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 Ashleigh Taupaki and Jasmine Tuia chat to Rachel about VVAI, their upcoming show at the George Fraser Gallery exploring narratives from their families in Samoa. Plus Flo Wilson speaks to us about grief, composition and sound ahead of Prelude to a Requiem at the Audio Foundation.
Magic Steven is a Melbourne-based artist, whose work has been described at various times as autobiographical storytelling, deadpan comedy, guided meditation, group therapy and long-form beat poetry. He popped into the bFM studio to chat to Rachel ahead of his upcoming shows around Aotearoa.
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.
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.