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Mark Amery has worked as an art critic, writer, editor and broadcaster for many years across the arts and media. He is co-director of public art programme Letting Space, an art consultant has a strong interest in arts development and is the former Director of New Zealand’s playwrights organisation Playmarket. He was part of the curatorial team at City Gallery Wellington.
Mark Amery serves up this week’s menu of breaking stories across Aotearoa’s arts media
Mark Amery on a family art affair, public fascination with the lifelike in Christchurch with Ron Mueck and auction house operatic dramas in Auckland.
Post mosque attacks sees CubaDupa off the streets, a play cancelled, and benefit concerts announced. Also breaking awards news, Brexit disaffected, and the rural sculpture award in kooky Kimbolton.
Talented artist among the victims at Linwood Mosque, prominent gallery director steps back, changes to CNZ funding: Mark Amery reports the arts news from a big week in Aotearoa.
Stained glass windows on a ferry, shifts in Wellington, and theatre becoming a rather heated forum in Auckland and Christchurch. Mark Amery’s arts media Lowdown packs a punch this week
Mark Amery is back seeking answers to big questions and bringing us up to speed with breaking arts news.
This week brings us fringe weather patterns disturbing normal activity nationwide, an exciting new lift for the Gus Fisher, a Blue Smoke revival, and lots more good clickbait with Mark Amery.
This week, Mark Amery investigates why not all is quite right with the Hundertwasser in Whangarei, reports the film premieres of this week and shares some magic online content
Mark Amery is back introducing some exciting changes, why 2019 is the year of NZ women in film and some significant national art news.
In this final Lowdown for 2018 Mark Amery reflects on a year in the arts where it felt like the old centre finally gave way and a rich, complex and vital scene came to the forefront.