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Dominic Hoey is an author, playwright and poet based in Tāmaki Makaurau. His debut novel, Iceland was a New Zealand bestseller and was long-listed for the 2018 Ockham Book Award.
Dominic also works with marginalised youth excluded from the education system, using art, yoga and meditation to help them with their mental health and to transition into higher education or employment.
Want to impress friends with your knowledge of all the cool, underground events coming up? Our man, Dominic Hoey, is here with your weekly cheat-sheet.
Ōtautahi artist Gemma Syme, works in multiple disciplines to create work that is often playful and always political.
A new exhibition by journalist Verity Johnson examines the unique pressures and stereotypes surrounding 18-year-old women living in Aotearoa today.
In his new column, Dominic Hoey highlights upcoming events that might otherwise fly under the radar. This week, confronting art and a chance to see Aotearoa’s next big things before they blow up.
Dominic Hoey talks to Eddie Johnston (Lontalius) about what he’s gleaned about collaboration and his time in the US.
He grew up idolising criminals and gangsters. Now Todd Williams, AKA Louie Knuxx, is a role model for at-risk youth. He chats about working with young people and the importance of vulnerability..
In 2017, musician Lydia Cole released an album, toured the country and moved to Berlin. Then the chest pains started.
His first hit, Demon’s Cave, has been played millions of times worldwide. Now, Auckland musician Roy Irwin is back with some fresh new tunes.
Around the world, youth are demanding change. We talk to 19-year-old Matthew Goldsworthy, whose creative organisation helps other young people to discover their passion and power.
Ahead an upcoming tour, Dominic Hoey talks to internationally-acclaimed writer Michael Pedersen about fantasy literature and NZ's 'bounding beauty'.
Evie Kemp talks to Dominic Hoey about her various artistic pursuits, her love of Instagram, and striking a balance between personal and professional projects.