We revisit sonic encounters at the 57th Venice Art Biennale, when Italy was the first stop on our six-week Fresh Art International field expedition. In May 2017, preview days for the global exhibition presented an ephemeral opportunity to record the voices of curators, artists, and sounds of installations, performances and events. This episode features our experiences in the pavilions of France, Germany and Nigeria, and our walk through Egyptian artist Hassan Khan’s outdoor sound environment.
For our Playlist series, Miami-based artist Eddie Arroyo introduces The Art of Capitalism episode from 2018. Listen to find out what art has to say about our careening global economy.
In Miami, Florida, we take you to meet cultural producers leading the way in local collaborative place making. Five Miami-based artists and an art archivist have come together to energize Dimensions Variable (DV), a new contemporary art space they’re animating with artist studios, exhibitions, events and special projects. In this gathering place for art and culture, they aim to spark a dialogue about collective creativity as a way of life.
Art historian and curator Deborah Barkun introduces an episode from her Fresh Art International playlist: Our conversation with Ivorian artist Joana Choumali, first released on April 30, 2018.
Today’s conversation is the first in our new Playlist series. We’re inviting artists, curators, architects, writers, filmmakers, cultural producers and other listeners to introduce episodes from their playlists. Here, curator Sasha Dees introduces Surinamese-Dutch artist Remy Jungerman.
Public art meets poetry in the month-long festival known as O, Miami. We sit down with visual artists Najja Moon and Michelle Lisa Polissaint and O, Miami’s managing director Melody Santiago Cummings to talk about their work and introduce site-specific projects that bring poetry to communities.
Meet the creative hive that’s transforming the cultural landscape of Tampa, Florida. While the coastal city may still be best known to for its cigar-making history and vulnerability to rising sea levels, we discover an animated art scene. This is where new and established studios, public art projects, dynamic DIY galleries, avante-garde festivals, and networked community hubs are inventing fresh opportunities for public engagement with contemporary art.
Globally engaged curators talk about themes we’ll explore during the 2019 IKT Congress in Miami. Ground zero for sea level rise, Miami is the ideal context for our conversation on how art and visual culture are changing public perception of today’s climate crisis.
This flashback to Norway 2017 features our sonic encounters and conversations with artists, curators and cultural producers in the capital city of Oslo and in Tromsø, a small town north of the Arctic Circle.