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 Born to Create Publication

insight into the creative practices of women artists across Aotearoa New Zealand

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The print publication Born to Create - Interviews with Creative Women offers insight into the creative practices of female artists across Aotearoa New Zealand. 
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UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVITY. 
FREE IT FROM CONDITIONING
AND SELF-RESTRICTIONS.
REPLACE IT WITH CURIOSITY
AND EXPERIMENTS.
RECLAIM YOUR OWN CREATIVITY.
DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT EVERY DAY.

USE YOUR SENSES, YOUR IMAGINATION,
AND YOUR INTELLECT.
THINK WILD!

WE ARE ALL ARTISTS AND CREATORS
OF OUR OWN LIVES.
LET’S EMPOWER EACH OTHER.

LET’S SHARE OUR INSIGHTS, 
OUR WAYS OF MAKING THINGS.
CREATE SOMETHING YOU LOVE
FOR THE LOVE OF CREATING
FOR THE LOVE OF LIFE

WE ARE ALL BORN TO CREATE

This publication celebrates creativity whether it be through baking cakes, painting, graphic design, writing or advocacy for youth development. There are no rules when it comes to being creative. 

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Interviews with Adrienne Wong, Amanda Betts, Emily Raftery, Heleina Waimoana Dalton, Huia O’Sullivan, Louise Lever, Nadine Nahimana, Nicole Arnett Phillips, Nina Dyer, Pauline Smith, Sherylene Chan, Sonia Wilson, Tess Costil, Ellie Lim, Jack Orsbourn, Steff Green.

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Meet The Team

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Lucie Blaze

Author, graphic designer, art director

Emily Raftery

Photographer

Steff Green

Editor

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Support the project

Another way you can support this project is by purchasing one of these skateboards and tshirts. Money raised from each purchase will go toward costs related to the magazine.