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!
Kia Ora tātou! This week on Artbank we chat to interdisciplinary artist, performer and activator Akáshi Fisi'inaua, aka Queen Kapussi, about Xhrome Xhrysalis: a one off interdisciplinary project hosted by FAFSWAG at the Basement Theatre, and curated by Queen Kapussi herself. Headlined by iconic Pacific Sister Rosanna Raymond and featuring a number of Auckland’s hottest live acts and upcoming Poly instigators, activators and artists - Xhrome Xhrysalis is on the 10th of Feb. Grab a ticket from https://basementtheatre.co.nz/whats-on/2018/2/10/xhrome-xhrysalis Arohanui!
This week on artbank we talk about The Florida Project by Sean Baker, listen to some music made by visual artists such as Basquiat and Joseph Beuys, and hear a snippet of a 2017 interview between Theo and renowned American painter and comic illustrator Gary Panter. Ka rawe!
A special long show for Artbank this week! Sound artist Sarah Callesen came up to studio to chat about her art practice, and play some of her recent sound project Open Circuit Potential. You can check out more of her work at https://sarahcallesen.com Plus we take a look at the BBC's infamous Radiophonics workshop, how Bowie recorded Heroes, review the film Call Me By Your Name, and listen back to one of our favourite interviews with FAFSWAG members from 2017. Arohanui!
Painter John Hodgson comes up to the studio to chat to Rachel about his show Kirikopuni on at Krd's Mokopōpaki. Plus Bryce Galloway rings in to talk about his new publication Incredibly Hot Sex with Hideous People, the Diary Comics. Meri Kirihimete koutou!
Tom and Nadine chat to artist and Jeweller Hannah Davis-Gray, aka Hannah Dangerous Goods about her art practice, ethical jewellery and found materials. You can chect out her stuff on instagram @dangerousgoods_jewellery . Also it's Tom's last show before he heads south to become a teacher! Kia kaha Tom!
This week Rachel and Nadine chat to Erena Shingade about Minarets poetry and writing journal, and their open call for submissions. Check them out at minarets.info online for more info on how to enter a submission!
this week Theo talks to Sarah Farrar, Senior Curator of Art at Te Papa about the new publication Ten x Ten: Art at Te Papa, and what's happening in the soon to be re-opened contemporary art section of the museum.