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The Big Idea Editor
"I'm not a rapper, I'm an artist" - Diggy Dupé has strong advice on not putting up with other people's labels, as a milestone concert approaches.
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Arts Laureate Shane Bosher pulls no punches with advice for his younger self - and offers plenty of insight and warmth on how he sculpted his award-winning career.
The Lowdown gets full spectrum of reaction from the creative community to the latest MCH fund and looks at the other creative news that should be on your radar.
Aotearoa's status as a premier international film destination is intrinsically linked to the Screen Production Grant - so why is it under attack again? We dig beyond the headlines.
Everything you need to know about a major new Cultural Sector fund - with an exclusive interview detailing how it will work, who can apply and how creative feedback has been 'a kick up the ass'.
One of the rising stars of Aotearoa theatre talks about what his groundbreaking show Scenes From A Yellow Peril means in his promising career and why its kaupapa is so important.
It's an opportunity too good to pass up - The Big Idea speaks to three former winners of the CLNZ/NZSA Writers' Award for tips on what got their projects across the line.
There is a flood of experience, knowledge and talent leaving key roles in the creative sector - some leaving the industry or country. We get insight into what's happening and what's next.
Flames that burn bright and long can change the creative community - a packed Lowdown looks at champions, important issues, survey results and latest award opportunities.
A group of creative supporters are appealing for help as they look to build impenetrable data to force change to one of the biggest issues facing struggling artists.
Giving back to your community is often the goal of many creatives - getting paid for it can now be a reality. We explore the many rewards of the Creatives in Schools programme.