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American poet, educator and activist Carrie Rudzinski.
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Dominic Hoey talks to internationally renowned performer Carrie Rudzinski about her upcoming tour, TED talking and the importance of political art.
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Dominic Hoey
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Will Darbyshire explains how a growing profession is set to expand throughout the regions.
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The Big Idea Editor
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We catch up with the inspiring Andy Packer, Show Director of this year’s World of WearableArt (WOW), to get the scoop on how Aotearoa’s most beloved show compares to overseas spectacles.
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Georgie Bloomfield
Photo by Jonathan Lyon, We Make Happy.
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We take a closer look at one of the just-announced winners of this year’s Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2019.
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The Big Idea Editor
The Mooncake and the Kumara.
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Dominic Hoey catches up with writer Mei-Lin Hansen (The Mooncake and the Kumara), to discuss trials, tribulations, perils and progress.
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Dominic Hoey
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Annette Morehu explains how she plans to reverse the stinging feeling of being judged and the shame of not speaking te reo.
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The Big Idea Editor
Glen Hayward speaking at the artist talk for “Turn of a Century”.
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Mercedes Ackerman talks with Glen Hayward about the revitalisation of a Whanganui art icon.
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Mercedes Ackerman
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Jessica Thompson Carr (AKA Māori Mermaid) talks to a new generation of Māori artists about what they see for the future of Ngā Toi Māori. [In partnership with The Arts Foundation]
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The Big Idea Editor
Elisha Watson - photo supplied.
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Harold Coutts sits down with Elisha Watson to talk ethical sourcing and her creative way of working.
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The Big Idea Editor
‘Sundari Jal’ by Tiffany Singh for Kathmandu Contemporary Art Centre Siddhartha Art Gallery. Materials used are upcycled saris, fair trade bells & bowls made from discarded local newspaper dipped in beeswax. Image by Subash Thebe.
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Three NZ artists talk about tackling the big problems of our age and incorporating sustainability into their practices - in partnership with Arts Foundation for Arts Month.
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The Big Idea Editor