Navigation for Arts on Sunday

12:40 WOW

Stories of ingenuity and endurance from Christchurch competitors in this year's World of Wearable Art Awards.

12:50 The Christchurch Art Gallery

The Christchurch Art Gallery is currently being used for civil defence and CERA operations. Acting director of the gallery, Blair Jackson, talks about plans for the gallery and bringing art to the people of the city.

CHCH art gallery
The Christchurch Art Gallery.

1:00 At The Movies with Simon Morris

Simon Morris looks at the shrouded-in-secrecy J J Abrams/Steven Spielberg movie Super 8. He also reviews New Zealand film Russian Snark and Robert Redford's historical drama, The Conspirator.

1:30 Pacific Mona Lisa

What does it takes to clean up a Pacific Princess that's more than 200 years old? Sonia Sly heads to the labs at Te Papa to meet the Princess and gain an insight into the restoration process with Paintings Conservators- Melanie Carlisle and Katherine Campbell.

1:40 Artists in the South Pacific

We join a group of hardy artists who voyaged to the remote Kermadec Islands in search of inspiration.

See photographs taken by Jason O'Hara on the expedition.

The artists on HMNZS Otago Also Marcus Lush and Bronwyn Golder for PEW
On HMNZS Otago: From left to right: Jason O’hara (Me), Phil Dadson, Fiona Hill, John Pule, John Reynolds (The Swamp Creature) , Marcus Lush, Bronwen Golder (from PEW), Robin White, Elizabeth Thomson, Bruce Foster and Gregory O’Brien.

2:00 The Laugh Track - actress Olivia Tennet

2:30 Chapter & Verse

Poet Jenny Bornholdt's new collection The Hill of Wool, and the raunchy novel Scarlet by Geraldine writer Leigh Marsden.

Hill of Wool and scarlet

2:50 Glass Art

A chat to glass artist Luke Jacomb on what it takes to create technically challenging glass artworks, like a three metre long canoe made from smoky black blown glass (below).

See images from the exhibition Translation: New Works in Glass by Luke Jacomb.

Glass canoe

3:00 Artist Wayne Youle looks at the positives and negatives in the impact of technology on Maori

See images from the exhibition One Step Forward, One Step Back, made by Wayne Youle while he was the 2010 Rita Angus Artist in Residence in Thorndon.

These works are currently on display at {Suite Gallery}, 69 Owen Street, Newtown, Wellington. Visit {Suite Gallery}'s website for information.

Wayne Yule

3:15 The Sunday Drama

Severed Threads is the second part of John Dryden's epic story of inter-connected lives, set on three continents.