The Rocky Horror Art Show
Dr Frank-N-Furter blazons during the 1975 film come-cult-classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Little did we know, the fishnet and latex corset-clad messiah of the Gothic, fever dream mansion that virginal protagonists Brad and Janet stumble across was talking about iconic works of art and sculpture (at least, I like to think he was). So, leave your heteronormativity and puritanism behind, as we pelvic thrust into the world of sexy, recontextualised art.
The most money I have ever spent on a single transaction crippled me for a few weeks, but I really like to think it paid off. A couple months ago I bought a camera in a bid to ‘find a hobby’ (not my words), and have surprised myself by actually sticking to it.
YANZ Creative Youth Scholarship: Russell Walters, One Year On.
In February of 2019, Russel Walters became the first student to receive Youth Arts New Zealand’s “Creative Youth Scholarship”. We caught up with him one year on to see how he was getting on.
Sustainable Creativity with ‘Tsuika Patches’ Founder, Doug Coker Grant.
Tsuika Patches was founded by Doug Coker Grant; an ethical iron-on patch outfit, encouraging the world to upgrade existing clothing, instead of buying brand new. Their products are designed and made in New Zealand, and made from organic cotton and tree-derived thread. Plus, they’re helping to plant trees in Auckland.
A New Chapter: Alexandra Philipp's journey through photography
I’m a big believer in fate - the idea that there is something bigger than all of us, guiding us to where we need to be, whether we’re aware of it or not. I also believe that everyone we meet has a role to play in our lives - like a big game of chess, but none of us really know the rules.
5 Tips for organising your own music event
Organising your own music event can feel a little bit daunting at first, but with the right planning it’s not as difficult as it sounds. Taking the reins and setting up an event yourself is a great way to generate exposure for yourself & other local artists. Here are some tips to help you put on an event to remember.
4 Ways to Connect With Other Artists
It can be tough to know where to start when it comes to building relationships with peers. For some people it comes naturally but for others, it can feel overwhelming and exhausting. The team at YANZ have put together a quick guide to help you along the way.
Embracing Creativity: 4 Ways I Tamed my Inner Critic
R · E · S · T · O · R · A · T · I · O · N. The process of finding what has been lost; of rebuilding what has been destroyed. This is the word I chose to declare over myself in the year that has been 2019. I stripped away the expectation of achievement that came with New Year's resolutions and chose a word to grow into and bloom out of.