PĀNiA!, the anonymous and enigmatic but always interesting über-cool-girl, artist-about-town is a country babe at heart. She likes piña coladas, and getting caught in the rain. She’s not into yoga and has half a brain. If you like art made at midnight, and a thick slice of cake, she is the love that you’ve looked for; tautoko PĀNiA! and escape.
Francis McWhannell is an independent curator and writer based in Tāmaki Makaurau. He has contributed to various arts and culture magazines and websites in Aotearoa and Australia. Recent publications featuring his work include Dynamo Hum: Denys Watkins: Selected Paintings 2004–2016 (2017), and Painting: A Transitive Space (2017). Nounman is his first foray into artistic collaboration. It wasn’t his idea.