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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 Tom, Heidi, Prairie & Sam. Ka rawe!

Artbank: 12 july 2020

Artbank: 12 July 2020 Artbank: 12 July 2020, 274.4 MB
Sun 12 Jul 2020

James "TK" Tapsell-Kururangi is in the studio - talking about growing up in Rotorua, studying in the capital, and now puttingon the curator hat at the new space, Papatūnga, in Parnell. Darren Kamali catches up with Tom and talks about his ongoing collaboration, with Ole Maiava, into the history an practice of Ulu Cavu - Fijian wig making. They have a show on at Te Tuhi gallery in Pakuranga. Motoko Kikkawa has a show on at Audio Foundation, and presents an incredible array of drawings and paintings from the last 3 years. Then its Matilda Fraser, speaking to her show "His trunk for a hand, and his foot for a scythe" at RM Gallery - exploring the history of Auckland's resident elephant in the early days of colonial settelment. 

Artbank: 7 July 2020

Artbank: 7 July 2020 Artbank: 7 July 2020, 109.86 MB
Sun 5 Jul 2020

Cora Allan Wickliffe talks to Heidi and Prairie about how she came to curate the stunning first show at Tautai's new space, as well as sharing what was behind her gesture of blacking out an intricate hiapo work that took her the entirety of lockdown to curate, in front of all the guests at the opening, including our prime minister. Next Jasmine Tuia and Ashleigh Taupaki put out the invitation to their new intitiative 'Cross Crits', an Indigenous and POC lead series of get togethers to have your work critiqued starting in a couple of weeks time. And finally Rebecca Steedman tells us about balancing improvisation and precision in her Rm exhibition 'The Weight of Things'.

Artbank: 28 June 2020

Artbank: 28 June 2020 Artbank: 28 June 2020, 109.87 MB
Sun 28 Jun 2020

Prairie and Heidi chat to Stella Corkery about her show Paradises, on now at Michael Lett, and her practice as a painter and musician and how they intertwine. Then they speak to Becky Richards, a sculptor who works with clay, who has a show at RM Gallery next week. Harry Russon joins us too, with a conversation about what it's been like studying art under lockdown. 

Artbank: 21 June 2020

Artbank 21 June 2020 Artbank 21 June 2020, 221.73 MB
Sun 21 Jun 2020

Tom catches up with Te Ara Minhinnick - and talks about her recent lockdown on the Waikato, and online Demo residency, as well as her upcoming show at Audio Foundation. 

Artbank: 7 June 2020

Artbank: 7 June 2020 Artbank: 7 June 2020, 219.04 MB
Sun 7 Jun 2020

This week we hear from the photographer, artist and organiser Shelley Te Haara (Nga Puhi, Ngati Rangi), who was part of the team that organised the Black Lives Matter solidarity March in Auckland last week. We also hear the sounds of sound artist Ivan Mrsic. Then we hear the submission from Jazmin Rose Phillips and Farhad Banesh - an audio documantary about Detention in a Melbourne detention centre, for the duration of lockdown. Then its sounds from Dunedin - thanks to Lance Strickland and Chris Schmeltz. Plus the art guide!

Artbank: 31 May 2020

Artbank: 31 May 2020 Artbank: 31 May 2020, 348.03 MB
Sun 31 May 2020

Tom talks to Sam Hamilton about his ambitious new choral art/dance piece, which he aims to show present in the UN building in New York next year. Sam Te Kani talks to Eleanor Woodhouse about the upcoming Mayfair. 

Artbank: 24 May 2020

Artbank: 24 May 2020 Artbank: 24 May 2020, 348.03 MB
Sun 24 May 2020

This week we hear six Works for Waves submissions - a call out for audio work we put out during lockdown, alongside Audio Foundation. This week hear from Theo MacDonald, Amber French, Daniel Jones and the Monsoons, Shy Klink and Nāda Labyrinth.

Artbank: 17 May 2020

Artbank: 17 May 2020 Artbank: 17 May 2020, 220.79 MB
Sun 17 May 2020

This week we started playing people's contributions to Works for Waves on Artbank, a collaboration with Audiofoundation. This is the culmination of the call-out for new works made during lockdown. We had a korero with Flint Jackson, before hearing from Andrew Choate (USA), Ian-John Hutchinson (recordings from South Korea), Addison Course (Sweden), and talked to Kirsty Swaney in Waiheke! Ka rawe!

Artbank: 3 May 2020

Artbank: 3 May 2020 Artbank: 3 May 2020, 167.61 MB
Sun 3 May 2020

Tom speaks to Natasha Conland about the upcoming Walters Prize. We hear a preview of the art and hear about how the jury selection works. Prairie talks to Steve Lovett - artist, art educator, and technician. He has recently been announced as one of the online residents at Artspace Aotearoa. 

Artbank: 26 April 2020

Artbank: 26 April 2020 Artbank: 26 April 2020, 167.64 MB
Sun 26 Apr 2020

Prairie talks to Nariman Taghipouran about his online show at Sosage Gallery. We hear from Cath Robertson - she gives us another great lesson in starting a lockdown art project. We hear our first Works For Waves Submission (a collaborative call out we for new works for radio, between Artbank and Audio Foundation). This week we have heard from GUARDIANS, with their track Lockdown Phase Dub. Cheers to Lance Strickland and Chris Schmeltz from Dunedin! 

Sunday Painter: Flags

Sunday Painter: Flags Sunday Painter: Flags, 9.86 MB
Fri 26 Jun 2020

Jackson's back and we're looking at Flags this week, but there's something wrong with the sound effects....

Sunday Painter: Racecar Painting

Sunday Painter: Racecar Painting Sunday Painter: Racecar Painting, 102.49 MB
Fri 5 Jun 2020

It's Jackson's mum's birthday and he's got the best present lined up... tune in to find out how to make a Racecar painting.

Sunday Painter: Dog Attack

Sunday Painter: Dog Attack Sunday Painter: Dog Attack, 104.1 MB
Fri 22 May 2020

Performance art, what's that all about eh? Jackson's here to run us through extreme end of the spectrum...

Sunday Painter: Toast Train

Sunday Painter: Toast Train Sunday Painter: Toast Train, 110.85 MB
Fri 15 May 2020

Toot toot! What's that coming down the track? It's the Toast Train! All aboard... 

Sunday Painter: Self Portrait

Sunday Painter: Self Portrait Sunday Painter: Self Portrait, 105.48 MB
Fri 8 May 2020

Ever wanted a nice picture of yerself, made by yerself? Jackson's here to teach you how to make a self portrait.

Sunday Painter: Swinging' Sixties

Sunday Painter: Swinging' Sixties Sunday Painter: Swinging' Sixties, 91.69 MB
Fri 1 May 2020

Groooovy baby, it's the swingin' sixities!

Sunday Painter: Seadbed

Sunday Painter: Seadbed Sunday Painter: Seadbed, 59.75 MB
Fri 24 Apr 2020

What the heck is a Seadbed??? Well we're abut to find out how to make one...

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)