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. Ka rawe!
This week with Finn McCahon-Jones speaking about the walking tours of Tāmaki- Makaurau he is taking with David Straight called Looking at the City. We Also have Lisa Beauchamp, Hannah Burgoyne and Julia Craig in studio- the crew at Gus Fisher Gallery- speaking about the grand re-opening of the gallery: We're Not Too Big To Care!
Claudia Dunes, Rainer Weston and David Ed Cooper are in studio this week to speak about their group show with James Wylie at RM gallery. Sometime, someday, when all is said and done is the second time these four artists have worked together, and functions somewhat as a sequel to their 2018 showfine moon, poor tuningat Meanwhile gallery.
Samoa House Library, your fave community run and sourced art library on K'rd, is putting on a series of public programmes called *Curriculum*. Josh and Hannah popped into studio to talk us through their first event on saturday and how the rest of the pseudo-summer school programme will run.
This week we are talking to Samoa House Library about their sort-of-late-summer school programme *Curriculum*. We also have Claudia Dunes, Rainer Weston and David Ed Cooper in the studio to chat about their group show with James Wylie: Sometime, Someday, When All is Said and Done. Plus, the weekly Art Guide and plenty of great tunes!
Jasmine Guffond is a berlin-based sound artist and electronic composer who is interested in the ways sound can be used to experience data. Rachel caught up with her ahead of her performance at the Samoa House Fale to talk surveillance, sonics, CryptoParties and more.
This week we hear from Berlin-based sound artist and electronic composer Jasmine Guffond ahead of her one-off performance at Samoa House fale. We also have the last installment of the Wide Angle podcast series, thanks to Nikon and 95bFM. This week's guest is Edith Amituanai, a photographer based in Tamaki Makaurau whose practice centres on portraiture; documenting the communities around her and exploring what it means to make a home. For the full 30 mins, and the other four episodes, head along to mynikonlife.co.nz
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.
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.
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.