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Literally plastering the walls of Tāmaki Makaurau with the voices of its youth could be one of the most significant impacts from this year's Auckland Arts Festival.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Known for its industrial focus and outlet shops, Chris Forster turns the spotlight onto the creative energy flowing through Onehunga and art's role in inspiring its future.
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Chris Forster
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On World Poetry Day, The Big Idea highlights some of the New Zealanders who use their creativity to bring passion and personality to a much loved craft.
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The Big Idea Editor
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The age of NFTs arrives for Moana artists, with the announcement of a new pilot programme that could open new doors - or raise new questions.
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Kim Meredith
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Three talented and successful Tāmaki Makaurau based artists have thrown their considerable creative clout behind Toipoto.
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The Big Idea Editor
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As Auckland Arts Festival launches into life, one of Aotearoa's most recognised designers is calling on NZers to embrace the creativity of clothes they wear.
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The Big Idea Editor
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On the eve of International Women's Day, TBI asks if women and non-binary artists are being treated any better, one year after the industry's abuse of power was publicly exposed.
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Tulia Thompson
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How Auckland Arts Festival is finding ways to bolster its 2022 line-up, despite the pandemic disruptions.
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The Big Idea Editor
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There are now two COVID support options open to creatives - we break it down to help you make your choice on which (or if any) are right for you.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Two Unitec Graduates with very different practices explore how they’ve achieved a similar result - creative satisfaction.
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The Big Idea Editor