Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Amiria Kiddle
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I find Amiria Kiddle and her colleagues in the training room at Underground Coffee on Durham Street, a small glass room to the side of the front counter. Renderings and laptops share a table with spare espresso machines and coffee equipment, which isn’t uncommon in a central city with limited built space. Companies like their newly-formed architecture firm have to make use of whatever they can find...

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Performance artist Audrey Baldwin’s work is often flamboyant, but there’s a deeper meaning behind the spectacle. The first time that I experienced her work was on a miserable rainy day in the winter of 2013, when she performed ‘Stuck’ with Julia Croucher on a vacant lot on Gloucester Street, a block north of Christchurch’s Cathedral Square. Unfazed by the weather, they showed up wearing matching pink ponchos...

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Every time I visit Bridget McKendry’s Makercrate she apologises for the mess, but I hope I never see it clean. Situated in a shipping container and surrounded by rubble, the lab isn’t a replacement for anything that was lost in the earthquakes, but instead is something completely new. Like a cabinet of curiosities, the workspace is an intersection of science, art, and the imagination. In addition to...

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Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Amiria Kiddle
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Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Audrey Baldwin
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Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Bridget McKendry
Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Amiria Kiddle
Read Time: 10 mins
Brie Sherow talks to Amiria Kiddle as part of a series...
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Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Amiria Kiddle
By Brie Sherow
Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Audrey Baldwin
Read Time: 8 mins
Brie Sherow talks to Audrey Baldwin as part of a series...
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Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Audrey Baldwin
By Brie Sherow
Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Bridget McKendry
Read Time: 8 mins
Brie Sherow talks to Bridget McKendry of Makercrate...
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Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Bridget McKendry
By Brie Sherow
Reconstruction and Renaissance: The Creative Thinkers of Christchurch
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Christchurch is still a city of transition, and emerging...
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Reconstruction and Renaissance: The Creative Thinkers of Christchurch
By Brie Sherow
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Like so many young Wellingtonians, Di White's first...
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Creative Outsourcing: iSentia, Wellington and the Grim and Fateful Pattern
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Like a blunt instrument to the solar plexus, Jess...
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Review: Real Fake White Dirt
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Slippery Questions: The Role of Ethics in Art
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Melissa Laing asks what it means to create ethical...
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Slippery Questions: The Role of Ethics in Art
By Melissa Laing
Inside The Whau Arts Festival
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The netherspace between the CBD and the freewheeling...
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Inside The Whau Arts Festival
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