Upbeat for Thursday 12 May 2016
1.00 Dabbling in dappling
Scottish born Kiwi glass artist Elizabeth McClure has been busy setting up her latest works for the Auckland Art Fair. Her series Dapple includes hand blown glass that's been sandblasted then enameled over and over again to create mottled markings.
1.20 Venturing into the visual arts
Our visual arts reviewer David Alsop is back, taking a look at the Auckland Art Fair, which is New Zealand premier international showcase for contemporary art. This year the Art Fair has works from more than 40 galleries around the world. And we explore the art of cameraless photography... yes there is such a thing.
1.40 Thinking on your feet
The New Zealand International Comedy festival is coming to a close this week. Some comics take weeks, months or even years to craft their set. But for improv comedian Jennifer O'Sullivan and improv musician Liam Kelly it's all about thinking on your feet.