Arts on Sunday for Sunday 18 November 2012
12:43 Fantasy doll maker Tanya Marriott
Doll makers are trying to find a new word to describe what they do which can be a million miles away from miniature perfect people. We find out more with fantasy doll maker, or should that be figurative artist, Tanya Marriott.
Tanya Marriott's work in White Cloud Worlds: Volume Two.
12:48 The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
Why are so many Kiwi artists like singer songwriter Don McGlashan and Maori performer Mika so hot under the collar about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement?
1:10 At The Movies
Another filmed version of a live stage performance – Christopher Plummer as Barrymore...
1:31 Craig Parker
Lord of the Rings and Spartacus star Craig Parker (right) talks about fantasy, nudity and fox-fur.
1:45 The New Zealand Fashion industry
Paul Blomfield from Fashion Industry New Zealand (FINZ) offers an overview of the industry, as another established label bites the dust.
Peter Allely (left), the young man entrusted with setting up a new youth arts and gig centre in Hamilton for the Zeal project.
2:05 The Laugh Track
Distinguished actor and Intrepid Explorer Peter Elliott (right).
2:26 The Waihi gold strike of 1912
Historian Mark Derby and documentary painter Bob Kerr collaborate to remember the 1912 Waihi miners' strike in words and images in a book called Waiheathens.
Bill Parry,180 x 45, by Bob Kerr. The Waihi Miners Union managed to retain a president by paying his salary themselves, and Bill Parry proved his worth during fierce negotiations with the mining company over competitive contracting. Image courtesy of Bob Kerr.
2:37 Dried Figs
Octogenarian poet Helen Jacobs whose sixth collection, Dried Figs, reflects on the frustrations and plusses of aging.
2:48 Creative Media Collective
Creative Media Collective is the brain child of Auckland film and documentary maker Karl Sheridan who wanted to find a way to collaborate with artists from different mediums. The collective thus far hosts about 30 artists from New Zealand to Russia and even Norway, and not only does it run its own online radio station but it also has a physical, self-funded space – Monster Valley Studio on Auckland's Dominion Road which is open to the public as an art gallery. Sonia Sly speaks to Karl Sheridan and creative collaborator Robin Gee about the benefits of cross collaboration and the digital age.
Monster Valley Studios. Image courtesy of Karl Sheridan.
3:05 The Drama Hour
The radio adaptation of Lauren Jackson's award-winning play about the trials and tribulations of four young Kiwis overseas exchange students.