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Akl Fringe Artists 2018. Photo: Andi Crown Photography
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In Part 1 of our mini-series on Aoteaora’s vivid Fringe scene, Lydia Zanetti gives us the shapes and sizes, inspirations and challenges, of the global Fringe movement.
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Leagues of Breaking Light, Melbourne Fringe Festival. (L-R) Matthew Horsley percussion; Robert Macfarlane tenor voice; Miranda Hill double bass; Mirren Strahan violin. Image supplied.
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Creatively highlighting environmental issues, composer and ecologist Naima Fine shares how she created sound art out of climate change data. By Andrea Simpson
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Image: Dawid Malecki for Unsplash
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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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Image courtesy of Capital E
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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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Backstage jitters and screaming to the bathroom is part of performance challenge for Ruby Porter
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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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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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