It's been the talk of the creative community this week - but what does CNZ senior management's "significant failings" mean to those it looks to serve? Andrew Wood gives his thoughts.
Shannon Novak's Make Visible project puts the spotlight on LGBTQI+ communities in Taranaki - but what's being done to make it more visible? Andrew Wood investigates.
The official stripping of James Wallace's knighthood was a necessary step - But Andrew Wood writes, don’t for a moment think this is the only example of exploitation and predation in NZ’s creative system.
What carrots have been dangled in front of the creative community in an election year? Andrew Wood explores what's mentioned - and left out - of this year's Government budget, with reaction from the winners and (potential) losers.
Heating up a 40 year-old cold case - was the Fine Arts University Entrance process flawed? The Big Idea discovers that information is literally more closely guarded than war secrets.
Rumblings out of council meetings and from sources within Experience Wellington have prompted Andrew Wood to revisit the current status of the controversially-restructured gallery.
The lack of priority for the creative fields across Aotearoa is causing more and more concern. Andrew Wood has been calling for more focus on arts education - and the current state is concerning.
Tanya Blong has turned the feeling of summer into an artform - Andrew Wood finds out about the art of being idle.
Much has been said of Jacinda Ardern's success & failures in the Prime Minister's role - but Andrew Wood gives his personal thoughts on what's been achieved in the Arts, Culture & Heritage portfolio.
Andrew Wood casts his eye over the year that's been - and shoots from both the lip and the hip with his opinion on this year's highlights and lowlights.
It's been a year and a half since the organisation's controversial restructure had the creative community up in arms - Andrew Wood checks in see what it has achieved, with a puzzling discovery.
“Remuneration does not exist in contemporary visual arts in the same way it does in other sectors" - The creative minds behind the SCAPE 2022 Season explain why this year's theme is so important.