Professor Peter O’Connor (The University of Auckland and The Creative Thinking Project) has been invited to Los Angeles to create a performance with arts organisations working with the city’s homeless. Author Justin Brown who will lead the documentary team will join Peter. They will collaborate with LAPD (Los Angeles Poverty... Keep Reading
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We are a national network and resource for anyone interested in the contribution of the arts to health and wellbeing.
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RECENT NEWS AND VIEWS
A place to stand, a sense of belonging and connection, whānau … All of us on the recent panel about arts and creativity at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery in Wellington used these words to discuss how the arts can nourish our health, wellbeing and sense of community. Keep Reading
Shapeshifter, a solo retrospective exhibition by Carmen Brown, will open on Monday 7 October at Pūmanawa Gallery The Arts Centre in Christchurch. Marking Brown’s return to The Arts Centre after an absence of nearly ten years, Shapeshifter presents Brown’s unique way of seeing. It offers to Christchurch a defiant sen... Keep Reading
The Ministry of Education is looking for professional artists and creative practitioners to partner with schools and kura in designing creative projects for delivery over 8–20 weeks. As a creative or group of creatives, there are two ways you can get involved. Keep Reading
As a social practice artist, Tiffany Singh creates socially engaged art outcomes which are based on the importance of cross-cultural dialogues between the artist, community partners, and the audience. Singh’s works often revolve around a defined system of exchange, which invites and encourages both people and objects to move in and out of... Keep Reading
A report, Understanding the Value of Creative Spaces, presents key findings from a survey of creative spaces throughout New Zealand, intended to provide key decision-makers and agencies with information about the sector to better understand how the sector operates, the services it provides and to whom. Keep Reading