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Marcos Luiz for Unsplash
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Lynnaire MacDonald offers 5 strategies that may help you to grow your audience and promote yourself
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The Big Idea Editor
Members of the band Cha Wa. Image supplied by the band
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Introducing the program for a festival like no other! (In partnership with CCAT)
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Emanuella de Ruiter
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Everybody's Talkin'. Our friends at Artshub have just posted this.
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The Big Idea Editor
Francis Upritchard at Wetwang Slack. Photo by Angus Mill
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Ellen Falconer catches up with the great expat artist and uncovers her early precarious years squatting in London, her love of colourful community, and what draws her back to Aotearoa each year.
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Ellen Falconer
Hannah Clarke at the 2018 Fringe programme launch
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For Part 2 of our mini-series, Hannah Clarke recounts the bumpy ride that has formed the NZ Fringe Festival, and reveals why Wellington would not be the same without its Fringe.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Community ‘art power’ is influencing society across Aotearoa. [Sponsored by Mangawhai Artists]
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Sam Grover
Portrait of Henrietta by Greta van der Star
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Henrietta’s work has been gaining attention worldwide and her new exhibition ‘Hidden People’ sold out almost immediately. Here, she shares where she found the inspiration for these paintings.
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Ellen Falconer
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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The Big Idea Editor
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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The Big Idea Editor
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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The Big Idea Editor