Arts on Sunday for Sunday 22 February 2009
Arts on Sunday for 22 February 2009
12:40 Docs Rock International Documentary Festival
Simon Morris finds out the changing face of documentaries ahead of the Festival.
12:50 Maori Heritage Arts
We talk to Ngahuia Te Awekotuku (right) and find out about a new research project into Maori heritage arts - which aims to find out how many of the traditional arts and crafts are flourishing and how many are not?
1:00 At the Movies with Simon Morris
Oscar front-runners Slumdog Millionaire, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Frost/Nixon.
1:30 Kapa Haka
We cross live to Te Ahi Kaa's Justine Murray at Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival 2009 in Tauranga.
1:40 Ballet Tours
Lucy Orbell finds out what it takes to tour ballet dancers and their costumes around the country.
Right: Abigail Boyle of the Royal New Zealand Ballet - ready to take Tutus on Tour.
1:50 Yinka Shonibare
UK-African artist who is creating a new artwork for Trafalgar Square's lonely fourth Plinth, is about to open an exhibition of his work here in New Zealand.
2:00 The Laugh Track
Writer for stage and screen, Dave Armstrong (right).
2:20 Stuart Page
Talking about making a punk rock music video that was notoriously banned, and his new documentary on how an American art photographer Larence Shustak (below) came to set up the Canterbury University Department of photography.
2:30 Peace Wall
We talk to two artists who've contributed to New Zealand's peace wall....in 1985 Nigel Brown was one of eight young artists who painted murals on it, this year Alexis Hunter is one of the eight artists who've finished off the wall on Auckland's K Road.
2:40 Chapter and Verse
Brent and Cathy Sneyd discuss how to write a successful sex scene.
3:00 Sunday Drama: Like Confessing a Murder by Craig Baxter
Based on the letters and writings of Charles Darwin.