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!
Rachel speaks to German director Julian Rosefeldt about hisepic 13 channel video installation Manifesto starring Cate Blanchett. Manifesto recently opened at the Auckland Art Gallery as part of the Auckland Arts Festival 2018.
Painter Ayesha Green comes into studio to tak about Creative New Zealand's Ngā Toi Māori strategy and the hui they will be running around the country to try to understand how best a Māori funding strategy can help grow Māori arts in Aotearoa. She also chats to us about her show Alma Venus at the Corbyn Arts Centre.
Splore Sunday morning! Feeling dusty? Rachel's on the bus at Tapapakanga park playing tracks to ease you through the morning: plus chatting to visual artists Jill Sorenson and Karen Sewell who both have work in the Splore arts trail, and Splore Visual Arts curator Zoe Hoeberigs. Ka Pai!
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!
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.