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Explore bronze casting, occultism, tarot and the Judaic Kaballah Tree of Life as we interview New Plymouth-based artist and polymath Kayla Upton. Not to be missed.
Duration: 00:59:02 | Date: 13 July, 2019
Medals, trophies, merits, stars and bars... there's lots of 'decorations' (awards), but is there one for the person, and the mahi, you value most?
The Redecorating Taranaki project asks about the people and the acts of love, kindness, humility, humour, empathy -- anything! -- you think deserve to be recognised. Ideas will inspire 10 new pieces of contemporary memorability to be part of Puke Ariki's collection.
Sam and Jen, of The Jewel and the Jeweller, talk more about the project in our latest episode.
Duration: 00:58:13 | Date: 29 June, 2019
Writers and poets, listen in for tips from the judges of this year's Ronald Hugh Morrieson awards, passed on by organiser Pam Jones of #SouthTaranaki Libraries. We also read a beautiful, sad story from one of last year's winners that you'll really want to hear.
Duration: 00:58:53 | Date: 22 June, 2019
Artists who had an open studio as part of the Taranaki Arts Trail this weekend just been, have shared their tips or thoughts, e.g. what they learned, how they prepared
Duration: 01:00:11 | Date: 15 June, 2019
The Taranaki Arts Trail 2019: Interviews with three artists, Jeanette Benton, Misun Kim and Joshua Sands - Artist, who all had exhibitions or open studios over the Arts Trail weekend.
Duration: 00:58:26 | Date: 8 June, 2019
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