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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.
The Lowdown is back and straight on the front foot - Mark Amery highlighting a brave stand on the lack of Māori in institutional roles in the first new arts media bulletin of 2021.
What. A. Year. Mark Amery breaks down the arts in 2020 as it happened, headline by headline, with the Lowdown.
The Beehive's artistic influx, a major contemporary art space under threat and positive signs in the regions and in print media. Mark Amery has this week’s arts news Lowdown.
Emotions are boiling over after a contemporary art project showed up art world complacency and the danger of social media, writes Mark Amery in this week’s arts news Lowdown.
There's a new face at the top of the Government's arts, culture and heritage ministry - but what does it mean to the sector? Mark Amery has the latest arts news bulletin.
Different views on how much time the government should take giving out the biggest arts package in a generation in this week’s arts news Lowdown.
From feelings of exile to scenes of celebration - Aotearoa's melting pot of culture is adding plenty of feeling to this week's arts news bulletin from Mark Amery.
It's a big week in public art for Auckland, art spaces for Christchurch and politics throughout Aotearoa. Stay on the pulse with Mark Amery's comprehensive arts news bulletin.
Low blows delivered to artists look set to backfire as bullying Twitter campaign aimed at arts funding isn’t being taken lying down. This week’s arts news bulletin with Mark Amery.
What do our political parties really think about the arts? Mark Amery breaks down the recent enlightening election forum - and underlines what’s missing.
Mark Amery reports on political portraiture, art’s role in mental health, literary and music award peak season, and lots of great writing in this week’s arts news bulletin.
What does the government propose in its significant new arts fund and how can you feedback? Mark Amery on a range of initiatives that will change the arts landscape.