Arts on Sunday for Sunday 24 February 2013
12:40 Made to Move
The link between the late Radio New Zealand film critic Jonathon Denis, and a brand new work created for the Royal New Zealand Ballet Company by choreographer Javier de Frutos. It’s part of the Made to Move Season that’s about to premiere.
Javier De Frutos rehearsing Banderillero (Photo: Maarten Holl)
12:45 How to survive losing a major sponsor
The New Zealand Film Festival Trust has managed to survive for five years, Bill Gosden explains how they’ve managed to keep going, and gives tips to others who find themselves in the same situation.
Right: Bill Gosden
1:10 At the Movies with Simon Morris
1:35 Asian video art
While forging closer economic ties with Asia, we know precious little about the art scene in this wildly diverse region. Curators Mark Williams and Aaron Lister have created an exhibition of Asian videos. They talk about some of the more outlandish artists and the ideas behind their pranks.
Aaron Lister and Mark Williams
1:40 Photography conservation
One of the world’s top photography conservationists, Debra Norris, on the fishhooks in digital photography, and working with disaster victims trying to save their damaged photos.
1:50 Community involvement in performances
Getting communities involved in helping to create performances they will actually want to see, be it sharing their stories or crowdfunding. This is just one of the issues discussed among artists and with the public at a performance art forum in Wellington. We hear from the two facilitators, expat Ryan Hartigan, and US theatre practitioner Christopher McElroen.
2:05 The Laugh Track - Wil Greenway
Melbourne comedian Wil Greenway.
2:25 King Lear
For the 50 anniversary Auckland Outdoor Summer Shakespeare production of King Lear we bring together the star, Professor Michael Neill, and director, Lisa Harrow. They both have strong opinions – which aren’t always aligned.
(L-R) Michael Neill as King Lear; King Lear poster; Lisa Harrow
2:35 Otago University’s 2013 Burns Fellow
Poet David Howard looks ahead to his year of uninterrupted writing.
2:50 Basement Theatre renovation
Justin Gregory reports on the high hopes for the Basement Theatre’s renovation plans.
The new bar at the Basement Theatre. Cheers!
Foyer/slash performance space with new red paint job.
Thoroughly sound-proofed doors leading into the main theatre space.
3:05 The Drama Hour
The final episodes of Shaping Up and Glenn Walker’s political thriller, Melt Down.