The Artists and the Party People

Kiwi advertising guru Howard Greive is on the phone from Wellington. He's not talking about the Toyota HiLux ute, whose award-winning "bugger" campaign he helped create, but about the higher echelons of the international art world. And, more specifically, that celestial plane where, every two years, they come to worship: the Venice Biennale. "Have you seen that little QuickTime?" he asks. "I must send it to you." Within seconds, the short movie teaser for New Zealand's Biennale party on June 8 is zipping across the Tasman. Fashioned by Greive and vodka sponsor 42 Below, the clip uses cheesy footage of dance...

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