Eleanor Catton 2010 New Generation Artist

Eleanor Catton was selected as one of six Arts Foundation New Generation artists in 2010. This video was produced in a partnership between the Arts Foundation and TVNZ 7.

Originally shown at the New Generation Award ceremony, this video has since been included in a series, shown on TVNZ 7, called The Artists. This series has footage and interviews with the eleven artists celebrated by the Arts Foundation with New Generation and Laureate Awards in 2010. The Artists went to air on TVNZ 7 in March 2011.

Eleanor Catton is a young New Zealand writer who was praised in the first international reviews for her novel The Rehearsal. She became the 2013 Man Booker prize-winner for her 2nd novel The Luminaries.