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!
Kia Ora e te whānau! Rachel had a chat to London MC Loyle Carner ahead of his first NZ performance at Laneway festival about family, ADHD, cooking, sexism and more; and Theo and Nadine are in the studio with Sorawit Songsataya to chat about his show Starling, currently on at Artspace. Plus, movie guy phones in to review Paddington 2, Ka pai!
London MC Loyle Carner released his debut album Yesterday's Gone to much public and critical acclaim in 2017. He spoke to Rachel about the influence of his family, ADHD, cooking, sexism and more ahead of his first New Zealand performance at St Jerome's Laneway Fesitval 2018.
Kia Ora tātou! This week on Artbank we chat to interdisciplinary artist, performer and activator Akáshi Fisi'inaua, aka Queen Kapussi, about Xhrome Xhrysalis: a one off interdisciplinary project hosted by FAFSWAG at the Basement Theatre, and curated by Queen Kapussi herself. Headlined by iconic Pacific Sister Rosanna Raymond and featuring a number of Auckland’s hottest live acts and upcoming Poly instigators, activators and artists - Xhrome Xhrysalis is on the 10th of Feb. Grab a ticket from https://basementtheatre.co.nz/whats-on/2018/2/10/xhrome-xhrysalis Arohanui!
This week on artbank we talk about The Florida Project by Sean Baker, listen to some music made by visual artists such as Basquiat and Joseph Beuys, and hear a snippet of a 2017 interview between Theo and renowned American painter and comic illustrator Gary Panter. Ka rawe!
A special long show for Artbank this week! Sound artist Sarah Callesen came up to studio to chat about her art practice, and play some of her recent sound project Open Circuit Potential. You can check out more of her work at https://sarahcallesen.com Plus we take a look at the BBC's infamous Radiophonics workshop, how Bowie recorded Heroes, review the film Call Me By Your Name, and listen back to one of our favourite interviews with FAFSWAG members from 2017. Arohanui!
Painter John Hodgson comes up to the studio to chat to Rachel about his show Kirikopuni on at Krd's Mokopōpaki. Plus Bryce Galloway rings in to talk about his new publication Incredibly Hot Sex with Hideous People, the Diary Comics. Meri Kirihimete koutou!
Tom and Nadine chat to artist and Jeweller Hannah Davis-Gray, aka Hannah Dangerous Goods about her art practice, ethical jewellery and found materials. You can chect out her stuff on instagram @dangerousgoods_jewellery . Also it's Tom's last show before he heads south to become a teacher! Kia kaha Tom!
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.