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Chris Price and Bruce Foster joined Theo in part one of this week’s show to discuss The Lobster’s Tale, their collaborative book available now from Massey University Press. In the latter half, Adam Art Gallery curator Christina Barton came on to talk about the exhibition Image Processors
Artists in the Medium – A Short History 1968–2020.
Marie Shannon joined Theo in the first half of this Sunday's show to discuss sleeping near the river, Marie's exhibition at Sarjeant Gallery in Whanganui. Later on, Orissa Keane came on to talk about Vernacular, a writing platform Orissa is currently funding via a Boosted campaign.
Lou Reed - Love Is Here To Stay
MIKE - awalkingharlem ft. King Carter
Tierra Whack - Hungry Hippo
Delroy Edwards - Walk Out on You (feat. Marvin Gaye)
Luisa Tora joined us in the first half of the show to discuss iLakolako ni weniqia: A Veiqia Project exhibition, currently on view at the Physics Room in Ōtautahi. In part two, Bena Jackson talked about her play_station exhibition Camera phone, then stuck around to compete on the latest installment of Daphne's Quiz.
Japanese Breakfast - Glider
Dresser - Garden
Church & AP - The Shining
Sulfate - Bottle It In
Kedr Livanskiy - Your Turn feat. Flaty
David Bowie - Heroes
Jordan Rakei - Brace
James Blake - Life Round Here ft Chance The Rapper
Laidback vibes this Sunday, as moving image and photo media artist Nathan Pohio joins Theo to discuss lockdown movies. Nathan gives his thoughts on Bogart and Bacall, Buster Keaton, and the Western, in a conversation with many tangents. In the back half of the show, Daphne Simons returns for the second instalment of Daphne's Quiz, former Artbank co-host Tom Tuke joining to compete.
Kraus - Infinite Wishes
A.C. Freazy - Love on Hold
Joe Sampson & Friends - Dedication
Marie Davidson & L’Œil Nu - Persona BB
Marlin's Dreaming - Trophies
Data Animal - Future Primitive
Marissa Nadler - If I Could Breathe Underwater feat. Mary Lattimore
deepState - Euphoria
Sulfate - Bottle It In
Bailter Space - The Today Song
Mission of Burma - This is Not a Photograph
Queen Ida and her Zydeco Band - Home to New Orleans
Ernest Ranglin - Surfin'
Dr. K. Gyasi & His Noble Kings - Noble Kings (Yako Aba)
In the first part of the Artbank this week, we commemorated the life and work of the artist Billy Apple by speaking to a selection of those who knew him. We were lucky enough to hear from Eve de Castro-Robinson, Andrew Clifford, Daniel Malone, and Stephen Cleland. In the second part of the program, Megan Dunn joined Theo to discuss Things I Learned in Art School, her wonderful memoir/essay collection.
Raiden Freeman - Low Self Esteem Is A Symptom Of Narcissism [Pt.I]
In the first half of the show, Louise Menzies joins Theo to discuss her recent work and adapting to a lockdown studio, then Theo talks to Jane from Ōtautahi bookseller Blue Flower Texts. In the second half, Richard Bryant comes on to discuss developments within his painting practice, and Theo's interview with Li-Ming Hu goes off the rails.
Pink Siifu - Gumbo'! 4 tha Folks, Hold On feat. Big Rube, Liv.e, V.C.R., Nick Hakim & DJ Harrison
Gavin Hipkins joins Theo in the first half of the show to discuss City of Tomorrow, a moving image work available to view via the Artspace Aotearoa website (at time of broadcast). Later on, the crew from Ōtautahi artist-run space HOT LUNCH consider the project at its conclusion. In the second half of the show, Victoria University Press publisher Fergus Barrowman talks about VUP's forthcoming releases, as well as what he has been reading of late.
Elegiac - The Swish
Chris RL - I'm On My Way feat. Shedlyte & Ranui Marz [Prod. SSU]
Special Lockdown Artbank This Week: Theo tries to listen to Sidney Poitier's Poitier Meets Plato, but keeps being interrupted by calls. Featuring appearances from Bena Jackson, Susanna Andrew, Aaron King-Cole, Daphne Simons, and Lou Reed.
Reb Fountain - Lacuna
SOG - Luxury
Phoebe Rings - Lazy Universe
Proteins of Magic - Siren
Public Enemy - Bring the Noise
Soft Plastics - Saturn Return [Live at RNZ]
Blue Reality Quartet - Coney Island Funk
Suburban Reptiles - Saturday Night Stay at Home
Anika - Critical
The Bug - Pressure feat. Flowdan
Sofie & Speckman - Leave
Devo - Come Back Jonee
Mission of Burma - That's When I Reach For My Revolver
It's a jam-packed Artbank this week! First up, Prairie Hatchard-McGill and August Ward come in to discuss Hatchard-McGill & Ward, their glamorous Satchi & Satchi & Satchi exhibition. Briar Lawry gives a rundown on the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, describing the process behind the awards and the themes running through this year's nominees. Finally, Theo spoke to Georgie Hill about the experimental watercolours and meteorological suggestions of Prismatic Tectonics, Georgie's exhibition at Visions.
Diggy Dupé - WEON
No Romance - Unfold
Teyana Taylor - Never Would Have Made It
Team Dynamite - Lightning Bolt feat. Bailey Wiley
Scott Walker - The Big Hurt
JPEGMAFIA - Kenan Vs. Kel
Aphex Twin - Beetles
Leslie Winer - Skin
Sulfate - There You Are!
Goat - Let It Burn [Radio Edit]
The Panthers - My Heart Never Sleeps feat. Diggy Dupé, Troy Kingi & choicevaughan
Juliana Engberg returns to Artbank to talk Romancing the Collection, a just-opened exhibition she has curated for the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. In the second half of the show, Antje Barke discusses the processes and history underpinning Seven Islands, her exhibition at RM Gallery.
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)