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!
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.
Lonnie Holley - Like Hell Broke Away
Toyota - Acid Haus Music
박혜진 Park Hye Jin - Can you
Hummucide - Reacher
Baby Zionov - Sudoku Class feat. Chansey
Amnesia Scanner - AS Tearless feat. Lalita
Roy Irwin - Awful
Moor Mother & Yatta - We
The Mint Chicks - Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No!
Phoebs & Maxwell Owin - Come With The Ragga (Original Mix)
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'.
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.
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!
Jayda G - Both Of Us
EMS Synthi 100 vs. Soulwax - Movement 6
CSS - Patins
Ria Hall - Owner
SODA BOYZ - Spit
Jay Knight - OUTRO (RANGI RETURN)
The Fall - Totally Wired
Debbie Harry - French Kissin' (In the USA) [Dance Mix]
Lucky Boy^ - Disappointing
Contenders - The Heat
Vera Ellen - go 4 a swim
Sulfate - Slush
And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead - Relative Ways
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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)