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!
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.
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.
Extra Musica - Etat-Major (Uproot Andy Bololo Edit)
JessB - New Era
Oscar Dowling - Sally Free and Easy
Cakes Da Killa - Luv Me Nots
Vallé - Love Me
Dinamarca - Luna feat. Pierre Kwenders
Kim Gordon - Sketch Artist
Blood Relations - Chainsmoking Love Friend
Anderson .Paak - Come Down
Carnivorous Plant Society - Take
Chastity Belt - Elena
Jonny Fritz - Are You Thirsty
Na Noise - Then Who
The Fall - What About Us
Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts - Back To Manhattan
The True Lovers - Love and Affection
Dry Cleaning - Conversation
Les Filles de Illighadad / Edmony Krater - Gwadloup
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.
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.
Heidi talks to Aaron King-Cole about his drawing show "Holotype' at Depot in Devonport. Then she is on the line to Rome, talking to Areez Katki about his shos "come, remember" at Window Gallery with Ophelia King. He has also had a recent recidency in Athens.
Tom talks to Elliot O'donnell, AKA Askew One - an artist, designer best known for his years as graffiti artist and documenter. We talk about his various journeys, crews, works and collaborations from his time of it. Also on the show -music and a guide to the latest openings & art events in Auckland.
Ardit Hoxha talks about his show Solidaritet/Solidarity at RM Gallery. The exhibition talks it name from the former communist housing block in Kosovo, which Hoxha lived in as a child, just before moving to NZ. Divyaa Kumar talks about her Windo Gallery show - A Denial Is Not The Abolishment Of Fact. Her poetry, presented as large textile works, deal with intergenerational trauma and Indo-Fijian heritage. Heidi is in the studio, playing tunes and beiong awesome.
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)
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!
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!
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.