Friday, February 22, 2013

Saturday Morning with Kim Hill: 23 February 2013

8:15 Frederick Kaufman: financialised food
9:05 Mary-Kay Wilmers: the London Review of Books
9:45 Art with Mary Kisler: Hundertwasser
10:05 Playing Favourites with Peter Skellern
11:05 To be confirmed
Producer: Mark Cubey
Wellington engineer: Steve Burridge
Auckland engineer: Jeremy Ansell

8:15 Frederick Kaufman
Frederick Kaufman has written about American food culture and other subjects for the New Yorker, Gourmet, the New York Times Magazine, and Harper's, where he is a contributing editor. He teaches at the City University of New York and CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism, and spoke with Kim Hill in 2008 about his book, A Short History of the American Stomach (Harcourt; ISBN 978-015-101-194-0). His new book is Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food (Wiley, ISBN: 978-0-470-63192-8).

9:05 Mary-Kay Wilmers
Mary-Kay Wilmers co-founded the London Review of Books, and has been its editor since 1992. She worked closely with New Zealand artist Peter Campbell, who was designer for the magazine since its first issue in 1979, and designed every cover from 1993 to his death in 2011. Campbell’s work is celebrated in the book Artwork (London Review of Books, ISBN: 978-178125-067-9) and at an exhibition currently showing at the Hirschfeld Gallery, City Gallery Wellington (to 21 Apr 2013), and at the Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland University (6 July to 10 August 2013).

9:45 Art with Mary Kisler: Hundertwasser
Mary Kisler is the Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, International Art, at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. Her touring exhibition Angels & Aristocrats, based on her book, opens at the Gallery on 23 March (to 16 June). Mary will discuss the life and work of Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Images under discussion are available for view by clicking on the Art on Saturday Morning link on the right hand side of the Saturday Morning web page.

10:05 Playing Favourites with Peter Skellern
English singer-songwriter and pianist Peter Skellern has released over 20 albums since his hit single You’re A Lady in 1972. He wrote the music and lyrics for the Roger Hall play about grandparents and grandchildren, You Can Always Hand Them Back, currently playing at Circa Theatre in Wellington (to 30 March). Roger and Peter are giving a free talk about the play and grandparenting, at Te Papa in Wellington on 24 February at 3pm.


On Saturday 23 February during Great Encounters between 6:06pm and 7:00pm on Radio New Zealand National, you can hear a repeat broadcast of Finlay Macdonald’s interview from 16 February with Professor Joanna Aizenberg.

Preview: 2 March
Next week, Kim Hill’s guests will include Earthships creator Michael Reynolds and the multi-talented Crispin Glover.

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