victoria Park, Christchurch).
Two Letters from Abroad: Daniel Mancini of LA writes, as does Chris
Chapman from Tokyo.
Book Review: Shoshanna Scholars "The Pain Journal",
the autobiography of the dying Bob Flanagan.
The return of Poets Corner: this time, a feature on Tim Joostens
work. Once a mortician...
The Physics Room pages: Emma
Bugden on Gleam and Chris
Chapman on Thrash - see two gallery directors write
of their sister-city exchange shows.
AD Schiernings death of the red ideal.
Simon Barneys Celebrity. Now thats living!
The Feature Review section:
- Simon Barney on an Australian
forum about artist-run spaces.
- Louise Garrett on the Venice
Biennale, with photos from a NZ expat who prefers the term no-pat,
David Hatcher. Both are based in Berlin.
- Alice Angus with
Londoner-perspective on the self-same Biennale.
- Dr Bruce Jenner on the Office/Space exhibition,
a fruit of the Dunedin winter.
Stephen Birchs Study for a sculpture.