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 hear from Antony Deaker, Ara Toi Project Coordinator, who is working with the Dunedin Council to help support local arts and cultural in Otago. We also listen back to Jess Johnson and Simon Ward speaking about their Walter's prize nomination, and hear a Sunday Painter from the archives.
It's Laneway Eve and we have some Wellingtonians in studio, Tyler and Ayler from play_station gallery. They are chatting to us about their new location and upcoming programmes for 2019. We also have Levi Brinsdon-Hall speaking about Walking the sunflowers a public performance as part of his upcoming exhibition at Allpress studio.
It's the first show of 2019 and its jam-packed! We have Rozana Lee in studio to talk about her practice and upcoming shows, plus we hear from Laree Payne who runs Weasel Gallery in Hamilton. We also have the first episode of The Wide Angle: a new podcast series thanks to Nikon and 95bFM which looks at artists in Aotearoa who use cameras in their practice. This week's guest is none other than bFM's very own Murray Cammick. Head to mynikonlife.co.nz for the full 25 mins. Woohoo!
Artist Fiona Jack is in the studio talking to Rachel about Riverbed, an exhibition at Artspace in collaboration with activist and educator Sue Bradford. We also listen back to an earlier interview with Lara Strongman: senior curator at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū.
Fresh from the AUT Vidual Arts Grad Show, Ella Mangan is in the studio chatting about her video work which explores ideas of vulnerability and performance. We also have the crew from RM gallery in the studio talking to us about their annual fundraiser The Cost of Living which helps keem them alive as a not-for-profit artist space. Cool!
It's the Elam Grad show this weekend and Gyorgika Farrelly, the galleries coordinator, is up in the studio to tell us about it. We also listen back to an earlier interview with Ayesha Green in honour of her show Māori Girl opening at Blue Oyster Art Space. Plus Rachel's brother Ben gives us a run down of Childish Gambino's brainchild festival Pharos. Sick!
Rachel's back this week with a conversation from Meanwhile gallery in wellington. Plus Lisa Beauchamp from the Gus Fisher gallery has a few exciting details about the new direction the gallery will be taking next year with its grand reopening in April!
Rach is away this week but does not leave your art needs hanging! We hear from artist and facilitator Hannah Watkinson who runs the Corner Store on Cashel Street in Christchurch. Also, the winner of the Walters Prize was announced on friday, so we hear Rach and Theo speaking to winner Ruth Buchanen when she was up in the studio as just a nominee.