Sterling edge

Leading contemporary jewellers from both sides of the Tasman took part in a Melbourne exhibition entitled Cross Pollination. Curated by Vicki Mason (NZ) and Anna Davern (AUS), the brief was to design a modern interpretation of the fern brooch presented to Queen Elizabeth at the 1956 Sydney Olympics. NZ participants included Warwick Freeman, Kirsten Haydon, Niki Hastings-McFall, Lynn Kelly, and Tania Patterson.


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Composer Annea Lockwood at Chicago Festival

Composer Annea Lockwood at Chicago Festival

Chicago’s Frequency Festival has become a crucial showcase for the movement of “new music”, according to Aaron Cohen reporting for Chicago Tribune. New Zealand-born and New York-based composer Annea Lockwood exemplifies…