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TitleDescriptionPublished OnDuration Play Episode Link
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 28-09-2019 Roger Morris and the Expansive Universe"This is our one shot. This is it. We’re alive, and struggling to figure out a world around us that’s huge, and complex.” Deep in the Taranaki countryside, Roger Morris is making prints and paintings addressing some of the most controversial issues of our time -- The Great Conspiracies. But it's not turtles all the way down, we also talk about the complex reputation of drugs and alcohol in the creative process, and the value of boredom. Includes music by Joni Mitchell, Boards of Canada, Red Snapper, Toad the Wet Sprocket and Neutral Milk Hotel.01/10/2019 04:15 PM1:0:8Download //
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 21-09-2019 About SpiegelFestWhat's the secret to organising a successful festival? It's not what most people think, says Suzanne Porter of TAFT. We're chatting today about what's on at November's Spiegel Fest, what goes on behind the scenes and how they build great relationships with performers.23/09/2019 03:00 PM0:49:19Download //
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 08-09-2019 Stratford's Best Kept Secret "For peace of mind I think it's really, really important for people to find something (creative) to do, and to give themselves permission to do it." Sue Hogan found making crafts lifted her spirits when job-hunting left her feeling frustrated and depressed. She started Verdigris Creative Studio as a gallery and workshop space in Whakaahurangi / Stratford to share her skills, and help others make time for themselves.10/09/2019 03:30 PM0:59:33Download //
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 31-08-2019 National Poetry Day And The Pole Of ConsentOn National Poetry Day, 23 August, a great crowd gathered at Koru on Devon gallery in Ngāmotu / New Plymouth for the first -- but not the last! -- 'Logo Malarchy' open mic poetry night. Poets from around the province and the country spoke of road trips, wet cats, saying no, love, death, race, homelessness, online dating and more.04/09/2019 04:30 PM0:59:56Download //
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 24-08-2019 Ans Westra And Adrienne Jansen On Documenting Muslim New ZealandersAns Westra in conversation with writer Adrienne Jansen, and Maya Al-Fayyad -- representing the Taranaki Muslim community. They talk about the people in the photographs, how 15 March has changed New Zealand, and how Islamophobia spreads. 𝐀𝐧𝐬 𝐖𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚 grew up in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands. It was against this backdrop of forced monoculturalism she began to yearn to know more about other cultures. Ultimately, she would come to New Zealand and take world-famous photographs in Māori communities, and those that form the exhibition now on at Percy Thomson Gallery in Whakaahurangi (Stratford) -- The Crescent Moon: The Asian Face of Islam in New Zealand.27/08/2019 02:00 PM0:57:11Download //
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 17-08-2019 Body Builders And Highland Dancers With Fiona ClarkFiona Clark never throws anything away. Cuttings, certificates, snapshots and even shoes come together to make Raw Materials -- Clark's exhibition just opened at Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre - a veritable treasure trove archive of photography, film, dance, body building and history. 20/08/2019 03:00 PM0:59:35Download //
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 03-08-2019 Art TheftThere’s more than one way to steal art. We look at everything from elaborate art heists like the 1990 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum robbery, to forgery, Nazi plunder, misappropriation of cultural artefacts by museums and galleries who sell, but don’t pay up. You may be surprised to learn how much art crime happens in New Zealand. We delve into some of cases featured in Penelope Jackson’s book, Art thieves, fakers & fraudsters: the New Zealand story.06/08/2019 02:45 PM1:0:10Download //
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 20-07-2019 Koru On Devon With Fay Looney And Linda McFetridgeFay Looney popped in to Brownson's Jewellers one day to get a string of pearls fixed. A conversation happened and soon, Koru on Devon gallery was moving into that amazing space, just opposite Peggy Gordons. A massive effort involved dozens of local artists lifting, hammering, painting and plastering, but Fay and Linda McFetridge say it's just the beginning of their vision to build the Taranaki arts scene. We also hear about Fay's journey to her celebrated photography career, Fay and Linda's tips on artists to watch, and hear awesome new music from Ché Rogers. 23/07/2019 03:00 PM1:0:23Download //
Sugar Loafing Arts Cast 13-07-2019 Kayla Upton Bronze SculptorExplore 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.16/07/2019 02:15 PM0:59:3Download //