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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 Theo. Ka rawe!

Artbank: 10 October 2021

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Sun 10 Oct 2021

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.

Artbank: 3 October 2021

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Sun 3 Oct 2021

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. 

Artbank: 26 September 2021

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Sun 26 Sep 2021

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. 

Artbank: 19 September 2021

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Sun 19 Sep 2021

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. 

Artbank: 12 September 2021

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Sun 12 Sep 2021

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. 

Artbank: 5 September 2021

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Sun 5 Sep 2021

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. 

Artbank: 29 August 2021

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Sun 29 Aug 2021

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. 

Artbank: 22 August 2021

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Sun 22 Aug 2021

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. 

Artbank: 15 August 2021

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Sun 15 Aug 2021

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. 

Artbank: 8 August 2021

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Sun 8 Aug 2021

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. 

Sunday Painter: Flags

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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

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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

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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

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Fri 15 May 2020

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

Sunday Painter: Self Portrait

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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

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Fri 1 May 2020

Groooovy baby, it's the swingin' sixities!

Sunday Painter: Seadbed

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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

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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

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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

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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)