The Lowdown

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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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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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
Art Finds A Way. Photo: Daniel Tafjord
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As we step into country-wide lockdown, Mark Amery brings us up to date with arts news, key information and commentary to help you see your world in a new light.
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Strasbourg 1518, New Zealand Festival. Image: Philip Merry.
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This COVID-19 Special sees Mark Amery stand up for the arts community and dedicate the weekly arts news bulletin to what you need to know.
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Mark Amery
The sight no one in the arts community wants to see.  Image: Unsplash
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In this week’s arts media news bulletin, Mark Amery writes about how the arts are responding creatively to the coronavirus.
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Rita Angus mural, Bolton Street. Image: Mark Amery
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Who’s protecting what matters most to artists and art lovers? Mark Amery digs into some crucial issues and some juicy reads in your weekly arts media bulletin.
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Actress Rose McGowan speaks outside of Weinstein’s trial. Credit Mark Lennihan/AP
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From the newly minted NZer of the year’s perfect response to an awkward situation, to the day of reckoning for an industry predator, the Lowdown's Kate Powell has a big week covered.
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Author Elizabeth Knox photographed by Ebony Lamb
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Love them or hate them - reviewers are a crucial but fading part of art’s ecosystem. Mark Amery looks at the recent impact in this week’s Lowdown.
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Taika
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The Lowdown with Mark Amery looks at the reaction to the charismatic Kiwi’s “ceiling-breaking” Oscars win, in a week highlighting why we underestimate the arts at our peril.
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Mark Amery