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!
This week we hear from Jamie Hanton, director of the Physics Room in Ōtautahi about how the earthquakes have changed the landscape of art-making in the city. Plus we have artists Katharine Atafu-Mayo, Kahu Smith and Nââwié Tutugoro in studio to chat about And Then What? at St Paul ST Gallery, hosted by Tautai Pacific Arts Trust. We also have you sussed for Sunday Painter, the Art Guide and heaps of great tunes. Ka nui te pai!
Artists Katharine Atafu-Mayo, Kahu Smith and Nââwié Tutugoro are in studio to chat about their work for And Then What? this year's Tautai Pacific Arts Trust tertiary student group show, on at St Paul ST Gallery from thursday 16th August. Kia Ora!
This week we have curator Kari Schmidt in studio to talk about 125 years of women's suffrage through and intersectional femist lens. Kari and her sister are co-curating an exhibition around these themes to be held in Dunedin in September. Plus Theo wraps up his film fest reviews for another year, and Jackson has you sussed with Sunday Painter. Cool!
This week Thomas Lambert of Sonorous Circle chats to us from Wellington about Works For Loud Speakers, no. 16 happening at the Audio Foundation. We also hear from the facillitators at Meanwhile gallery, and get Theo's low-down on some more film festival picks. Plus Jackson teaches us how to make an icecream sundae in this week's Sunday Painter. Cool!
"What is life without a big major chorus?" Channeling undercurrents of burgeoning female sexuality, hormone catharsis and just bloody good tunes, Rachel talks to Rita Walsh - producer of one of the grand docos screening in this year's NZIFF,I Used To Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story. Don't miss it.
This week we chat to Bobbie and Alicia from Comet Project Space, a new artist-run gallery opening up on Ponsonby road. Plus we hear a little exerpt from a chat Rachel had in June with the team at play_station in Wellington and Theo rates The Swimming Pool at the NZIFF 4 popped kernels out of 5. Choice!
Vanessa Crofskey and Kimmi Rindel are in studio to talk about Wellness Analysis Techniques LimitedTM at Window gallery. The project, which exists across Window's onsite and online spaces, is both an exploration of corporate wellness culture and an earnest look at alternative forms of health practice. Onsite: Daily Exposure, Online: Strange Islands Online.
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.