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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.
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.
Any live events able to take place this year shouldn't be taken for granted. This week's arts news bulletin buzzes about the upcoming Festivals and tours.
While the performing arts face major roadblocks in Auckland, the regions offer new hope and ways to do things this Spring. Mark Amery with your weekly arts news bulletin.
The time for vision is now - and in this week's arts news bulletin, Mark Amery looks into where the ideas for change are, and should be coming from.
Doors may be shut in Auckland again but there’s surging support for art online. Mark Amery looks into how it’s working and what’s demanding your attention in our weekly arts bulletin.
Where does this week’s Auckland lockdown leave the arts? Mark Amery brings you the very latest in this special Lowdown weekly arts news bulletin.
No punches pulled in this week’s arts news bulletin - Mark Amery brings you the outspoken, the controversial and the boundary pushers, along with what’s happening around the regions.