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!
Nikau Hindin whakapapas to the Hokianga and lives in Tūranga-nui-a-Kiwa (Gisborne). The latest iteration of her mighty effort in the revival of Aute, Māori tapa cloth, are at Te Uru Waitakere as part of NAMES HELD IN OUR MOUTHS.
Abdul-Rahman Abdullah is an Australian sculptor, carver and installation artist, whose work, "Pretty Beach" is on show at The National in Sydney. "The work is a memorial in some sense, a celebration in another sense, about my grandad’s passing"
Heidi talks to Rangituhia Hollis, about his two shows of the moment. Māori Moving Image: An Open Archive, has opened at the Dowse in Wellington. The Glass House is an exhibition with Jeremy Leatinu’u, Nathan Suniula, Salome Tanuvasa at Nathan House.
Tom talks about Vera Wyse Munro, the preeminent radio ham and composer from Northland, who worked through both World Wars, and used her crystal radio to compose experimental music with other hams around the globe.
Heidi talks to Tokerau Wilson about his show Wheke Fortress at Audio Foundation. The show featured sonic workshops such as "Demystifying Musical Equipment" and a comics/storytelling one, "Outside the Frame".
Tom talked to Clare Gemima about her forays into the Brooklyn's the "Other Art Fair", and living in New York as an artist.
This week we Ashleigh Taupaki and Jasmine Tuia chat to Rachel about VVAI, their upcoming show at the George Fraser Gallery exploring narratives from their families in Samoa. Plus Flo Wilson speaks to us about grief, composition and sound ahead of Prelude to a Requiem at the Audio Foundation.
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)