No look pass
noun (Austral & NZ, slang)
- a mischievous young person; an uncultivated, rowdy but good hearted person.
- a person who acts with apparent disregard for social or political conventions.
Urban juvenile ‘larrikinism’ has been reported with concern in New Zealand from as early as 1892 and has appealed to a wide range of young people ever since.
No look pass is a nod to the wannabes and larrikins that Vincent associates with. He hopes they like the show.
Mason Vincent is a pākehā artist living in Auckland.
Photos by Sam Hartnett