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Let's Get Weird - Ideas For Making Art Outside The Box
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Let's Get Weird - Ideas For Making Art Outside The Box

Need to break out of your normal creative routine? You're not alone - here are some examples of artists not afraid to push boundaries to inspire your next move.

Lowdown - Creatives Invited To Resale Royalties Consultation
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Lowdown - Creatives Invited To Resale Royalties Consultation

Your arts new bulletin with what's happening in Aotearoa's creative community - including a strong start for a new funding platform, gifts, awards, community takeovers and fresh starts.

Why We Use Pseudonyms As Creatives
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Why We Use Pseudonyms As Creatives

What’s in a name? Those who create under an alternate identity explain why a pseudonym can be helpful in your arts career.

The Avia Controversy - As Told By Tusiata Avia
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The Avia Controversy - As Told By Tusiata Avia

From the corridors of power to the crevices of social media, her creative expression was weaponised and made her an unwitting centrepiece in a racially charged debate. Now - in her own words - Avia replies.

"It's A Shambles" - Arts Education Issues Need Urgent Attention
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"It's A Shambles" - Arts Education Issues Need Urgent Attention

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.

Cash vs Culture - Why Arts Matter In Wānaka
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Cash vs Culture - Why Arts Matter In Wānaka

This year's Wānaka Festival of Colour proved the importance of reconnection for the Upper Clutha region - but there’s still a battle ahead for arts to stake its claim.

CNZ Reveals How It Will Spend $22m Funding Top Up
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CNZ Reveals How It Will Spend $22m Funding Top Up

We break down where the money's going and how creatives can access it, stats to back up the importance of the Screen Production Grant plus arts coming, goings, and generosities.

Inside Arts & Culture's 20 Minute Parliamentary Meeting
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Inside Arts & Culture's 20 Minute Parliamentary Meeting

MCH's Long Term Insights Briefing was discussed in front of the Select Committee - we break down what was covered and the reaction from sector leaders in attendance.

AI - The Death Of Creative Writing?

AI - The Death Of Creative Writing?

The pen is mightier than the sword - but one newly freelance writer asks - is Artificial Intelligence more like a bazooka aimed at the industry?

Easter Season Guide 2023

Easter Season Guide 2023

Events around the motu from 31 March to 22 April

Lowdown: Festival Fever, Big Questions & Artistic Opportunity

Lowdown: Festival Fever, Big Questions & Artistic Opportunity

We celebrate a huge week for Aotearoa performing arts, get the latest on the creative community's simmering issues and all the arts news.

Resale Royalty Scheme Finally Reaches Parliament

Resale Royalty Scheme Finally Reaches Parliament

The latest on how the Resale Right for Visual Artists Bill is expected to put dollar bills in the pockets of artists - all the details you need to know.