Vivid and vibrant, Ekaterina Dimieva's work reflects her outlook on life. She explains how hope and freedom can motivate your creative senses.
The last few years are being viewed as "dress rehearsals" not setbacks, as much-loved alternative music festival The Others Way emerges from the gloom with fresh optimism.
Big opinions and big moments and big opportunities for the creative community - all debated and celebrated in The Lowdown, your arts news bulletin.
It's being described 'the death of part of the arts ecosystem' and the most devastating situation in decades. We dive deep and get the sector's reaction to the latest funding news.
Is Instagram the new curators’ portfolio? Experts discuss the impact social media’s role in increasing visibility and leveraging professional practice.
A rare opportunity to bring Chinese classical music to Wellington audiences is not one highly decorated performer and educator Jian Liu was going to miss.
The Lowdown looks into how te reo Māori can get a stronger foothold through creative production, celebrate some Toi Māori pioneers and if we care that traffic lights are gone.
What does Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori mean to those who are charged with taking the reins for the future? We hear from participants in a festival that gives their voices a platform.
Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori doesn't just celebrate how the language is used in its spoken and written context. One of Aotearoa's much-respected Toi Māori artists explains the visual connection.
Following your creative dreams isn't often the easy path. Cynthia Hiu Ying Lam shares her best pieces of advice for starting anew.
Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori 2022 is upon us - and bilingual musician Theia reveals how she ignored the doubters and stood by her belief that the language of her tūpuna deserved the spotlight.
Got an annoying colleague? Due a raise? Expert advice from the creative sector with proven strategies for managing difficult topics at work.