The myth of the tortured artist

November 25 2018 by The New Zealand Herald

The myth of the tortured artist: How New Zealand is safeguarding mental health in the arts.

Although the notion of musicians and actors suffering for their art persists, rising Kiwi pop singer Josie Moon says her depression actually got in the way of writing and creating. However, much is being done in the New Zealand entertainment industry to safeguard mental health. George Fenwick reports.