Nicolas Low

Nicolas Low is a Melbourne-based, New Zealand-born writer and installation artist of Ngai Tahu Maori and European heritage.

His recent work has appeared in the Big IssueArt MonthlyThe Lifted Brow and Dumbo Feather.


Notes from the feral edge

ReportageSUNDAY NIGHT ENDED with a feast of dumpstered strawberries, eaten at banquet tables piled high with bark and leaves; music that might have once been '80s pop lurched through the crowd of diners, jostling sweaty boys with handlebar moustaches...


FictionAT TEN THE sun finally sets and the pub fills up and the news comes on. It's my round. A couple of aunties up the back give me a nod but everyone else looks pakeha. The publican looks at...

Ear to the ground

Essay'If I am what I have and if what I have is lost, who then am I?' – Erich Fromm'He aha te mea nui? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.'– traditional Maori proverbCHRISTCHURCH. I GREW up in Christchurch. It...

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