Originally published 2015, and refreshed in 2020, this issue includes conversations with curators, artists, and communities involved in contemporary art biennials in Santa Fe, New Orleans, and Montreal. Explore Issue 1 of our Research Guide, to remember the past and imagine the future of biennial-style exhibitions.
Nashville, Tennessee, Music City, U.S.A., aims to become known as the nation’s start up capital, too. Every year since 2012, Launch Tennessee hosts the 36|86 Entrepreneurship Festival to encourage new business endeavors. In 2019, Festival organizers invited Fresh Art International to curate a presentation around building the creative economy.
For a live audience gathered inside the historic Acme Seed & Feed building, we bring to the stage Nashvillian Harry Allen, boutique banker, Emily Best, Los Angeles based filmmaker and film producer, and Andrea Zieher, director of Tennessee’s near future contemporary art triennial. Our conversation reveals how the same risk taking and innovation that drive all startups fuel the most impactful creative entrepreneurship.