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Employers increasingly look for the complex analysis skills, emotional empathy and leadership traits that arts degrees cultivate among students, reports Andrea Simpson.
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Dr Sarah Rusholme from Capital E explains why creative expression is just as important as healthy eating for our tamariki’s well-being.
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Panel facilitated by Contemporary HUM with (from left): artists Bridget Reweti and Erena Baker from Mata Aho Collective, Tessa Giblin (Commissioner, Ireland at Venice 2017), Alastair Carruthers (Commissioner, New Zealand at Venice 2017). Image: Crystal Te Moananui-Squares.
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The online art platform that’s a must if you want to keep up with the exciting activity of our Kiwi artists working abroad. [Sponsored by Contemporary HUM]
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Zespri Spife, 1988. Photo by Neil Liversedge
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An icon of New Zealand design, Peter Haythornthwaite shares his wishlist for the future, and recommendations for aspiring and established practitioners.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Backstage jitters and screaming to the bathroom is part of performance challenge for Ruby Porter
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The Big Idea Editor
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Time, we never seem to have enough of it. Lana Petrović and Kelly Gilbride share a nifty weapon for combating severe cases of Mondayitis.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Welcome to New Zealand’s home for creatives. We are proud as punch to launch our new look for The Big Idea website and brand.
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Chrissy Irvine
Raymond McKay for Designstein/RUN
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Raymond McKay is the creative director of advertising and design agency RUN. Let's look over his shoulder to see how his day as a creative pans out.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Writers, artists, podcasters: new opportunities are opening up for creatives every year as more and more companies increase their presence online.
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Chrissy Irvine
Jump Cut performance image, courtesy of MIXIT 2019
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A fresh take on intercultural communication: Kate Powell reviews Jump Cut at the Pah Homestead, a contemporary dance performance by a vibrant group of talented young migrants and refugees.
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Kate Powell