Auckland artist Selwyn Vercoe is happy his designs are used to help people respect their environment.
Story / Other
“Conversation does the work of change. Art sparks that conversation.” The Auckland Council have instigated a creative approach to Auckland’s largest littering problem, cigarette butts.
Author: 
Hannah Mackintosh
Story / Literature & Publishing
“There is a deep romanticism around the artist moving to the big city and ‘making it’.” Katie Kerr sheds light on migration from the perspective of the artist.
Author: 
Hannah Mackintosh
Jack Trolove
Story / Visual Arts
No longer hiding behind his paid work, Jack Trolove talks about how he got over the hurdle of being able to say “I’m an artist” in New Zealand.
Author: 
Christine Mackintosh
Story / Performing Arts
“Going with your gut is a way of honouring your vision of the work as opposed to someone else’s vision of the work." Alice Canton with her new work OTHER [Chinese] challenges concepts of authenticity.
Author: 
Hannah Mackintosh
Story / Community & Access Arts
“I was to be sitting in a shop window with ten candles burning in an antler formation on my head.” Audrey Baldwin, Curator of First Thursdays in Christchurch
Author: 
Lucy Ovenden
Modern Māori Quartet
Story / Music
Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, MMQ share ideas on how to get on the international touring circuit, and talk about what makes their music so special.
Author: 
Christine Mackintosh
Story / Performing Arts
Iconic and much-beloved NZ playwright Roger Hall is proud to confirm NZ THEATRE MONTH for September 2018 and is calling all theatres and creators to get involved.
Author: 
Hannah Mackintosh
Story / Music
Don't Give Up Your Day Job brings you another insight into the creative industries, this week with Dave Johnston, Tui-Award winning drummer and composer.
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Don't Give Up Your Day Job
The Dogs, Abdul-Rahman Abdullah, 2017, mixed media
Story / Visual Arts
At Pataka’s Dark Horizons Mark Amery reflects on our distance from global conflicts and arts role in embracing the uncomfortable and unfamiliar.
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Mark Amery
Fleur Woods Art
Story / Digital & Technology
"You can't just sit there and wait for the world to come to you," says Fleur Woods from her studio in the artisan village of Upper Moutere
Author: 
Christine Mackintosh