Summer has arrived! And what better way to spend it than catching up on everything you haven't had time to peruse during the year...
Top of our reading list is the newly published A Year of Conscious Practice. Published by The Blue Oyster and The Physics Room as part of the Emerging Curators Programme, the online publication is edited by Chloe Geoghegan, Rebecca Boswell and Balamohan Shingade and features contributions from Alex Davidson, Andrea Bell, Bridget Riggir-Cuddy, Chloe Reith, Danny Butt, Ioana Gordon-Smith, Laura Preston, Louisa Afoa, Robyn Maree Pickens, Taarati Taiaroa, Tendai John Mutambu, Tim Gentles and Vera Mey.
Contemporary HUM, a new initiative for New Zealand visual arts, has also recently launched. HUM is the first centralised platform dedicated to documenting and generating critical discussion on New Zealand visual arts and creative disciplines presented abroad, founded by Pauline Autet and Winsome Wild.
Issue 3 of artist and writers journal hapori, anti-heroine, features contributions from Kay Baxter, Rebecca Boswell, Stella Corkery, Selena Gerzic, Star Gossage, Gil Hanly, Chris Kraus, Claire Mahoney, Louise Menzies, Robin Murphy, George Watson and Wensley Willcox. Edited by Anna Rankin.
What Enjoy reading list would be complete without an issue of un magazine.
Edited by Shelley McSpedden and sub-edited by Alana Hunt, issue 10.2 examines how our connections with one another are evolving and what new narratives might be forged in relation to communal life.