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Sightlines

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Sightlines - 04-04-2024 - Show 33 - Bathrooms Revisited( 0:25:48)       
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Show 33 - Bathrooms Revisited - Spend too long in the bathroom with recent Frances Hodgkins Fellow Emily Hartley-Skudder. Emily reveals the extent of her fascination with retro toilet fittings, eccentric decor choices, and the deeply suspect art historical tradition of painting naked women getting themselves clean. You will never look at your own bathroom in quite the same way again. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 4/04/2024 1:30:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 07-03-2024 - Show 32 - Art and Technology Repeat Interview( 0:23:27)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/03/2024 1:30:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 01-02-2024 - Show 31 - Marilynn Webb - Folded in the Hills( 0:25:9)       
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Marilynn Webb - Folded in the Hills - Curators Lauren Gutsell and Lucy Hammonds discuss the long but deeply rewarding journey of assembling the magnificent Marilynn Webb exhibition currently on show at the Gallery. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 1/02/2024 1:30:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 07-12-2023 - Show 30 - Violet Faigan( 0:26:23)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/12/2023 1:30:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 02-11-2023 - Show 29 - Alysha Bailey - In My Mothers Garden( 0:26:19)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 2/11/2023 4:00:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 05-10-2023 - Show 28 - Anita de Soto - Into the Light( 0:24:35)       
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Show 28 - Anita de Soto - Into the Light - Dunedin artist and School of Art teacher Anita de Soto talks about her unashamed celebration of real femininity. Anita looks back at work from her 2018 William Hodges Fellowship, in which she brought colonial women out of their historical anonymity and into the foreground. She also discusses more recent work in which she challenges the misogyny of classic Baroque paintings through playful painting techniques, and bold use of colour. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 5/10/2023 1:30:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 07-09-2023 - Show 27 - Victoria McIntosh - The Power of Pudding( 0:26:8)       
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Show 27 - Victoria McIntosh: The Power of Pudding - Victoria discusses the origins of her witty, provocative and highly original creative practice. Find out why being forced to attend ballet classes as a child has resulted in the making of exquisite pudding sculptures out of recycled vintage shapewear. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/09/2023 10:15:00 a.m.
Sightlines - 03-08-2023 - Show 26 - Otago Art Society, past and present( 0:25:11)       
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Show 26 - Otago Art Society, past and present - Otago Art Society past presidents Doug Hart and Jenny Longstaff discuss the illustrious 147-year history of the OAS, and the impressive programme of exhibitions they currently manage each year. Hear how the Society has gradually evolved into the lively and inclusive organisation it is today. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 3/08/2023 1:30:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 06-07-2023 - Night Vision with Steev Peyroux( 0:25:5)       
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Night Vision with Steev Peyroux - Dunedin artist and educator Steev Peyroux talks to Sally about his career transition from full-time dancer to artist and art teacher, and how some of the skills he learned as a dancer turned out to be surprisingly transferrable. Steev is a proud exponent of the value and uniqueness of Otago Polytechnic Te Pukenga School of Art night classes, which he has taught for many years. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 6/07/2023 1:30:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 01-06-2023 - Show 24 - Jeffrey Harris: landscape, people, emotion( 0:25:51)       
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Acclaimed Dunedin painter Jeffrey Harris talks to Sally about becoming an artist in the face of his father's staunch disapproval, and how his grandparents and a generous art teacher helped. Harris dislikes anything transitory, and although not religious himself, longs to recover the intensity of early religious art. Hear how he draws inspiration from local landscapes while placing people and emotion at the heart of his practice. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 1/06/2023 1:00:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 04-05-2023 - Show 23 - Under Review with James Dignan( 0:26:46)       
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Show 23 - Under Review with James Dignan - ODT art reviewer James Dignan talks to Sally about the important distinction between reviewing and criticising. How does an honest reviewer avoid discouraging artists? How to write accessibly about difficult art? And how can a reviewer encourage reluctant viewers across gallery thresholds? Join us and find out. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 4/05/2023 1:30:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 06-04-2023 - Show 22 - Clive Humphreys - Between Showers( 0:25:55)       
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Show 22 - Between Showers - Clive Humphreys is a painter, printmaker and former head of the Dunedin School of Art. In today's episode, he talks to Sally about his development as an artist, how he balanced the demands of academic life with a thriving artistic practice, and the interesting effects of retiring from teaching to become a full-time artist in the idyllic surrounds of Waiheke Island. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 6/04/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
Sightlines - 02-03-2023 - Show 21 - Tuhura Sculpture Invitational( 0:24:32)       
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Ross talks to Vanessa Cook from Milford Gallery about the stunning Tuhura Sculpture Invitational: a rare and spectacular showcase featuring some of NZ's foremost sculptors. What makes sculpture such a distinctive art form? What is the best way to look at a sculpture? How have the featured artists reimagined their materials? Join Ross and Vanessa for a great discussion. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 2/03/2023 1:30:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 02-02-2022 - Show 20 - Getting Naked with John Z Robinson( 0:25:12)       
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Show 20 - Getting Naked with John Z Robinson - Dunedin jeweller and painter Jon Z. Robinson talks about his childhood love of colour, early artistic influnces including Robin White, and the evolution of his long-standing practice of drawing from nude models. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 2/02/2023 1:30:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 01-12-2022 - Show 19 - The Role of Technology in Art( 0:22:48)       
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Show 19 - The Role of Technology in Art - DPAG Society President Ross Currie talks to two local artists with diametrically opposing views on the role of technology in art. Goldsmith Tony Williams is committed to traditional methods of handmaking jewellery. Photographer Jennifer Belt has embraced photoshop as a means of achieving her creative vision. This is an ongoing debate in the art world. Where do you stand? This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 2/12/2022 11:30:00 a.m.
Sightlines - 03-11-2022 - Show 18 - SITE Specific - Ben Fitzgerald and Esmond Paterson( 0:26:5)       
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Show 18 - SITE Specific - Ben Fitzgerald and Esmond Paterson - Ahead of the 2022 SITE exhibition, two promising young graduates of the Dunedin School of Art reflect on their time at art school. Ben Fitzgerald and Esmond Paterson discuss aspects of their current creative practice, ranging from the challenges of integrating text into visual art forms, to the exploration of hypermasculine symbolism in contemporary gay subculture. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 3/11/2022 1:30:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 06-10-2022 - Show 17 - Sorawit Songsataya - 2022 Frances Hodgkins Fellow( 0:25:12)       
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Show 17 - Sorawit Songsataya - 2022 Frances Hodgkins Fellow - Join Sally and our 2022 Frances Hodgkins Fellow, Sorawit Songsataya, as they discuss Sorawit's latest projects, what it's like to move between two very different artistic cultures, and Sorawit's creative evolution from painter to multi-media artist. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 6/10/2022 1:30:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 01-09-2022 - Show 16 - 100 Years of Art( 0:25:27)       
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Show 16 - A celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Dunedin Public Art Gallery Society! Sally explores the nineteenth-century origins of the Gallery and Society, key founding figures, and major milestones, interspersed with historical extracts from the letters page of the ODT voicing a colourful array of opinions on the state of art in Dunedin. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 1/09/2022 1:30:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 04-08-2022 - Show 15 - Body and Soul - Hospital Art Collection( 0:25:58)       
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Show 15 - Body and Soul - The Dunedin Hospital art collection may be one of the most-viewed collections in the city, but have you ever wondered how extensive it is, or how it started? Join two prominent members of the Dunedin Hospital Art Advisory Committee, Barbara Brinsley and Nicola McClymont, as they discuss the past, present, and future of this amazing collection. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 4/08/2022 2:19:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 07-07-2022 - Show 14 - How To Collect Art Part 3( 0:27:52)       
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How To Collect Art Part 3 - Local collectors Ross Grimmett and David Bell discuss the delights and pitfalls of collecting, the role their collections have played in their lives, and how collecting art has influenced their thinking. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 7/07/2022 1:30:00 p.m.
Sightlines - 02-06-2022 - Photography in Focus( 0:25:47)       
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Photography in Focus - Dunedin-based photographers Murray Eskdale and Rachel Hope Allan discuss how they use photographic technologies, the lengths they will go to to get the right shot, and what inpsires them, from the contours of urban architecture to the grit and beauty of Japanese landscape and culture. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 2/06/2022 4:44:39 p.m.
Sightlines - 05-05-2022 - Show 12 - Nigel Brown - A Distinctive Visual Language( 0:26:29)       
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Show 12 - Nigel Brown: A Distinctive Visual Language - Esteemed NZ painter and printmaker Nigel Brown traces the development of his practice from a shaky start at art school, through the influence of his work life, creative collaborations with writers, and a lifelong commitment to growth through experimentation. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 5/05/2022 4:24:45 p.m.
Sightlines - 07-04-2022 - Show 11 - Art of Returning Home( 0:27:0)       
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Show 11 - Art of Returning Home - Expatriate Kiwi artists Craig Easton and Pete Wheeler discuss the challenges and rewards of establishing a thriving art career overseas in Australia, Germany, and China, and what it's been like to return home. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 6/04/2022 10:59:27 a.m.