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Sugar Loafing Arts Cast: Past Episodes 2022

Sugar Loafing Arts Cast showcases the diversity of arts in Taranaki and beyond. Hosted by Mikaela Nyman

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A community arts radio show that challenges the belief that the arts are exclusive.

Sugar Loafing Arts Cast showcases the diversity of arts in Taranaki and beyond. Host Mikaela Nyman interviews artists, creative makers, writers and curators, and delves into art ideas and mediums, discussing a wide range of themes, such as decolonisation in New Zealand and Pacific art and literature, how to find inspiration, and the beauty of collaboration with other creative souls across art disciplines.

The fundamental idea of this podcast is to showcase arts and creativity and to inspire. Do you have a creative passion or want to share your ideas? Feel free to contact Mikaela on [email protected]


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Joni Murphy

Professional Taranaki Artist Joni Murphy talks about her passion for painting and recent changes within her practice.

Duration: 00:54:46 | Date: 12 March, 2022

Jodi Naik

This week's interview is with Taranaki-based artist Jodi Naik who explores her connection to the depth and beauty of the natural world.

Duration: 00:46:17 | Date: 26 February, 2022

Fern Petrie

Fern speaks about her career as an artist in Australia and New Zealand and her drive to express and preserve the fragility of memory and time. Fern's intricate and symbolic paintings are a personal reinterpretation of Victorian cabinet cards and are a response to her deep fascination and connection to that period of history.

Duration: 00:59:52 | Date: 19 February, 2022

Geoffrey Young

A community arts radio show aims to take on the belief that the arts are exclusive.

Duration: 00:57:01 | Date: 12 February, 2022

John Hodgson

This weeks interview is with Taranaki based artist John Hodgson whose work is on display at Access Radio's exhibition space during February. John speaks about his time at art school as an older student as well as themes explored in his paintings.

Duration: 00:57:25 | Date: 5 February, 2022

Leben Young

Leben's show All That I Can Carry, opens tomorrow night at Contemporary Art Space, 74 Powderham Street at 5.30pm, all welcome.

Duration: 00:51:35 | Date: 29 January, 2022