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 Rachel and Theo. 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 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 Zinefest baby!!! Self-confessed DIY nerds Rachel and Theo are having a blast this week talking zines, independant publications, prints, comics and more! with artists and zinemakers Delilah Lin and Camila Araos Elvancini. Zinefest Market 2018 is on Sunday 15th July at The Auckland Art Gallery. Wicked!
This week we are talking NZIFF and our top picks! We are also talking about Paperdwellers by Susan Te Kahurangi King with curator Bridget Riggir-Cudy and exhibition designer Anto Yeldezian. Paper Dwellers is on until the 14th of July at Artspace. Plus, we have a Sunday Painter from Jackson!
This week the Save Fine Arts Library team are in to update us on what's happening with the library campaign at the University of Auckland, plus we hear from Ōtautahi Kōrerotia in Christchurch about their project Are You Being Looked After? at the Physics Room. Ka nui te pai!
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.
Got a boring commitment you can't get out of? Hate networking but love the snacks at schmoozy events? Luckily Jackson has the solution for all your social anxiety woes: this week we are learning how to make a body double!
This week Jackson teaches us how to make your very own Hat Gallery. To make along at home you are going to need a hat, an A4 sheet of paper, safety pins, scissors, felt tips, pencils and a $1 snap lock bag of your favourite lollies. Let's go!