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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.
A startling statistic around LGBTQ+ representation in public galleries in this week’s Lowdown with Mark Amery, along with art news from the spotlight and the wilderness (literally).
Mark Amery’s Lowdown is back for 2020, and chock-full with all the major arts stories from over the break, including fresh concerns about the dire state of creative sector incomes.
In the final Lowdown of the decade, Mark Amery rounds up the juiciest arts stories from the past week, and brings us the best of those ubiquitous ‘best-of’ lists.
A lycra-clad actor saves the day, a New Zealand film named best-ever by a female director and more in Mark Amery’s latest weekly round-up of unmissable arts news.
Mark Amery reveals who’s been hit hard in this week’s arts news Lowdown.
A New Zealand icon gone too soon, severe flooding at the Venice Biennale and other must-read arts news in this week’s Lowdown by Mark Amery.
Mark Amery rounds up the bold and beautiful in arts news from New Zealand and beyond in this week’s Lowdown #71.
Queer representation, NZ TV Award noms and the public artwork we almost lost in Mark Amery’s Lowdown #69.
Mark Amery is fired up about three new formats coming your way in this week’s Lowdown of arts news.
In this week’s arts news Lowdown, Mark Amery discusses the need for an overhaul of government funding structures and how the sector fared in the local elections.
In this week’s Lowdown #66 Mark Amery scans both islands and beyond to bring us Aotearoa’s art news.