Canvas: Art & Ideas

November 5th 2015

Canvas: Art & Ideas is FBi’s weekly arts program, brought to you by artists Abdul Abdullah, Nat Randall and David Capra. Tune in for your weekly dose of Sydney arts and culture, with interviews and critical conversations on contemporary Australian practice and exciting local projects.

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14 May 2017 | Sydney Writers Festival, Alice Grundy, Stale Objects dePress

On this episode we talked to Artistic Director of Sydney Writers' Festival, Michaela McGuire. We were joined in the studio by editor and Co-Creator of Seizure, Alice Grundy. Plus, poets and co-editors of Stale Objects dePress Amelia Dale and AJ Currathers chat to us about experimental poetics. Tracks by Big Ego Books.

7 May 2017 | Daniel Boyd, Other Worlds Zine Fair with Nicky Minus, Holly Williams on 'A working model of the world'

In this episode we talk to Daniel Boyd about Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial at National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. We discuss Other Worlds Zine Fair with comic maker Nicky Minus, and the Co-Curator of 'A working model of the world' at UNSW Art & Design Galleries, Holly Williams, joins us in the the studio. Tracks by JD Reforma.

30 April 2017 | Artist-led spaces with Knulp, Wellington Street Projects and Alaska

In this episode we talk about artist-led spaces. We are joined by Shane Hasemen from Knulp, Sebastian Goldspink from Alaska Projects with artist Tarik Ahlip, and the directors of Wellington Street Projects Belem Lett and Genevieve Reynolds, with exhibiting artist Emma Finneran. Tracks by JD Reforma.

23 April 2017 | Live Broadcast from Firstdraft

In this episode we broadcast live from Firstdraft, talking all things text with Stella Rose McDonald, Alex Grawronski and Benjamin Forster for Around The Outside: Writing and Artistic Practice. Plus, we chat with JD Reformer and play a sound work Matthew Hopkins made for un Mag 11.1. Tracks by JD Reformer.

9 April 2017 | The National, Redlands Art Prize with Agatha Gothe-Snape and Ella Sutherland, Gina Fairley on Cementa

In this episode we discuss The National at Art Gallery of New South Wales, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and Carriageworks with Co-Curators Nina Miall and Anneke Jaspers, and Assistant Curator Kelly McDonald. We are joined by artists Agatha Gothe-Snape and Ella Sutherland to chat about the Redlands Art Prize at the National Art School Gallery. Plus, we phone ArtsHub's National Editor of Visual Arts, Gina Fairley, who is on the ground at Cementa. Tracks by JD Reforma.

2 April 2017 | 'Standing Rock' by Angus Mordant, Gary Hillberg and Tracey Moffatt's exhibition 'Montages', Laura Hunt, Anna McMahon and Grace Herbert on La Cité internationale des Arts

In this episode we are joined by photojournalist Angus Mordant to talk about his first solo exhibition 'Standing Rock' at Dominik Mersch Gallery. Experimental filmmaker and music video producer, Gary Hillberg, discusses his and Tracey Moffatt's exhibition 'Montages: The Full Cut, 1999 – 2015' at Blacktown Arts Centre. La Cité internationale des Arts resident and Canvas producer, Laura Hunt, talks to fellow Cité residents Anna McMahon and Grace Herbert about their time in Paris. Tracks by JD Reforma.

26 March 2017 | CyberFeminism, Performance Space's Queer Development Program with KoCo Carey and Latai Taumoepeau, Matthew Connell on Out Of Hand

In this episode we discuss the origins and future of 3D printing, with Curator of 'Out Of Hand: Materialising the Digital' at the Powerhouse Museum Matthew Connell. Xiaoran Shi traces the impact of VNS Matrix's CyberFeminism in contemporary practice. Plus, KoCo Carey and Latai Taumoepeau join us to discuss Performance Space's Queer Development Program. Tracks by Dylan Batty.

19 March 2017 | Justene Williams, Tea Uglow, and Cementa with Alex Wisser, John A Douglas and Teena Mccarthy

In this episode we were joined by Creative Director of Google Creative Lab, Tea Uglow. We chatted with local art legend, Justene Williams about her practice and her participation in the exhibition Under The Sun for Art Month Sydney. We discussed Cementa with Co-Director Alex Wisser, and exhibiting artists John A Douglas and Teena McCarthy. With tracks by Matthew Hopkins.

12 March 2017 | Janet Laurence, Save Our Sirius, and Vanessa Berry

On this episode we chat with prominent Australian artist Janet Laurence. Tao Gofer and Shaun Carter talk to us about the Save Our Sirius campaign and the movement resisting further gentrification of Miller's Point. Blogger and artist Vanessa Berry talks to us about her latest projects and upcoming book. Tracks by Michael Dagostino.

5 March 2017 | Adman: Warhol before pop, David Stratton, Superposition of three types

In this episode we are joined by curator Nicholas Chambers from Art Gallery of New South Wales to discuss Adman: Warhol before pop. David Stratton talks to Harry Milas about his new documentary feature David Stratton: A Cinematic Life. Exhibiting artists Jonny Niesche, Lara Merrett & Gemma Smith come in to chat about Superposition of three types at Artspace Sydney. Tracks by Hannah Brontë.

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