Join our special conversations with artists and curators from inside Untitled, Art on Wynwood Radio from 30 Nov to 4 Dec, 2016. We’re thrilled to add our energy to a fair that’s more of an international exhibition than any other we’ve encountered. Meet us at Ocean Drive and 12th Street, on Miami Beach, or click HERE to listen.
3:30pm Wed 30 Nov Sharon Louden and Hrag Vartanian: The Artist as Culture Producer
Sharon Louden is an artist exhibiting widely across the U.S. She’s Senior Critic at the New York Academy of Art and the editor of “Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists” published by Intellect Books and distributed by the University of Chicago Press. Louden’s second book, “The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life” will launch at the Strand Book Store on March 2, 2017 as a part of an extensive 80-stop conversation/book tour. The last book in the trilogy of Living and Sustaining a Creative Life books, “Last Artist Standing,” focusing on artists over 50 years of age, will be published in 2020.
Hrag Vartanian is editor-in-chief and co-founder of Hyperallergic, a publication he created in 2009 in response to the changes in the art world, publishing, and the distribution of information. Breaking news, award-winning reporting, informed opinions, and quality conversations about art have helped Hyperallergic reach over 1 million readers a month.
1pm Thu 1 Dec Christie van der Haak: More is More
Christie van der Haak is from The Hague, the Netherlands, studied design and fashion before becoming a painter interested in high color and decorative patterns. Her intricate and colorful patterns and designs are translated into tapestries and wall coverings, often creating immersive environments.
Sharon Aponte Misdea is Deputy director of collections and curatorial affairs at the Wolfsonian, dedicates herself to the preservation and interpretation of the modern design museum’s collection.
Silvia Barisione is a curator at The Wolfsonian whose research focuses primarily on 20th century design and prewar Italian architecture. She is curator of the Modern Dutch Design exhibition at The Wolfsonian.
Brooke Davis Anderson is Executive Director of Prospect New Orleans/U.S. Biennial. From 2010 to 2012 Anderson was Deputy Director of Curatorial Planning at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). In this role, Anderson oversaw the Watts Towers Conservation and Community Collaboration, and the “Curatorial Diversity Initiative,” a Mellon-funded pilot program aiming to change the demographics of professionals in museums across the nation.
Trevor Schoonmaker is the Artistic Director of the U.S. Triennial, Prospect New Orleans 4(P.4), scheduled to open November 11, 2017. He is also the Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Hired in 2006 as its first contemporary art curator, he has been instrumental in shaping the museum’s curatorial vision and contemporary art collection.
1:30pm Sat 3 Dec Zoë Buckman: Champ
Zoë Buckman is a New York-based multi-disciplinary artist working in sculpture, installation, and photography to explore themes of feminism, mortality, and equality. In Champ, on view at Pulse art fair this week, she joins a pair of her own boxing gloves with a neon diagram of the uterus in poetic response to the attack on Planned Parenthood in the United States. A continuation of Buckman’s ongoing series Mostly It’s Just Uncomfortable, the piece raises questions about health care, sex education, and women’s rights, while promoting female positivity.
1pm Sun 4 Dec Vivian Caccuri: Tambon Bass
Vivian Caccuri’s work creates interrelations among music, real and virtual architecture, public space, the body and performativity in objects, installations and performances. Vivian has developed projects in many cities in Brazil and abroad, including Manaus (Brazilian Amazon), Helsinki, Riga, Warsaw, Oslo, Valparaiso, Venice and Accra. Her sound works and compositions have been broadcasted in radio stations such as Resonance FM (London), Kunstradio (Vienna) and Rádio Mirabilis (Rio de Janeiro).
About the Host: Cathy Byrd
Cathy Byrd is a globally recognized independent contemporary art curator, critical writer, educator and podcaster with more than 20 years experience. In 2011, she launched the signature Fresh Art International podcast that features curated conversations with diverse contemporary artists, curators, filmmakers and architects from around the world. In fall 2016, Ms. Byrd began hosting a bi-weekly, hour-long Fresh Art International show on JoltRadio.org. Untitled art fair organizers invited her to host a daily Fresh Art International program on Untitled, radio during Miami Art Week 2016. Ms. Byrd writes features and reviews for Miami Rail, Art Papers, Art in America, and Sculpture magazine, among other art publications. She is a member of Independent Curators International (ICI), International Association of Curators (IKT), ArtTable, and the Association of Independents in Radio.