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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: 7 June 2020

Artbank: 7 June 2020 Artbank: 7 June 2020, 219.04 MB
Sun 7 Jun 2020

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!

Artbank: 31 May 2020

Artbank: 31 May 2020 Artbank: 31 May 2020, 348.03 MB
Sun 31 May 2020

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. 

Artbank: 24 May 2020

Artbank: 24 May 2020 Artbank: 24 May 2020, 348.03 MB
Sun 24 May 2020

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.

Artbank: 17 May 2020

Artbank: 17 May 2020 Artbank: 17 May 2020, 220.79 MB
Sun 17 May 2020

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!

Artbank: 3 May 2020

Artbank: 3 May 2020 Artbank: 3 May 2020, 167.61 MB
Sun 3 May 2020

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. 

Artbank: 26 April 2020

Artbank: 26 April 2020 Artbank: 26 April 2020, 167.64 MB
Sun 26 Apr 2020

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! 

Artbank: 19 April 2020

Artbank: 19 April 2020 Artbank: 19 April 2020, 165.99 MB
Sun 19 Apr 2020

We have a busy show for you this week. Homebound Art Club is thriving in the lockdown, and we hear from Cath Robertson, as she talks us through fun ways to begin making artwork. Andrew interviews Josie Mortensen, campaigner for Māori history, art, language, health and education, and the first Māori woman to go to Elam. Prarie continues our tour of bedrooms, as we hunt for art in lockdown. Theo and Jackson bring us more Sunday Painters!! Yeow

Artbank: 12 April 2020

Artbank: 12 April 2020 Artbank: 12 April 2020, 166.88 MB
Sun 12 Apr 2020

We talk to Jonathan Kennedy about his boat restoration and art practice, including recent shows with Furniture Gallery and online residency with Demo. We continue our Tour de Bedrooms tour, toucjing down and talking about the chosen objects of Hannah Davis-Grey and Annabel Kean. 

Artbank: 5 April 2020

Artbank: 4 April 2020 Artbank: 4 April 2020, 218.75 MB
Sun 5 Apr 2020

In the vain of "A Journey Around My Room" by Xavier de Maistre (1794), we get through lockdown by taking a sonic journey of people's bedrooms, and hear about particular objests within. In Tour de Bedrooms, Callum Devlin talks about his limited editition Spidey Spice (spiderman) Dorito chip packet. Then we head to Mount Maungnui for Laurie Steer to desrcibe the cookie jar/urn we didn't know we needed, which he is currently crafting. In Wendalin Bakker's bedroom exhibitition, she describes her wooden puzzle which she has never tried to solve for years and years. In part 2 we talk to Steven Park, in his Christchurch room, about his cast what he broke to get it. Then we chat to Stella Corkery about her late father's wood turned shelf and the repressed artists who farm western Southland. Then its up the West Coast to Julia Johnston who describes her house, a converted miners cottage north of Greymouth. More to come Next Week!!!!!!

Artbank: 29 March 2020

Artbank: 29 March 2020 Artbank: 29 March 2020, 65.8 MB
Sun 29 Mar 2020

Lockdown gets us talking to Vanessa Gurung - cartoonist, zine maker and librarian. Her new zine called "Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul on Crushes" is being drawn and compiled at the moment. We also talk to Kate Bartlett about what teachers have been going through in the build up to lockdown, and what might come of the lockdown for dance and drama students. Plus the slightly scant art news :)

Sunday Painter: Flags

Sunday Painter: Flags Sunday Painter: Flags, 9.86 MB
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

Sunday Painter: Racecar Painting Sunday Painter: Racecar Painting, 102.49 MB
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

Sunday Painter: Dog Attack Sunday Painter: Dog Attack, 104.1 MB
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

Sunday Painter: Toast Train Sunday Painter: Toast Train, 110.85 MB
Fri 15 May 2020

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

Sunday Painter: Self Portrait

Sunday Painter: Self Portrait Sunday Painter: Self Portrait, 105.48 MB
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

Sunday Painter: Swinging' Sixties Sunday Painter: Swinging' Sixties, 91.69 MB
Fri 1 May 2020

Groooovy baby, it's the swingin' sixities!

Sunday Painter: Seadbed

Sunday Painter: Seadbed Sunday Painter: Seadbed, 59.75 MB
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

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)