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Kate is a cultural critic, curator and gallery essayist. She has held a variety of community-art focussed roles as a social media strategist, artist liaison, artistic director, and publicist.
Kate has studied at the Sotheby's Institute (London), Victoria University (Wellington) and AUT (Auckland). She is currently based in Auckland and works in Public Relations and Communications.
Passionate about a creative pursuit, but too scared to turn it into a full-time career? Here’s some expert advice to help you make the leap.
Pricey produce, a massive mural and more in this week’s round-up of arts news from NZ and around the globe.
Lemi Ponifasio, guest curator of NZ Festival, explains how he plans to start some crucial conversations.
Kate Powell talks to the recipient headed to Berlin for a year.
Curated by Bret McKenzie, Laurie Anderson and Lemi Ponifasio, the 32nd New Zealand Festival of the Arts looks to be one of next year’s most exciting cultural events. Kate Powell shares her top picks.
In the Lowdown #70, Kate Powell brings us the latest need-to-know arts news, including Kiwi acts going global, new tech for deaf music-lovers and the country’s coolest little lit fest.
This weekend, 30 local and international artists, thinkers and cultural leaders will come together to present an immersive four-day festival unlike anything Tāmaki Makaurau has seen before.
Kate Powell reviews a new resource that will soon be available across Aotearoa. (In partnership with Soar Arts).
Kate Powell speaks to George Johnston - an artist working in mental health - about his tips and tools for staying well.
Kate Powell speaks to Jennifer Ward-Lealand about why mental health is important for the creative process and how to better support artists.