Carriageworks Isolation Soundtracks

Join us on Spotify as we soundtrack these strange times. Each Friday we’ll be presenting new playlists from our curatorial team and collaborators. Listen below or on the Spotify app.



1 May 2020

Rapper and Solid Ground Artist-In-Residence Nooky shares his playlist ‘NOOKYS Tunes N Dat’.

‘This playlist is a mix of songs that I’m currently listening to and that I grew up on, nothing but bangers!’



24 Apr 2020

Carriageworks CEO Blair French shares his playlist, ‘Last Century Over the Water’.

‘Isolation engenders reminiscence, and time to browse bookshelves, dig out  photo albums (those venerable hard copy sort), and flick through old vinyl collections. Here’s a soundtrack of sorts to the final two decades of last century, over the water in Aotearoa.’




17 Apr 2020

Tina Havelock Stevens, Carriageworks Resdient Artist at The Clothing Store Studios, shares her playlist ‘Travelling in These Times’ – ‘A mix of recent sonic sightseeing from my kitchen to yours’.




10 Apr 2020

Lawrence English of Room40, curator of Open Frame at Carriageworks, treats us to ‘Lovesongs for the Joyfully Alone’. Float away with this perfect isolation listening.




3 Apr 2020

Artist Giselle Stanborough and Curator Daniel Mudie Cunningham concoct a playlist for their exhibition Cinopticon, currently not on view at Carriageworks.