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Big city study isn’t for everyone. We track down a Hawke’s Bay creative institution that gives their students the best of both worlds.
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The Big Idea Editor
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It’s an industry on the rise, but so too is a desire for different voices to tell the stories.
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The Big Idea Editor
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It's rare to find something given away for free when they're in hot demand. Find out why Semi Permanent 2020 isn't charging and how to watch online.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Where are all the women photojournalists? Investigating the worrying stat in the NZ Geographic Photographer of the Year finalists - and the lack of female perspective in documenting history.
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The Big Idea Editor
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The election is upon us - and The Big Idea has put together a guide to make sure you know how your vote impacts the arts sector.
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The Big Idea Editor
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They're separated from the rest of society for their actions - but the mental health of Aotearoa's prisoners needs attention. Art is helping many become better people.
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Courtney Rose Brown
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Not all leaders are created equal. Tautai's Courtney Sina Meredith is ensuring she leads by example.
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Dina Jezdic
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Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards provide a much needed glimmer of hope in an otherwise torrid 2020.
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Courtney Rose Brown
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Why is it such a long, complicated process to admit to yourself that you’re an artist? Verity Johnson investigates how to accept and embrace your creative instincts.
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Verity Johnson
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Ema Tavola’s pride in advocating for her community has been unwavering, as she blazes a new path for her contemporary art gallery Vunilagi Vou forced by 2020’s numerous challenges.
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The Big Idea Editor