Music, Kokomai, Potters!

ReCooper8 is ringing the changes, and it starts here, now.  From this month, ReCooper8 is biggerer and betterer!  Katie Abbott will be co-hosting the show with Lucy from September, bringing her sharp wit, warm style and enviable knowledge of New Zealand music through the ages.  So, here’s our first radio-thon, all 2 hours and 15mins … More Music, Kokomai, Potters!

Interview with the Very Social Kathy Bartlett!

Waaaaay back in 2015 I had the singular pleasure of interviewing artist Kathy Bartlett.  Kathy exhibited during the 2015 Kokomai Festival, and is in a joint show with Megan Campbell and Janie Nott at Ventana Creative Collective later this month.  So, what better time to refresh our memories on what a top guest, top artist, … More Interview with the Very Social Kathy Bartlett!

Interview with Haami Te Whaiti

It was a privilege to be guided through Aratoi’s latest major exhibition, Te Marae o Rongotaketake – Redressing our Kahungunu History, by Haami Te Whaiti, Aratoi’s Māori Curator and the concept developer for the exhibition.  This is a stunning exhibition, guiding the visitor through the environmental, cultural, historical and political landscape of Ngati Kahungunu with over 200 historical … More Interview with Haami Te Whaiti

ReCooper8 with Kathy Bartlett & Janie Nott

Thank you Facebook friends for reminding me that back in October 16 ReCooper8 had a wonderful time hanging out with Janie Nott (Village Art Shop) and Kathy Bartlett (Kathy Bartlett Artist). Fabulous, sassy guests chinwagging with Lucy about art therapy, the artistic process, and that curious resistance to doing something you love…. Plus seriously awesome … More ReCooper8 with Kathy Bartlett & Janie Nott