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In today's episode of Sugar Loafing Arts Cast, we vicariously muse on a range of artists, including
- London based duo, Miss Bugs
- Miroslaw Balka from Poland
- New York performance artist Claire Zakiewicz
Duration: 00:58:00 | Date: 18 May, 2019
Puke Ariki curator Chanelle Carrick takes us on a tour of the Whare Kahurangi exhibition, marking 100 years since the museum opened.
It looks at some of the big questions museums face. What should they collect? What shouldn't they? Should conservators open a sealed collection of papers marked 'private'? Should taonga Māori (Māori art and valued objects) be returned to iwi? Do the people of Taranaki really need a stuffed Canadian badger?
Duration: 00:57:37 | Date: 4 May, 2019
"In Nicolás Paris’s exhibition What connects us at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre in New Plymouth, sudden gardens appear beneath floorboards and take the place of stairs. Huge logs of driftwood charge through the air as if carried by unseen water..."
In this episode we interview Colombian artist and artist in residence at the Govett Brewster Art Gallery and Len Lye Centre, Nicolás Paris. We discuss his public programme here in Taranaki, working with schools, teachers and his philosophical investigations into the learning process, nature, art and contemporary life.
Duration: 01:00:02 | Date: 27 April, 2019
The Sugar Loafers talk with stand-out street artist Paul X Walsh about the process of creating those large-scale paintings, Paul's journey into the art form and what you need to give it a go.
Duration: 00:59:15 | Date: 20 April, 2019
Joyce was a Taranaki ceramic, paint and pastel artist who tirelessly taught, supported and promoted other artists -- a linchpin of the arts community.
We interview Joyce's son Ralph, daughter-in-law Sue and grandson Geoffrey on her life, creative processes and inspirations.
Duration: 01:00:00 | Date: 30 March, 2019
The Sugar Loafers (Dave and Suraya) reflect on Womad 2019. They describe the whole thing for folks who've never been, share music from the artists they especially enjoyed and give you their Top 10 Tips for an awesome Womad.
Duration: 00:57:35 | Date: 23 March, 2019
In today's show we're excited to showcase local Taranaki tech wizards 'Playcycle', Che Rogers and Peter Heard. We visit their studio in New Plymouth and get an in-depth tour of their rigs and musical dynamics. We talk about their experiences within the New Zealand festival scene and their #experimentalvideo work and collaborations with #videoartists such as Dwayne Duthie.
Duration: 00:59:35 | Date: 9 March, 2019
A chat with watercolour artist and teacher Joni Murphy about why watercolours are an amazing medium, and how you can get started.
Duration: 00:59:29 | Date: 2 March, 2019
A walk around Paul Hutchinson's exhibition "Back up" Koru on Devon.
Volker Hawighorst's Best Before exhibition, also at Koru on Devon. Hear how Volker got hold of thousands of tags, and how he's been inspired by John Coltrane, prime numbers and more.
Duration: 00:59:29 | Date: 23 February, 2019