New Scientist magazine is publishing the first issue of the new journal Performance Arts in New Zealand.
The volume features a wealth of material about performance art, including essays by renowned authors and an article by acclaimed performance artist, Maori performer and educator, Rufus Blythe.
In this issue, we feature a range of articles by performance artists, performance educators and practitioners about their art and performance practice.
Performance Arts in NZ is edited by award-winning performance artist Rufuses Bly the author of two critically acclaimed books on the arts of Maori music.
The volume includes essays by award winners, performance teachers, performance artists and performance scholars on a range a topics including the history of performance art and its relationship with the Maori language, its history and significance in Maori culture, performance as a means of expression and community and performance as an expression of individuality.
Performance arts in New the world’s largest performance art community, with over 300 performances performed each year, is based in Auckland and is a world leader in performance, education and engagement.