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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. Ka rawe!

Artbank: 13 October 2019

Artbank: 13 October 2019 Artbank: 13 October 2019, 222.06 MB
Sun 20 Oct 2019

 

Walking about is a series of performative and participatory walks that travel across Auckland with Te Hau ā Uru – the West Wind.

The walks are artworks – guided experiences leading audiences and participants across Auckland – created by twelve artists: Suzanne Cowan, Vanessa Crofskey, Christina Houghton, Melissa Laing, Jeremy Leatinu’u, Andrew McMillan, Richard Orjis, Rosanna Raymond, val smith, Pita Turei, Layne Waerea and Becca Wood.

 

Tom talks to Christina Houghton and Melissa Laing, the projesct's founders, about the concept. They also talk about some of the artists involved, including a little bit about their own practices. 

Artbank: 6 October 2019

Artbank: 6 October 2019 Artbank: 6 October 2019, 221.71 MB
Sun 6 Oct 2019

 
The Shouting Valley: Interrogating the Borders Between Us is the latest show at Gus Fischer Gallery. Lisa Beauchamp is the curator, and joined us on air to discuss the various works in the show. Plus, your regular guide to whats going on around town.

Artbank: 29 September 2019

Artbank: 29 September 2019 Artbank: 29 September 2019, 221.02 MB
Sun 29 Sep 2019

Tom talks to Ema Tavola, founder of Vunilagi Vou - a new gallery, consultancy and shop in the heart of Ōtāhuhu. Ema talks to their recentshow LAIN BLO YU MI – Our People Our Lines . It was an exhibition that payed homage to Auckland-based Papua New Guinean-Australian mark maker, Julia Mage’au Gray, and her significant role in the revival of Melanesian female tattoo practice. She spoke about their new FAFSWAG 6 show, and reflects on FAFSWAG's humble beginnings in her living room. Tavola kept giving little hints at how varied and exciting her life has been of late - speaking trips to Morocco, Hong Kong, and The Democratic Republic of Congo (to speak to the legacy of Bauhaus) have featured in her life.

Artbank: 22 September 2019

Artbank: 22 September 2019 Artbank: 22 September 2019, 229.63 MB
Sun 22 Sep 2019

This week we talked to Pita Turei about neglected histories, art, ballet, Ihumātao and his recent artist talk, at dawn, on top of the Waitakere Ranges. We also talked to Kiri McGuire about her glass Taonga Pūoro (musical instruments), her recovery from major injury, and the role art has played in that journey, and her ongoing art practice. McGuire has recently made work with the NZ Army, and also has work at Lovebucket on Karangahape Rd.

Artbank: 15 September 2019

Artbank: 15 September 2019 Artbank: 15 September 2019, 223.54 MB
Sun 15 Sep 2019

In Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori Heidi talks to Ara Ariki Houkamau about language, using te reo Maori in the institution and her current art practice. We also get inundated with texts and calls (for our standards), with people talking about their own experiences learning te reo. 

Artbank: 8 September 2019

Artbank: 8 September 2019 Artbank: 8 September 2019, 233.52 MB
Sun 8 Sep 2019

Tom talks with Natalie Tozer. She runs Mothermother, the all-female, rolling exhibit project in Eden Terrace. We talk about the project and the art in it, as well as what happens at Lot23 - the swiss army knife of creative agencies that it is! Plus, the latest exhibition guide. 

Artbank: 1 September 2019

Artbank: 1 September 2019 Artbank: 1 September 2019, 222.03 MB
Sun 1 Sep 2019

Aqui Thami, founder and coordinator of Sister Library, the only feminist library in South East Asia, is in the studio. She talks about the day to day at the library in Bombay, as well as her involvment with the Bombay Underground arts collective. She has been in Auckland with St Paul St Gallery and Samoa House Library. Then, Tim Melville and Heidi talk about his journey from being a flight attendent to one of Auckland's most respected art dealers. The discuss the dynamics of the Maori art market, as well as the behind the scenes of the art market in general. 

Artbank: 25 August 2019

Artbank: 25 August 2019 Artbank: 25 August 2019, 220.85 MB
Sun 25 Aug 2019

We talked to Oliver Cain, Eden Arts Inter Schools competion winner, about perfect nipples and cubicle encounters. Then Oleg Polounine discusses process orientation and how that informs corrugated landscapes. 

Artbank: 18 August 2019

Artbank: 18 August 2019 Artbank: 18 August 2019, 224.86 MB
Sun 18 Aug 2019

Kākano Youth Collective pops up to the studio. Artist Tori Whiting talks about his show at Corban's Estate Art Centre. Mandy Patmore recounts the history of the Collective, and the leaps and bounds in life and art that artists like Tori have made in the last few years. Sean Kerr and Judy Darragh waltzed in to chat about their Two Rooms exhibition, In Kahoots. 

Artbank: 11 August 2019

Artbank: 11 August 2019 Artbank: 11 August 2019, 223.58 MB
Sun 11 Aug 2019

Mercury Plaza is about to be knocked down. But not beforeone last exhibition. Joni Lee and Jia Luo are the curators. Jia talks to Tom  to the historic importance of the Plaza to the Chinese community. She also discusses the artists involved, including herself and her own practice. She highlights the fact that there have hardly ever been any fully Chinese shows in Auckland. 

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.