With the assistance of Creative New Zealand and Hutt City Council we present two essays responding to the writers’ experience of Common Ground Public Art Festival 2017. Also a link to an essay on The Rising Gale commissioned by Circuit.org.nz.

Hutt writer, educator and storyteller Moira Wairama

Art writer and curator Bruce Phillips (to come shortly)

Art writer Thomasin Sleigh on The Rising Gale published by Circuit