Megan Dunn

Megan Dunn is co-editor of The Spinoff Art. She is the author of one sly book about a book called Tinderbox. In her spare time, she interviews mermaids.

Art
Aug 17, 2019

Things I Learned at Art School: Simon Denny

Things I Learned at Art School is a new series featuring artists discussing how they do what they do and know what they know. In the second instalment, Megan Dunn talks to Berlin-based New Zealander Simon Denny about Michael Parekowhai, teaching and technology, and an idea involving the online shoe store Zappos that didn't work out. 

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Art
Aug 13, 2019

Pastorale: an art show about the environment, minus the moralising

The best little art show about the environment is big on charm and low on preaching and you can find it at Robert Heald Gallery in Wellington for one more week. Megan Dunn reviews.

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Art
Jul 6, 2019

Things I Learned at Art School: Edith Amituanai

A New Spinoff Art interview series. New Zealand visual artists on how they do what they do and how they know what they know.

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Art
Jul 3, 2019

Introducing The Spinoff Art

Introducing The Spinoff Art section, telling the big and little stories about contemporary art in New Zealand including this one about a small but perfectly formed heist...

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Society
May 21, 2019

The Price of Admission: On the Auckland Art Fair 2019

Megan Dunn looks back on this year's Auckland Art Fair and what the fair means to New Zealand art galleries, buyers and artists.

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Society
Mar 21, 2019

Final boarding call: Yona Lee’s ‘In Transit’

The fifth work in Yona Lee's In Transit series is currently exhibiting at Wellington's City Gallery. Megan Dunn writes on the aspirations of the piece and how comfortably it sits in a gallery context.

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Books
Aug 16, 2018

Why is fish-sex so hot right now? (Because apparently it is)

Mermaid expert Megan Dunn reviews horny fish-fucking novel, The Pisces, which she celebrates as "funny, profane, nasty, disturbing and taboo-breaking".

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Books
Feb 5, 2018

The Monday Excerpt: ‘Tinderbox’ by Megan Dunn

An excerpt from Tinderbox, the new memoir by Wellington writer Megan Dunn.

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