The airwaves hummed this weekend as artists Campbell Kneale and Murray Hewitt discussed their practice and the motivation for their new exhibitions 201012 and the secrets of their own hearts on Radio NZ and Radio Active.
We have come to expect the extraordinary from artist Lindah Lepou and her Dominion Post interview with Diana Dekker did not disappoint, with colourful quotes such as “If I hadn’t gone to Samoa I probably would have been a prostitute’. Her interview with Radio NZ International also streamed live this morning on the Pacific Dateline programme.
If you missed them, fear not, links are available .
If you after an elegant alternative to jellied snakes, witches hats and fake blood this Halloween you might like check out the NZ trio’s Artᶾ which is on this Wednesday evening at 7pm.
Tickets maybe reserved online by emailing email@example.com or in person at City Gallery reception. Door sales may be available from 6pm onwards but prior reservation is advised to avoid disappointment
Tickets are Adult - $40 single concert Student - $20 single concert and include a glass of complimentary wine after the concert with NZTrio.
Also on this October 31st at 10.30am is Gallery Babes. Pitched at parents and caregivers these tours a wonderful way to enjoy the exhibtions for those with babies.
If the future of temporary public art is more you thing, click here to listen to RNZ Arts on Sunday’s interview with Sophie from Letting Space, Ryan from Gapfiller and Sam of Performance Arcade.
Increasingly in New Zealand, as elsewhere in the world public space is treated as a dynamic place for temporary artwork that often blurs cultural boundaries, treats the public as participants as much as an audience and looks to engender social change. You can also hear about the collective work of these three independent New Zealand public art projects this Saturday at City Gallery in ‘Making Dreams Realty’ a panel discussion about public art from 3–5pm. Entry is free.
Thursday night sees City Gallery curator Reuben Friend and Kermadec artists Robin White, Gregory O’Brien, Bruce Foster and John Pule sharing their reflections on their recent journey to Rapa Nui / Easter Island.
Free entry but numbers are limited – to secure your seat please email: firstname.lastname@example.org