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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 Tom, Heidi, Prairie & Sam. Ka rawe!

Interview: Alexa Wilson

Interview: Alexa Wilson Interview: Alexa Wilson, 32.79 MB
Sun 24 Feb 2019

Alexa Wilson is an experimental choreographer, performance artist, video artist and writer from New Zealand who has been based in Berlin for the better part of the last 10 years. She is back in Aotearoa to curate Experimental Dance Week 2019 and perform her devised work 999: Alchemist Trauma Centre / Power Centre as part of the Auckland Fringe Fesitval. 

Interview: Annabel Alpers

Interview: Annabel Alpers Interview: Annabel Alpers, 23.5 MB
Sun 24 Feb 2019

Annabel Alpers (formerly of Bachelorette) is a Baltimore-based composer, singer and instrumentalist. Hailing from Christchurch down in Te Wai Pounamu, her latest project HAMERKOP with drummer Adam Cooke sees her exploring sound and performance in a spacial and sculptural way. Their work Remote, is a live, multiple-speaker, surround sound experience and it's coming to Auckland as part of the Auckland Fringe Festival. 

Artbank: 24 February 2019

Artbank: 24 February 2019 Artbank: 24 February 2019, 162.24 MB
Sun 24 Feb 2019

It's an Auckland Fringe Festival week up on Artbank, with Annabel Alpers (ex-Bachelorette) and Alexa Wilson chatting to Rachel about their respective works coming to Tāmaki Makaurau. Sound art, experimental dance, and a healthy dose of feminist discourse with ya morning coffee. Nice! 

Artbank: 17 February 2019

Artbank 17 February 2019 Artbank 17 February 2019, 223.39 MB
Sun 17 Feb 2019

We have another episode of the Wide Angle this week with FAFSWAG co-founder and visual artist and Tanu Gago. Tanu's practice centres brown queer realties and explores ideas of masculinity and gender peformance. To hear the full 30 mins head over to mynikonlife.co.nz Cheers Nikon! We also have Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan in studio to speak about Pillars: Project Another Country, the new commission for the North Atrium at the Auckland Art Gallery. Plus a Sunday Painter! Woohoo!

Artbank: 10 February 2019

Artbank 10 February 2019 Artbank 10 February 2019, 221.35 MB
Sun 10 Feb 2019

This week Rachel chats to storyteller and photographer Qiane Matata-Sipu for the third episode of The Wide Angle podcast series, thanks to Nikon and 95bFM. Qiane chats about her award winning photographs of the protests at her papakāinga of Ihumatao, as well as her multi-platform project Nuku Women. For the full 25min chat head over to mynikonlife.co.nz . We also listen to Rachel's interview with Meghan Remy of U.S. Girls about her 2018 album In a Poem Unlimited. Mana Wāhine! 

Artbank: 3 February 2019

Artbank 3 February 2019 Artbank 3 February 2019, 217.57 MB
Sun 3 Feb 2019

This week we hear from Antony Deaker, Ara Toi Project Coordinator, who is working with the Dunedin Council to help support local arts and cultural in Otago. We also listen back to Jess Johnson and Simon Ward speaking about their Walter's prize nomination, and hear a Sunday Painter from the archives. 

Artbank: 27 January 2019

Artbank: 27 January 2019 Artbank: 27 January 2019, 164.17 MB
Sun 27 Jan 2019

It's Laneway Eve and we have some Wellingtonians in studio, Tyler and Ayler from play_station gallery. They are chatting to us about their new location and upcoming programmes for 2019. We also have Levi Brinsdon-Hall speaking about Walking the sunflowers a public performance as part of his upcoming exhibition at Allpress studio. 

Artbank: 20 January 2019

Artbank: 20 January 2019 Artbank: 20 January 2019, 227.27 MB
Sun 20 Jan 2019

Artbank: 13 January 2019

Artbank 13 January 2019 Artbank 13 January 2019, 158.99 MB
Sun 13 Jan 2019

It's the first show of 2019 and its jam-packed! We have Rozana Lee in studio to talk about her practice and upcoming shows, plus we hear from Laree Payne who runs Weasel Gallery in Hamilton. We also have the first episode of The Wide Angle: a new podcast series thanks to Nikon and 95bFM which looks at artists in Aotearoa who use cameras in their practice. This week's guest is none other than bFM's very own Murray Cammick. Head to mynikonlife.co.nz for the full 25 mins. Woohoo! 

Artbank: 9 December 2018

Artbank 9 December 2018 Artbank 9 December 2018, 219.75 MB
Sun 9 Dec 2018

Artist Fiona Jack is in the studio talking to Rachel about Riverbed, an exhibition at Artspace in collaboration with activist and educator Sue Bradford. We also listen back to an earlier interview with Lara Strongman: senior curator at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū. 

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)