The Lowdown

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The Lowdown is back and straight on the front foot - Mark Amery highlighting a brave stand on the lack of Māori in institutional roles in first new arts media bulletin of 2021.
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Mark Amery
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What. A. Year. Mark Amery breaks down the arts in 2020 as it happened, headline by headline, with the Lowdown.
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Mark Amery
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Epic exhibitions with generational impact, captivating visual performance, unwavering controversies and the ushering of new eras - your arts news bulletin keeps you on the pulse.
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Dina Jezdic
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Creativity doesn't just exist on a page or on a wall - this week's arts news Lowdown looks at some of the biggest topics and most impressive accolades.
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Kate Powell
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The Beehive's artistic influx, a major contemporary art space under threat and positive signs in the regions and in print media. Mark Amery has this week’s arts news Lowdown.
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Mark Amery
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COVID cancellation scares keep coming, but there's no stopping awards and initiatives to recognise talent in the creative world - all in this week's arts news bulletin.
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Kate Powell
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Emotions are boiling over after a contemporary art project showed up art world complacency and the danger of social media, writes Mark Amery in this week’s arts news Lowdown.
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Mark Amery
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There's a new face at the top of the Government's arts, culture and heritage ministry - but what does it mean to the sector? Mark Amery has the latest arts news bulletin.
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Mark Amery
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Different views on how much time the government should take giving out the biggest arts package in a generation in this week’s arts news Lowdown.
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Mark Amery
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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.
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Mark Amery