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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!

Artbank: 23 September 2018

Artbank 23 September Artbank 23 September, 215.2 MB
Sun 23 Sep 2018

It's Theo's last show EVER! After 3 years riding the airwaves at 95bFM Theo is heading to Canada: the land of world-class libraries and plentiful arts funding. But dry your eyes, we have a bumper show today to see him off! A three part Sunday Painter finale with special guest appearance from Sean Kerr; Hannah Davis-Gray from the new Samoa House Library on krd; Pati Tyrell on his Walters' Prize nomination; and Claudia Dunes and Tanya Martusheff chat about their show The Efficiency of Upright WalkingPlus plenty of Prince, Patti, Pusha T and Bowie in true Theo style. Ka nui te pai e te whānau! 

Artbank: 16 September 2018

Artbank 16 September 2018 Artbank 16 September 2018, 217.83 MB
Sun 16 Sep 2018

A jam-packed show this week! Mya Cole is in studio in the first hour speaking to us about Whispers, her solo performance at Basement Theatre on for one night only (september 20th). In the second hour we work out how to share 3 microphones between 8 people and chat to the artists involved with The River Remains; ake tonu atu up at Artspace. Plus Jackson is teaching us how to make a Thiccck Santa in this week's Sunday Painter. Tight! 

Interview: Mya Cole

I/V Mya Cole I/V Mya Cole, 21.04 MB
Sun 16 Sep 2018

"Sometimes we are taught to think in whispers..." Mya Cole's solo show Whispers at the Basement Theatre explores the idea of growing up in a culture taught to reject itself. She is in studio with Rachel and Theo to speak about how the project came to be and how writing, poetry, sound and performance help her shape these ideas. 

Interview: The River Remains; ake tonu atu

I/V The River Remains; ake tonu atu I/V The River Remains; ake tonu atu, 50.83 MB
Sun 16 Sep 2018

The River Remains; ake tonu atu is this year's itieration of Artspace's new artists show. Tyson Campbell, Wai Ching Chan, Faamele Etuale, Olyvia Hong and Bronte Perry are all in studio to speak about their individual works and the idea of "holding the institution to ransom" through art making. 

Artbank: 19 August 2018

Artbank 19 August Artbank 19 August , 221.36 MB
Sun 19 Aug 2018

This week we are talking about the 9th Walter's Prize, New Zealand's most prestigious art award hosted by the Auckland Art Gallery. In studio we have three of the nominated artists chatting about their works: Ruth Buchanan, nominated for BAD VISUAL SYSTEMS (2016), and Jess Johnson and Simon Ward, nominated for Whol Why Wurld (2017). Plus learn how to make your own studio with Sunday Painter and stay up to date with this week's Art Guide. Tino Pai!

Interview: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward

I/V: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward I/V: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward, 40.28 MB
Sun 19 Aug 2018

Sci-fi, animation, portals to another universe... Jess Johnson and Simon Ward speak to us about their work Whol Why Wurld (2017), nominated for the 9th Walter's Prize at the Auckland Art Gallery.

Interview: Ruth Buchanan

I/V: Ruth Buchanan I/V: Ruth Buchanan, 40.31 MB
Sun 19 Aug 2018

Walter's Prize nominated artist Ruth Buchanan chats to us about language, architecture, and the challenges of reworking BAD VISUAL SYSTEMS (2016) for the Auckland Art Gallery chartwell gallery space. 

Interview: And Then What? Tautai Pacific Arts

Interview: And Then What? Interview: And Then What?, 32.78 MB
Sun 12 Aug 2018

Artists Katharine Atafu-Mayo, Kahu Smith and Nââwié Tutugoro are in studio to chat about their work for And Then What? this year's Tautai Pacific Arts Trust tertiary student group show, on at St Paul ST Gallery from thursday 16th August. Kia Ora! 

Artbank: 12 August 2018

Artbank 12 August Artbank 12 August, 213.49 MB
Sun 12 Aug 2018

This week we hear from Jamie Hanton, director of the Physics Room in Ōtautahi about how the earthquakes have changed the landscape of art-making in the city. Plus we have artists Katharine Atafu-Mayo, Kahu Smith and Nââwié Tutugoro in studio to chat about And Then What? at St Paul ST Gallery, hosted by Tautai Pacific Arts Trust. We also have you sussed for Sunday Painter, the Art Guide and heaps of great tunes. Ka nui te pai! 

Artbank: 5 August 2018

Artbank 5 August Artbank 5 August, 157.23 MB
Sun 5 Aug 2018

This week we have curator Kari Schmidt in studio to talk about 125 years of women's suffrage through and intersectional femist lens. Kari and her sister are co-curating an exhibition around these themes to be held in Dunedin in September. Plus Theo wraps up his film fest reviews for another year, and Jackson has you sussed with Sunday Painter. Cool!  

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 1

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 1 Sunday Painter: The Finale part 1, 91.09 MB
Sun 23 Sep 2018

It's the three-part grand finale of Sunday Painter this week, but oh no! Jackson's got artist's block! Luckily Sean Kerr is here to help out. (Part 1/3)

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 2

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 2 Sunday Painter: The Finale part 2, 93.99 MB
Sun 23 Sep 2018

After Sean Kerr's wise advice, Jackson is ready to crack into making some art for this week's Sunday Painter. But are there more bumps in the road ahead? (Part 2/3)

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 3

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 3 Sunday Painter: The Finale part 3, 85.4 MB
Sun 23 Sep 2018

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)

Sunday Painter: Thick Santa

Sunday Painter: Thick Santa Sunday Painter: Thick Santa, 106.26 MB
Sun 16 Sep 2018

It's the Sunday Painter Christmas Special! In September! Jackson is teaching us how to make a Thick Santa today to get you ready for the festive season.

Sunday Painter: Make a Studio!

Sunday painter: Make a Studio! Sunday painter: Make a Studio!, 123.53 MB
Sun 19 Aug 2018

Wow renting in Auckland is EXPENSIVE! But you have to find somewhere to make your art eh! Follow Jackson's guide to making yourself a studio space and that'll see you right. 

Sunday Painter: Macaroni Kangaroo

Sunday Painter: Macaroni Kangaroo Sunday Painter: Macaroni Kangaroo, 98.29 MB
Sun 12 Aug 2018

Hmm looks like Sunday Painter fame is getting to Jackson's head... nevertheless he's still got a project for you! This weekend we are making a macaroni... um.. kangaroo? 

Sunday Painter: 127 Hours Re-enactment

Sunday Painter: 127 Hours Re-enactment Sunday Painter: 127 Hours Re-enactment, 101.76 MB
Sun 5 Aug 2018

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! 

Sunday Painter: Sundae Painter

Sunday Painter: Sundae Painter Sunday Painter: Sundae Painter, 43.18 MB
Sun 29 Jul 2018

Sunday Painter, more like SUNDAE painter amiright!? Treat yourself this week to Jackson's yum icecream sundae recipe. It's relational aesthetics y'all!

Sunday Painter: A House Painting

Sunday Painter: A House Painting Sunday Painter: A House Painting, 60.45 MB
Sun 22 Jul 2018

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! 

Sunday Painter: Land Art

Sunday Painter: Land Art Sunday Painter: Land Art, 73.78 MB
Sun 15 Jul 2018

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.