The Lowdown

Mata Aho Collective with a portion of their monumental, handwoven sculpture, Aka
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Mark Amery rounds up the bold and beautiful in arts news from New Zealand and beyond in this week’s Lowdown #71.
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Wild Dogs Under My Skirt. Photo: Matt Grace.
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In the Lowdown #70, Kate Powell brings us the latest need-to-know arts news, including Kiwi acts going global, new tech for deaf music-lovers and the country’s coolest little lit fest.
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Dear Nelson by Shannon Novak.
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Queer representation, NZ TV Award noms and the public artwork we almost lost in Mark Amery’s Lowdown #69.
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CrossLines: A Culture Lab on Intersectionality presented by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center at the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building in Washington, D.C. (May 2016). Photo by Les Talusan.
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Mark Amery is fired up about three new formats coming your way in this week’s Lowdown of arts news.
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‘Vaka A Hina’ by Sēmisi Fetokai Potauaine.
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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.
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Fleur Adcock, by Jemimah Kuhfeld.
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In this week’s Lowdown #66 Mark Amery scans both islands and beyond to bring us Aotearoa’s art news.
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Present Tense at Britomart. Image - Bruce Connew
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A new survey highlights under-representation of women in the arts, and more funding woes in this week’s Lowdown #65.
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David Green Time and Tide, Dunedin
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Hot topics in Mark Amery’s Lowdown #64 - 'artists in schools' programme lifts off, Luke Willis Thompson puts fire under the art magazine world plus art and our climate emergency.
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Jumping out of the box in this week's Lowdown #63 are Lisa Reihana, Yuki Kihara, Fiona Kidman, and a slather of accolades and awards.
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A Place Tū Be, Wellington installation - Chevron Hassett
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Nau mai haere mai - Mark Amery has this week's Lowdown, with links to great art news, festival info and content. He mea nui ngā toi - art is important.
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