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 Ben Crowder - image provided.
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After months of waiting, the CNZ funding decisions are out and for some it’s a bitter pill to swallow. Ben Crowder opens up on how it feels and moving forward.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Madeleine Dore explores the processes creatives use to face uncertainty, deal with feeling stuck, level-up in their arts careers, upskill, and prepare to change roles.
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The Big Idea Editor
Image source: Arts event photos feature on MP Nicky Wagner’s Flickr account
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Arts and culture policy and strategy are on the agenda for the opposition
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The Big Idea Editor
Thomas LaHood and Jo Randerson - image provided.
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Kate Powell tests the boundaries of gender constructs and explores the yielding of toxic masculinity with Thomas La Hood.
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Kate Powell
Photo by Kevin Grieve.
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A welcomed conversation on how to change the bleak reality of what it’s like trying to make a living as a creative professional in Aotearoa is on its way.
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Andrea Rush
Sir Bob Harvey at Karekare Beach, West Auckland by Lawrence Smith
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Andrea Rush talks with the beguiling Sir Bob Harvey about storytelling, his tips for aspiring writers and swimming with sharks.
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Andrea Rush
Photo by Elena Koycheva
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We take a look at the long-awaited results of Creative New Zealand’s latest investment programmes.
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Georgie Bloomfield
The Mutes (From Mars).
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Dominic Hoey talks to Alice Kendall, about The Mutes From Mars, a mixed ability rock band making their mark
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Dominic Hoey
Photo by Jurica Koletić on Unsplash
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Ivy Alvarez writes about the power of deadlines, failure, and risk-taking
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The Big Idea Editor
Downs by Mark Graver - photo supplied.
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Mark Graver gives some highly pragmatic tips on sustaining yourself as an artist
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The Big Idea Editor