Guest details for Saturday Morning 18 February 2012

8:15 Derek Handley

New Zealand entrepreneur Derek Handley co-founded mobile marketing and media company The Hyperfactory, which when he sold it in 2010 was the largest independent mobile advertising and marketing agency in the world. He is the co-founder and chairman of mobile advertising business Snakk Media, and an investor in Booktrack, a company that has created the idea of soundtracks for books. Last year he was named one of 125 World Class New Zealanders and a Sir Peter Blake Trust Emerging Leader, following many other awards over recent years. Derek is in New Zealand to speak at Webstock 2012.

8:35 Yvonne Shaw

Yvonne Shaw holds a Masters degree in Public Administration and is the former Director of Administration for Compassion & Choices of Oregon. Compassion of Oregon assists those with a terminal illness in achieving a death that reflects their values and beliefs, including the use of physician aid in dying through Oregon's Death With Dignity law. Yvonne is visiting New Zealand as a guest of the Voluntary Euthanasia Society of New Zealand, for a series of meetings and public lectures (Wellington on 25 February, Christchurch 5 March, and Napier 21 March).

9:05 Bella Bathurst

Bella Bathurst is a writer and photographer. Her latest book is a philosophical history: The Bicycle Book (Harper Press, ISBN: 978-0-00-730588-9).

9:45 Art with Mary Kisler

Mary Kisler is the Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, International Art, at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. She will discuss the exhibition, Renaissance: 15th and 16th Century Italian Paintings from the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo, showing at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (to 10 April). Images under discussion are available for view by clicking on this Art on Saturday Morning link.

Love Procession
MARCO Buono Florence 1402 /1403 – 1489 APOLLONIO Giovanni Florence 1395 /1435 – 1445/1485 Love procession [Corteo d’amore] c.1440s tempera on wood panel 39.2 (h) x 56.0 (w) cm Accademia Carrara, Bergamo Bequest of Antonietta Noli, widow of Carlo Marenzi 1901.


10:05 Playing Favourites with Lisa Walker

Lisa Walker is a Wellington jeweller, artist and designer who has studied and worked in Munich since 1995, returning to New Zealand in 2010 after winning the prestigious Françoise van den Bosch Award. Her work features in Pepeha, an exhibition at Bartley and Company Art that also features the work of Sofia Tekela-Smith and Areta Wilkinson (to 25 February). Her giant brooch clip will show in The Obstinate Object: Contemporary New Zealand Sculpture, at the City Gallery (24 February to 10 June).

11:05 Hofesh Shechter

Choreographer and composer Hofesh Shechter is an Associate Artist of Sadler’s Wells, and his Hofesh Shechter Company is Resident Company at Brighton Dome. He worked in Israel and Europe before moving to the UK, where his first full-length work, Political Mother, premiered in 2010, before touring worldwide. It will play at the 2012 New Zealand International Arts Festival from 8-11 March.

11:45 Gardening with Kath Irvine

Kath Irvine has spent years teaching permaculture and gardening to schools and community groups. Her Edible Backyard workshops, run from her garden in Ohau, teach how to grow food and create edible backyards. She will talk about preparing crops and creating robust gardens for the autumn.

Music played during the programme

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra: excerpt from In the South
(Booktrack recording to the Salman Rushdie short story)
Played at around 9:05
Composer: John Psathas

Francois & the Atlas Mountains: Les Plus Beaux
From the 2011 album : E Volo Love
Played at around 9:45

Pistol Annies: Hell on Heels
From the 2011 album: Hell on Heels
Played at around 11:40

Playing Favourites with Lisa Walker

Flesh D-Vice: Flaming Soul
The 1985 45rpm single
Played at around 10:20

M.A. Numminen: Däga Däga
From the 2001 album: Däga Däga Finnwelten
(Trikont 2001)
Played at around 10:30

Chicks on Speed (featuring Peaches): We Don’t Play Guitars
From the 2003 album: 99 Cents
(Chicks on Speed)
Played at around 10:40

Studio operators

Wellington engineer: Shaun D Wilson
Auckland engineer: Jeremy Ansell