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!
This week we have dancers Tia Sagapolutele and Xavier Breed from the Manu Collective in studio chatting about the Pacific Dance Festival and their upcoming tour to China for the International Youth Dance Festival. We also hear Conor O'Shea from Sydneysydney gallery take Theo on a tour of a pop up exhibition in an Auckland hotel room. Plus another DIY art from Sunday Painter and your weekly art guide! Ka pai!
Theo helms the show this week with an in-studio chat to Audio Foundation artist in residence and winner of the Lilburn Research Fellowship Daniel Beban, plus an interview with the editors of The Physics Room's new publication Hamster. Plus Rachel speaks to Nneka Onuorah, LGBTQI+ activist, director and current field producer of Viceland's new series MY HOUSE: an exploration of contemporary vogue and ballroom culture in New York City. Nice one!
Got a boring commitment you can't get out of? Hate networking but love the snacks at schmoozy events? Luckily Jackson has the solution for all your social anxiety woes: this week we are learning how to make a body double!
This week Jackson teaches us how to make your very own Hat Gallery. To make along at home you are going to need a hat, an A4 sheet of paper, safety pins, scissors, felt tips, pencils and a $1 snap lock bag of your favourite lollies. Let's go!
Woohoo! The first of our new 2 hour shows! Topping off NZ Music Month with a live set from Auckland's own Ducklingmonster plus 100% tunes from across Aotearoa, and an interview with comic book legend Eric Reynolds from Fantagraphics. Phew!
This week we speak to Kathryn Aucamp and Gyorgika Farrelly, two Elam Fine Arts Students who have exhibitions on at the two Elam student galleries in response to the proposed closure of the Fine Arts Library and Creative Arts libraries at Auckland University.