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Artbank has got you sussed for arty stuff happening in Tāmaki Makaurau and beyond. With interviews, live performances, your weekly gallery guide and more - come get some culture in ya with Rachel and Theo. Ka rawe!

Artbank: 25 November 2018

Artbank 25 November Artbank 25 November, 217.44 MB
Sun 25 Nov 2018

It's the Elam Grad show this weekend and Gyorgika Farrelly, the galleries coordinator, is up in the studio to tell us about it. We also listen back to an earlier interview with Ayesha Green in honour of her show Māori Girl opening at Blue Oyster Art Space. Plus Rachel's brother Ben gives us a run down of Childish Gambino's brainchild festival Pharos. Sick! 

Artbank: 11 November 2018

Artbank 11 November Artbank 11 November , 226.04 MB
Sun 11 Nov 2018

Rachel's back this week with a conversation from Meanwhile gallery in wellington. Plus Lisa Beauchamp from the Gus Fisher gallery has a few exciting details about the new direction the gallery will be taking next year with its grand reopening in April!

Artbank: 4 November 2018

Artbank: 4 November 2018 Artbank: 4 November 2018, 217.34 MB
Sun 4 Nov 2018

Rach is away this week but does not leave your art needs hanging!  We hear from artist and facilitator Hannah Watkinson who runs the Corner Store on Cashel Street in Christchurch. Also, the winner of the Walters Prize was announced on friday, so we hear Rach and Theo speaking to winner Ruth Buchanen when she was up in the studio as just a nominee. 

Artbank: 28 October 2018

Artbank 28 October Artbank 28 October, 224.52 MB
Sun 28 Oct 2018

This week Sophie Bannan chats to Rachel about her show with Daegan Wells at Meanwhile Gallery: Hut For a Sensuous Goldminer, opening this wednesday. Plus Kraus and Floris Vanhoof are in studio talking about their tour of New Zealand and Floris' upcoming exhibition at the Audio Foundation. Floris Vanhoof is a Belgian filmmaker, musician, instrument builder, performer and visual artist based in Antwerp. 

Artbank: 21 October 2018

Artbank 21 October Artbank 21 October, 164.42 MB
Sun 21 Oct 2018

We are talking artist-run and volunteer galleries this week! Ben and Siena from Satchi&Satchi&Satchi in parnell speak to Rachel about their gallery and studio spaces, supporting yours peers, and stick-and-poke tattoos! Also in studio is Julia Craig, one of the three current volunteer curators of Window gallery in the University of Auckland General Library. Julia is speaking to us about how the space is run and how people can get involved. Cool!

Artbank: 14 October 2018

Artbank 14 October Artbank 14 October, 162.11 MB
Sun 14 Oct 2018

Rachel's back from Te Wai Pounamu this week with plenty of good tunes and arty stuff for ya Sunday morning. Arapeta Ashton is in studio to talk about their art practice and traditional Māori cloak weaving; plus Sam Longmore from the Audio Foundation brings us some top picks from the upcoming Nowhere! festival- showcasing avant-garde sonics from Aotearoa and beyond. Sweet! 

Artbank: 7 October 2018

Artbank: 7 October 2018 Artbank: 7 October 2018, 165.78 MB
Sun 7 Oct 2018

Jenn covers the show this week and talks with Minnie Parker and Molly Jones, curators of Yours Sincerely, a show presenting caring as the new cool. We hear Rachel chatting with Phoebe Thompson gallery manager at Blue Oyster art project space Dunedin, and Matthew Galloway, artist and co-chair of the Blue Oyster Trust. Jenn mentions one of her favourite podcasts and shines a spotlight on the late synth pioneer, Pauline Oliveros who blurred the role of the audience as passive consumer into the creator and substance of her musical pieces. On top of that, we hear some tracks by likes of The 6ths, Al Green, The Dø and The Goonsax and give you the current rundown of all events art with the Art Guide.

Artbank: 30 September 2018

Artbank: 30 September Artbank: 30 September , 211.49 MB
Sun 30 Sep 2018

Berlin-based artist Biljana Popovic chats to Rachel about her work Synthetic Baby at the Physics Room in Christchurch. Plus the team from Mayonez gallery in Grey Lynn chat about making an artist-run space work in expenny Auckland. Finally we hear from Ellie Rowsell, frontwoman of Wolf Alice (the winners of the 2018 Mercury Award Prize) ahead of their gig at the Powerstation tonight. Wild! 

Artbank: 23 September 2018

Artbank 23 September Artbank 23 September, 215.2 MB
Sun 23 Sep 2018

It's Theo's last show EVER! After 3 years riding the airwaves at 95bFM Theo is heading to Canada: the land of world-class libraries and plentiful arts funding. But dry your eyes, we have a bumper show today to see him off! A three part Sunday Painter finale with special guest appearance from Sean Kerr; Hannah Davis-Gray from the new Samoa House Library on krd; Pati Tyrell on his Walters' Prize nomination; and Claudia Dunes and Tanya Martusheff chat about their show The Efficiency of Upright WalkingPlus plenty of Prince, Patti, Pusha T and Bowie in true Theo style. Ka nui te pai e te whānau! 

Interview: Mya Cole

I/V Mya Cole I/V Mya Cole, 21.04 MB
Sun 16 Sep 2018

"Sometimes we are taught to think in whispers..." Mya Cole's solo show Whispers at the Basement Theatre explores the idea of growing up in a culture taught to reject itself. She is in studio with Rachel and Theo to speak about how the project came to be and how writing, poetry, sound and performance help her shape these ideas. 

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 1

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 1 Sunday Painter: The Finale part 1, 91.09 MB
Sun 23 Sep 2018

It's the three-part grand finale of Sunday Painter this week, but oh no! Jackson's got artist's block! Luckily Sean Kerr is here to help out. (Part 1/3)

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 2

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 2 Sunday Painter: The Finale part 2, 93.99 MB
Sun 23 Sep 2018

After Sean Kerr's wise advice, Jackson is ready to crack into making some art for this week's Sunday Painter. But are there more bumps in the road ahead? (Part 2/3)

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 3

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 3 Sunday Painter: The Finale part 3, 85.4 MB
Sun 23 Sep 2018

It's been an existential week for Jackson on Sunday Painter, but there is light at the end of the tunnel. Tune in to the last ever episode for some some final thoughts from Jackson on how to make art. (Part 3/3)

Sunday Painter: Thick Santa

Sunday Painter: Thick Santa Sunday Painter: Thick Santa, 106.26 MB
Sun 16 Sep 2018

It's the Sunday Painter Christmas Special! In September! Jackson is teaching us how to make a Thick Santa today to get you ready for the festive season.

Sunday Painter: Make a Studio!

Sunday painter: Make a Studio! Sunday painter: Make a Studio!, 123.53 MB
Sun 19 Aug 2018

Wow renting in Auckland is EXPENSIVE! But you have to find somewhere to make your art eh! Follow Jackson's guide to making yourself a studio space and that'll see you right. 

Sunday Painter: Macaroni Kangaroo

Sunday Painter: Macaroni Kangaroo Sunday Painter: Macaroni Kangaroo, 98.29 MB
Sun 12 Aug 2018

Hmm looks like Sunday Painter fame is getting to Jackson's head... nevertheless he's still got a project for you! This weekend we are making a macaroni... um.. kangaroo? 

Sunday Painter: 127 Hours Re-enactment

Sunday Painter: 127 Hours Re-enactment Sunday Painter: 127 Hours Re-enactment, 101.76 MB
Sun 5 Aug 2018

Stuck for what movie to watch this weekend? Why not re-make your own instead! Become the distressed James Franco you have always wanted to be with Jackson's step-by-step guide to re-entacting 127 Hours. Wicked! 

Sunday Painter: Sundae Painter

Sunday Painter: Sundae Painter Sunday Painter: Sundae Painter, 43.18 MB
Sun 29 Jul 2018

Sunday Painter, more like SUNDAE painter amiright!? Treat yourself this week to Jackson's yum icecream sundae recipe. It's relational aesthetics y'all!

Sunday Painter: A House Painting

Sunday Painter: A House Painting Sunday Painter: A House Painting, 60.45 MB
Sun 22 Jul 2018

Do you struggle with the common problem of forgetting what your house looks like? Well don't worry! Jackson is here to teach you how to do a painting of your house so you'll always have a useful reference! 

Sunday Painter: Land Art

Sunday Painter: Land Art Sunday Painter: Land Art, 73.78 MB
Sun 15 Jul 2018

Land Art! Robert Smithson made it with some stones and dirt and things, and you can make your own Land Art too! Jackson is on a plane jetting off to Italy, but that won't stop him from teaching you how to make your very own masterpiece.