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Alicia Frankovich awarded visual arts residency in New York

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 1:16 pm | Creative New Zealand

Artist Alicia Frankovich has been selected to take up Creative New Zealand’s 2016 visual arts residency at the ISCP (International Studio and Curatorial Program) in New York. More >>

2015 an incredible year for New Zealand at Venice Biennale

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 11:14 am | Creative New Zealand

The 2015 Venice Biennale, which opened in May 2015, has now closed marking the end of an extraordinarily successful run for Simon Denny’sSecret Power exhibition and the New Zealand pavilion. More >>

Arts Council investment in the arts peaks in 2014/15

Monday, 30 November 2015, 12:00 pm | Creative New Zealand

The Arts Council invested a record $43.6 million in the arts and arts organisations in 2014/15 with more organisations than ever receiving multi-year funding, according to the council’s Annual Report 2014/15. Of the 82 organisations in Creative New ... More >>

Honouring contributions to Māori arts

Sunday, 29 November 2015, 11:32 am | Creative New Zealand

Tohunga, artists and community leaders have been honoured for their contributions to preserving and helping to secure the future of high-quality ngā toi Māori (Māori arts) at the 2015 Creative New Zealand Te Waka Toi Awards. More >>

Anna Jackson awarded 2015 Menton Fellowship

Friday, 6 November 2015, 9:18 am | Creative New Zealand

The fellowship is one of New Zealand's oldest and best-loved literary awards. It provides NZ $35,000 and the opportunity for a New Zealand author to live in Menton, France for three months. With the support of the city of Menton, Anna Jackson will ... More >>

International Symposium comes to Christchurch

Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 2:34 pm | Creative New Zealand

A major international visual arts symposium, Curating Under Pressure, will be hosted in Christchurch this week. The sixth in a series that has taken place in the context of international biennial events since the year 2000, this year it brings together ... More >>

2015 Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 11:37 am | Creative New Zealand

Talented artists, innovators and leaders are being recognised for their outstanding contribution to Pacific arts at this year’s Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards. Among the winners is Neil Ieremia, internationally renowned choreographer ... More >>

Venice Biennale: New Zealand’s artist and curator announced

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 4:30 pm | Creative New Zealand

The Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa has approved and is pleased to announce Lisa Reihana as New Zealand’s artist for the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017. More >>

2015 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement

Monday, 19 October 2015, 11:57 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand has announced the winners of the 2015 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement. They are social anthropologist Dame Joan Metge, playwright Roger Hall and poet Bernadette Hall. More >>

New Zealand literature boosted by new contract

Monday, 12 October 2015, 11:33 am | Creative New Zealand

The international profile and sales of New Zealand literature and the development of the national publishing sector will be boosted over the next three financial years by a new contract awarded by Creative New Zealand. More >>

Simon Denny to show at London’s famous Serpentine Gallery

Friday, 9 October 2015, 4:10 pm | Creative New Zealand

Simon Denny to show at London’s famous Serpentine Gallery New Zealand artist, Simon Denny, has been invited to mount a solo exhibition at London’s prestigious Serpentine Gallery, following his highly successful Secret Power exhibition for the ... More >>

Creative new content to entertain viewers

Friday, 2 October 2015, 10:12 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative new content to entertain viewers across different screens NZ On Air has been inundated with creative, innovative stories for audiences on multiple screens and devices. With the latest funding decisions, viewers are being given even greater ... More >>

Foundation North doubles funding for arts projects

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 10:58 am | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand is pleased to announce Foundation North as a partner in its new arts funding initiative that responds to the Auckland Region’s culturally diverse population. More >>

CNZ announces delegation to to Festival of Pacific Arts 2016

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 2:52 pm | Creative New Zealand

Around 100 Māori and New Zealand-based Pasifika artists will represent Aotearoa alongside 26 other Pacific nations at the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts in Guam next May and June. More >>

Visiting Cook Islands artists to share their knowledge

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 11:09 am | Creative New Zealand

Six senior artists from the Cook Islands specialising in heritage artforms will visit Aotearoa New Zealand next week as part of an annual Creative New Zealand cultural exchange programme with the Pacific Islands. The visit coincides with this year’s ... More >>

New arts fund and research to support Auckland diversity

Monday, 3 August 2015, 3:00 pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand will invest $600,000 over the next three years in a new initiative that responds to the Auckland Region’s culturally diverse population. More >>

Award-winning Māori artists head to Canada’s Banff Centre

Friday, 31 July 2015, 2:47 pm | Creative New Zealand

Award-winning Māori artists head to Canada’s The Banff Centre for cultural exchange More >>

Creative New Zealand announces 2015 investment funding

Friday, 31 July 2015, 11:35 am | Creative New Zealand

The Arts Council has committed a further $10.5 million to 26 arts organisations in its latest multi-year investment funding round. More >>

New Commissioner announced for 2017 Venice Biennale

Friday, 24 July 2015, 10:26 am | Creative New Zealand

Former Arts Council Chair Alastair Carruthers CNZM will be the Commissioner for New Zealand’s 2017 presentation at the Venice Biennale. More >>

Visual artist Siliga Setoga awarded

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 11:37 am | Creative New Zealand

Samoan artist Siliga Setoga will undertake a three-month artist residency exploring cultural identity at the National University of Samoa from August to October this year. More >>

 

 

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