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It's been a year and a half since the organisation's controversial restructure had the creative community up in arms - Andrew Wood checks in see what it has achieved, with a puzzling discovery.
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Andrew Paul Wood
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“Remuneration does not exist in contemporary visual arts in the same way it does in other sectors" - The creative minds behind the SCAPE 2022 Season explain why this year's theme is so important.
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Andrew Paul Wood
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As they prepare to head into their new creative career paths, we speak to a group of students about how the biggest disruption in generations impacted their mahi for an upcoming exhibition.
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The Big Idea Editor
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A new arts activist group is finding its voice - we talk to those at the helm about what they're looking to achieve, the current state for independent artists and what they want funders to hear.
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The Big Idea Editor
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We hear from one of the architects of a creative advocacy guide on what needs to happen to make a positive impact, the importance of a collective voice and the right narrative.
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The Big Idea Editor
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The Government steps in to stop the curtain falling on a formerly CNZ funded programme - we have the details the leading arts funding organisation's swift response.
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The Big Idea Editor
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On the eve of the Silver Scrolls, The Big Idea's Chris Forster talks to the two frontwomen of the indie band battling the big names for Aotearoa's top songwriting prize.
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Chris Forster
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Art in the City is bringing people back into the city - we talk to some of the artists to find out what the revitalisation after COVID means to them as creatives.
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The Big Idea Editor
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After surviving the pandemic, many creatives are now wondering whether the current CNZ funding model will be what finishes them off.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Over $185,000 in prizes, showmanship, high profile cameos and breathtaking designs - The World of WearableArt Award show didn't disappoint. Find out which New Zealanders led the charge.
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The Big Idea Editor