Sharon Mazer

Sharon Mazer is Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies in Te Ara Poutama, AUT's Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Development. She is the author of Professional Wrestling: Sport and Spectacle and I Have Loved Me a Man: The Life and Times of Mika.

Ātea
Dec 15, 2019

Review: Colonial Combat reinvents colonisation as a level playing field

Is there something to be learned from TVNZ's Wild West-meets-WWE-meets-19th-century-New Zealand web series? After all, writes Sharon Mazer, colonisation, like professional wrestling, is a fixed match.

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