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Does figurative painting translate into the digital world of NFTs?
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Tulia Thompson
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Find out how Tolu Wave is bringing with it a multi-million dollar boost for Pasifika festivals and creatives - and who's getting the funding.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Just released findings from the Independent Artist Survey paints a stark reality of financial and career stability. We delve into the creative community's areas of concern.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Anne Kennedy is no stranger to success - but her latest accolade stopped her in her tracks. Find out why she's "still reeling."
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The Big Idea Editor
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Teremoana Rapley has won virtually every accolade in Aotearoa music - but in her words, she's just getting started. The Fale-ship recipient speaks to The Big Idea in a revealing interview.
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Tulia Thompson
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His work has inspired and entertained young creative minds for decades - David Hill's humour, humility and honesty illustrate what sets him apart.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Dame Claudia Orange has played a crucial role in the way New Zealanders view Te Tiriti o Waitangi. The renowned writer explains how our nation has evolved & her latest accolade.
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The Big Idea Editor
Artist Rodney Bell sits waist high in the Mangaokewa River, his back to the viewer. He splashes water towards the trees and hill in the background. A wheelchair sits on the riverbank, right of frame.
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NZ's disabled community is set to feel the love from across the Tasman. The acclaimed Rodney Bell tells us why Alter State's Digital Launch is the deep dive they deserve.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Marianne Infante is breaking down barriers on Aotearoa’s stages and screens - with her locally-driven, multi-cultural mahi making waves internationally.
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Chris Forster
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In the wake of the heartbreaking accident filming Rust in New Mexico, The Big Idea investigates how the NZ screen industry handles weapons and the importance of an armourer to production safety.
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Tulia Thompson