Andrew Paul Wood

Andrew Paul Wood. Born Timaru, 1975. Independent cultural mercenary. Occasional scholar. Largely based in Christchurch. Mostly harmless.

Sep 29, 2016

Book of the Week: Two art critics talk a) candidly and openly about modern art practice, b) complete bollocks

Christchurch art writer Andrew Paul Wood and Auckland art writer Anthony Byrt shoot the shit about Byrt's brilliant new book on contemporary art, This Model World. Who makes good art in New Zealand? Who doesn't? Where do they stand on the wretched Billy Apple, who once nearly killed Duncan Greive's dog? And much, much more.

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Apr 27, 2016

Essay: Slam poetry is despicable and dumb-ass and not good

Slam poetry! It stinks, right? Andrew Paul Wood certainly thinks so, and writes a devastating polemic against its popularity and its very existence.

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