Our international programme connects high-quality artists with global markets and audiences through presentation, touring, relationship building and collaborative projects, including cultural and artistic exchange.
Our international programme focuses on:
Creative New Zealand’s international networks and targeted programmes mean that we can bring international buyers to New Zealand and take New Zealand work to strategically important international markets, festivals and exhibitions. We:
We support artists and arts organisations to develop international audiences for their work.
We support artists to engage in cultural and artform exchanges which help them develop their practice and networks.
We support artists and arts organisations to present their work at major international events.
Focus on Asia 2014-2017
Focus on Asia focuses on building stronger artistic and cultural connections with North East Asia. It provides New Zealand artists with more opportunities to:
It brings together all our programmes with a focus on Asia (see above).
Venice Biennale 2017
Creative New Zealand supports the New Zealand presentation at the International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. At the 57th Venice Art Biennale in 2017, Lisa Reihana will present Emissaries in the New Zealand Pavilion.
Festival of Pacific Arts 2016
Around 100 Māori and New Zealand-based Pasifika artists will represent Aotearoa at the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts in Guam in May/June 2016. The Festival of Pacific Arts takes place every four years, bringing together more than 2,000 artists and other cultural practitioners. Invitations are extended to the indigenous people of 27 Pacific nations, and Creative New Zealand supports and coordinates the New Zealand delegation.
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