The Lowdown

#Blacklivesmatter. Image: Reweti Arapere.
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Shoutouts to artists, the government on their arts package and those supporting Black Lives Matter - Mark Amery has your weekly arts new bulletin.
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'Beehive Behave', Otis Frizzell and Mike Weston.
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Fears of funding cuts, the trickiness of restrictions for venues and why we’re still waiting on the government’s emergency arts package - Mark Amery has your weekly arts new bulletin.
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Mark Amery
Scene from the BBC/TVNZ adaptation of Eleanor Catton’s The Luminaries. Photo: TVNZ.
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Good news for the screen industry and its viewers and a whole lot of mixed tidings on the openings of museums and galleries in this week’s Lowdown art news bulletin with Mark Amery.
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Steve Carr  from Screen Shots (Zig Zag) 2011 on the #TSPUNMIAW: Tennyson Street Pop Up Neighbourhood Moving Image Art Wall
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Has the arts value in recovery - both in school and in society -been recognised by the government? What is and isn’t reopening at Level 2? Mark Amery with our biggest arts news bulletin yet.
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Drax Project in Concert. Photo: Drax Project Instagram Account
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This week’s arts news bulletin delves into the need for NZ Music Month, calls for increased funding and the battles for survival and eyeballs.
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Mark Amery
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Is $16m enough? Mark Amery looks into the pressure the government is under to support our sector, how Australia compares and much more in your weekly arts news bulletin.
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Mark Amery
Koloa: Women, Art, and Technology at Para Site, Hong Kong. Installation view. Photo: Kitmin Lee
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In this week’s arts news bulletin, Mark Amery starts to look ahead to what a recession means for the arts and relishes a bumper crop of reading online.
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The quintessential guide to supporting and discovering NZ's arts media. So you know what to read, where to find it and who to approach.
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Mark Amery
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As several print institutions fold, Mark Amery looks at the loss for the arts and the current state for our art magazines, in this week’s arts news bulletin.
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Mark Amery
Queer Algorithms.
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Mark Amery in The Lowdown surveys the arts in lockdown and brings us up to date with arts news, stories of ingenuity and key links.
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Mark Amery