We’re on the hunt for memories, stories and opinions, about how landscape and where we reside affects our outlook on life. Therefore, we’ve put put together this survey to gather some little standalone snapshots/quotes about the urban-rural divide. The hope is that these can be compiled, or scattered throughout the upcoming Vernacularist publication, to mix […]

We’re putting together a special edition of The Vernacularist themed Urban-Rural: The Great Divide? And it’s wonderful to be back, five years after I worked here last. The Depot is just as I left off – an open and welcoming place. Our present task is getting stuck into sourcing and assembling the pieces. Creating a good, balanced publication is all […]

The theme for the upcoming issue of The Vernacularist is Urban-Rural: The Great Divide?. It cannot be denied that the functions, intentions and structures of rural/urban communities and economies have undergone huge change. With this issue of The Vernacularist we strive to explore in-depth the issues both cities and non-urban communities face, and the culture, […]

Please join us on Thursday the 28th of May from 6 – 8pm at Golden Dawn for the launch of our new publication The Vernacularist: Wāhine – Women. This special fourth edition of The Vernacularist is limited to only 150 copies and is a 204 page, full colour, paperback dedicated to wāhine – women, in […]

  The last day in February 2015 (Saturday February 28) saw the opening of The Driving Force – A group exhibition featuring the work of emerging and newly established artists  Nicholas Boyd, Paris Kirby, Jermaine Reihana, Sash and Yonel Watene. Artist talks were held on the Thursday prior to the opening, which gave each exhibiting artist […]