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Synopsis

Little Bushman muso Warren Maxwell goes west in this edition of The Gravy, to meet a trio of artists creating work in the shadow of Mt Taranaki. Waru Wharehoka, an autistic painter, makes abstract works, is obsessed with weapons and zombies, and takes Maxwell on a paddle beneath New Plymouth. Assemblage artist Dale Copeland scavenges plane wrecks on the mountain and dead friend's teeth for her art. And photographer Fiona Clark discusses why she used colour film to snap her controversial 1975 drag queen images, and using a photo to help save the Waitara River.

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 Louis Sutherland
 Tom Kelly
 Warren Maxwell

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Quotes

So Lycra-clothed skinheads: you’ve got the best chance of defending yourselves against the zombies …? 
They sees piles of junk, I see piles of treasure and potential. 
They [the Māori women in the photo] had this wonderful thing of kina and mussels and there they are: scooping them all out, all raw ... we turfed out the mayor, we got a completely new council ... we then built the flashest new treatment plant New Zealand had ever seen.