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The Living Room - Series Two (excerpts) Television (Excerpts) – 2004 - 2005 Magazine Arts/Culture

The Living Room - Series Two (excerpts)

Television (Excerpts) – 2004 - 2005 Magazine Arts/Culture

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The opening credits for this series.

Dub band Kora (dir. Louis Sutherland).

Outsider artist and mathematician, Martin Thompson (dir. Mark Albiston).

Writer/playwright Mitch Tawi Thomas (dir. Mark Albiston).

Vocalist and songwriter Lotus Hartley (dir. Mike Bridgman).

Street artists Mephisto Jones and Arlo Edwards; featuring gallery owner Peter McLeavey (dirs. Simon Baumfield and Mark Albiston).

Dunedin-based painter James Robinson (dir. Mark Albiston).

Aaron Beck, factory worker, illustrator and animator (dir. Jason Naran).

Pakeha and Ngati Kuri descent novelist Kelly Ana Morey (dir. Simon Baumfield).

Vintage retailer and artist/musician, Violet Faigan (dir. Mark Albiston).

Dean Parkin aka Dean Sacred, Auckland tattooist (dir. Simon Baumfield).

Shigeyuki Kihara, transgender artist of Japanese and Samoan descent (dir. Makerita Urale).

Anthony Donaldson, drummer and sound explorer (dir. Jane Wynyard).

Flow On Show Productions, hip hop artists from Mt Manganui and Whenuapai Air force Base (dir. Louis Sutherland).

NYC-based Kiwi multimedia artist Matt Campbell (dir. Nathan Morris).

Fashion designer Sally Tran (a Hawkes Bay-Vietnamese hybrid) and her Generation MTV fashion show in Wellington (dir. Mark Albiston).

Eugene Hansen - aka VJ Rex - a multimedia artist based in Wellington (dir. Simon Baumfield).

Taranaki-based assemblage artist and mathematician, Dale Copeland (dir. Simon Baumfield).

Rachelle Pederson, clothing designer and fabric artist; also featuring Kristine Crabb (dir. Bernadine Lim)

A performance of Taika Waititi's Incredible Show; including the characters Derek and Gunter (dir. Mark Albiston).

Taranaki-raised, Auckland-based costume designer and steel sculptor Caroline Robinson (dir. Simon Baumfield).

A magazine show with an edge, The Living Room won awards for its creative and dynamic approach to covering the arts. These excerpts from series two cover a wide range of artists, from those working in multimedia to those puttng stencil art on walls. Also featured are dub band Kora, novelist Kelly Ana Morey and drummer Anthony Donaldson. In the second to last clip, Taika Waititi pretends he hasn't done any rehearsals for his one man show Taika's Incredible Show, which features an alien with ridiculous teeth and Gunther the dancing German. 

Key Cast & Crew

Mike Bridgman

Director

Simon Baumfield

Director

Jason Naran

Director