The Lowdown

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Stephen Perry, High Art Photography
Steve Carr  from Screen Shots (Zig Zag) 2011 on the #TSPUNMIAW: Tennyson Street Pop Up Neighbourhood Moving Image Art Wall
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Has the arts value in recovery - both in school and in society -been recognised by the government? What is and isn’t reopening at Level 2? Mark Amery with our biggest arts news bulletin yet.
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Mark Amery
Drax Project in Concert. Photo: Drax Project Instagram Account
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This week’s arts news bulletin delves into the need for NZ Music Month, calls for increased funding and the battles for survival and eyeballs.
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Mark Amery
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Is $16m enough? Mark Amery looks into the pressure the government is under to support our sector, how Australia compares and much more in your weekly arts news bulletin.
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Mark Amery
Koloa: Women, Art, and Technology at Para Site, Hong Kong. Installation view. Photo: Kitmin Lee
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In this week’s arts news bulletin, Mark Amery starts to look ahead to what a recession means for the arts and relishes a bumper crop of reading online.
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Mark Amery
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As several print institutions fold, Mark Amery looks at the loss for the arts and the current state for our art magazines, in this week’s arts news bulletin.
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Mark Amery
Queer Algorithms.
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Mark Amery in The Lowdown surveys the arts in lockdown and brings us up to date with arts news, stories of ingenuity and key links.
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Mark Amery
Art Finds A Way. Photo: Daniel Tafjord
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As we step into country-wide lockdown, Mark Amery brings us up to date with arts news, key information and commentary to help you see your world in a new light.
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Mark Amery
Strasbourg 1518, New Zealand Festival. Image: Philip Merry.
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This COVID-19 Special sees Mark Amery stand up for the arts community and dedicate the weekly arts news bulletin to what you need to know.
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Mark Amery
The sight no one in the arts community wants to see.  Image: Unsplash
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In this week’s arts media news bulletin, Mark Amery writes about how the arts are responding creatively to the coronavirus.
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Mark Amery
Rita Angus mural, Bolton Street. Image: Mark Amery
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Who’s protecting what matters most to artists and art lovers? Mark Amery digs into some crucial issues and some juicy reads in your weekly arts media bulletin.
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Mark Amery