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!
Heidi talks to Owen Connors about SISSYMANCY, the show he organised at play_station Gallery in Wellington. A group of queer artists from around Aotearoa collaborated on some quilts, exquisite corpse style.
Body Matter is a new show at AUT. Body Matter is curated by members of the Artists in Education Collective Aotearoa (AiECA) - Anya Henis, Cathlin Ward-Michell, Aya Yamashita, Emma Thomsen, Karen Turner, with Janita Craw and Ophelia King. They present work and ideas conceived with/for/by Primary Schools.
Sarah Yates is in the studio, talking about her ceramic megaphones. Are they an all powerful gamechanger for the picket line? Perhaps... We hear a bit her upbringing in the driver's seat, car-racing around the north island.
The we hear from architecht and writer Jade Kake - about her numerous pursuits. She is working on two papakāinga housing projects in her home town of Whangarei. She has also been working with Artspace and Xander Dixon to create a piece of writing for their 4x4 publication. We briefly chat about her other writing projects, including forays into fiction.
We hear from Xander Dixon, about the peaks and pits of national parks, and how he has addressed them in the 4x4 show at Artspace. We also hear from Maraea Timutimu about her new work for the Auckland Museum, as well as work with NZTA to do with new roads in Ngai te Rangi territory, Tauranga.
Mikal Cronin - Arsonist [Edit]
Tracing - Blister Pack
Kim Gordon - Get Yr Life Back
Trinity Roots - Way I feel
Primal Scream - Kill All Hippies
Vegyn - It's Nice To Be Alive
Vivian Girls - All Your Promises
Church & AP - Hello Hello
Chromatics - You're No Good
Queens Of The Stone Age - Feel Good Hit Of The Summer
Walking about is a series of performative and participatory walks that travel across Auckland with Te Hau ā Uru – the West Wind.
The walks are artworks – guided experiences leading audiences and participants across Auckland – created by twelve artists: Suzanne Cowan, Vanessa Crofskey, Christina Houghton, Melissa Laing, Jeremy Leatinu’u, Andrew McMillan, Richard Orjis, Rosanna Raymond, val smith, Pita Turei, Layne Waerea and Becca Wood.
Tom talks to Christina Houghton and Melissa Laing, the projesct's founders, about the concept. They also talk about some of the artists involved, including a little bit about their own practices.
We talk to Rosanna Raymond, about her involvment with Te Whāinga: A Culture Lab on Civility, at Silo Park, as well as her ongoing practice. We also hear about خانه Home, the exhibit of migrant craft at the Māngere Arts Centre - Ngā Tohu o Uenuku. Fahimah and Namkeen Saied are central pillars in the community, and talked about their experiences in creating their craft as a way to foster community in a new home.
The Shouting Valley: Interrogating the Borders Between Us is the latest show at Gus Fischer Gallery. Lisa Beauchamp is the curator, and joined us on air to discuss the various works in the show. Plus, your regular guide to whats going on around town.
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)