Arts Friday Cementa22 Contemporary Art Festival Live Broadcast from KRR-FM, Kandos NSW

A special live-to-air broadcast on the opening day of the four-day Contemporary Art Festival, Cementa22 in the regional town of Kandos in the Central Tablelands of NSW, Thursday, 19 May, 4.30pm – 6.00pm, from  KRR-FM, then broadcast on Arts Friday, 20th May 2022.

The program features artist, storyteller, poet and Dabee Wiradjuri man Peter Swain. Carnival Catastrophe, is the Modern Art Projects Blue Mountains project and it engages eight artists in an exhibition that responds to the recent and ongoing environmental cycles of drought, bush fires and flood. Fiona Davies, curator and artist, joins along with two other participating artists, Beata Geyer and Tom Isaacs provide us insight. WeiZen Ho talks on her work, Differently, Possibly is an intimate engagement with local residents exploring attitudes to death and dying. Ivey Wawn makes dance based work for various contexts. She explains her practice that centres on embodiment and on the historic specificity of capitalist social relations, with particular interest in power, control and consent in the organisation of labour. Alex Wisser, Director, Cementa22, talks to the Art Addict, John Feitelson, on securing ownership of the Wayout Space and Gallery.

Sydney-based bands, Cloudbird, Rubbernecker and Syntax Error, who performed on the opening night at the Kandos RSL, curated by Fleur Wiber, are showcased.

The Cementa22 program:
Kandos Radio station:

Arts Friday Cementa22 special is co-produced and co-presented by Angela Stretch and Roger Heap, Director and radio-maker at KRR-FM.

The program is dedicated to the memory of James Varley-Ross.

Arts Friday acknowledges the Wiradjuri people as the Traditional Custodians of Kandos, where the program was broadcast at KRR-FM in the Central Tablelands of NSW.

Arts Friday Cementa19 Contemporary Art Festival Live Broadcast from KRR-FM, Kandos NSW

A special live-to-air broadcast during Cementa19 Contemporary Art Festival in Kandos at KRR-FM in 2019.

On the opening day of the Festival, Thursday, 19 May, 4.30pm – 6.00pm, we will be broadcasting live from Kandos on KRR-FM for Cementa22. The program will feature artists, organisers and locals. The subsequent recording will then be broadcast on Arts Friday the next morning, 20th May, and then made available online.

The Cementa22 program:
Kandos Radio station:

 Arts Friday acknowledge the acknowledge the custodians of the Radio.Dabee tribe, of the Wiradjuri people, from which the program was produced at KRR-FM, Kandos, NSW.

Program 07-22 Arts Friday on Eastside Radio: 060522

The Central Tablelands of NSW contemporary arts festival Cementa returns after being postponed last year. Cementa is a Biennial Festival set in the regional town of Kandos from May 19 – 22. Alex Wisser, Founder and Director of Cementa, talks us through the Cementa 22 program.

Culture Vault is a new curated platform and creative agency that presents and sells high-quality NFTs and helps artists and cultural brands navigate the block chain. Culture Vault presents the first solo exhibition and NFT drop of works by Sydney based digital artist Mikkapedia. RGB, is the title of the exhibition, which is set to explore the array of colours resulting from the combination of the primary colours using cutting edge technology to display 3D animations with holographic effects onto 8 fans. Michelle Grey, is the CEO of Culture Vault, and the co-founder of Art Matters and she tell us more.

Produced and presented by Angela Stretch.

Arts Friday acknowledge the custodians of the Gadigal lands from which the program has been produced and broadcasts from at Eastside Radio.


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