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Indigenous Ecology and Arts Wananga

An Indigenous Ecology and Arts Wananga was developed last year with Lance Cablk (Restoring Takarunga Hauraki), Jermaine Reihana and Linda Blincko (Depot Artspace). This has come into fruition with Martin Law Painter of Paradise’s recent exhibition at Depot Artspace, ongoing workshops…

Suicide Awareness

Depot Artspace has received recognition for its work on suicide over the past 20 years and has been invited by the Museum of Sepulchral Culture in Kassel, Germany to contribute a paper to its suicide awareness publication, to be launched…

SUSTAINABILITY: THE ENDURING COMMUNITY

Sustainability has become a prominent buzzword, which over the past year or so has been applied to almost every sphere of life. It has become a prominent means of promoting and selling products, from travel to fashion, with environmentalists feeling…

Artist Resale Royalties

  The burgeoning secondary arts market has suddenly mushroomed since Covid 19, with an increasing number of auctions turning over millions of dollars’ worth of sales. In one week alone there can be three art auctions taking place, from iconic…

Survey for Creative Employment Programme

  Image: Revolution Creative & Artslab at employment expo SHAPING CREATIVE EMPLOYMENT IN AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND In May 2020, during Covid-19 Lockdown, the Government announced $7. 9 million to support creative job seekers, building on the most successful aspects of…

Re-Framing the Future

  DEPOT ARTSPACE: REFRAMING THE FUTURE “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ― Buckminster Fuller Covid 19 has catapulted us into the unknown. We are…

COMMUNITY IS THE FUTURE

  As lockdown passes the halfway mark, what have I learnt from it? A big thing, as I travel around my local bubble and observe signs of a regenerating environment, that I’ll be taking greater care of this living planet…

LETTER BY JOHN MINTO

WHEN A CRISIS SIGNALS THE NEED FOR CHANGE   We have included this letter on the Arts In Action page, because we believe that alternative views by  people with a long history of involvement in creating a more equitable society…

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