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#8 - Chase Hall on The Mountain School of Arts
The Mountain School of Arts is run by artists in California. Chase Hall is a self-taught artist living in New York. We met the day before he started this intendant arts program in LA. Now, some six months later, we catch up. As it turns out, his participation has made a huge impact on his trajectory as an artist. We conclude that it is important to create time for reflection.
#7 - Michael Shaw on Made in L.A.
Every other year, the Hammer museum organises a major survey of contemporary art from the greater LA area. Michael Shaw went back on multiple occasions. We talk about his experience of the show, and that he noticed an unusual high number of visitors. Michael Shaw is an artist and maker of the The Conversation Art Podcast. Jenny has been on his show, listen to it here.
#6 - Lisa Wade on Collateral Events
The Collateral Events and the 5x5x5 program are parallel events to the art biennale Manifesta 12, in Palermo, until November 4, 2018. Curator Lisa Wade talks about these events, the vibrant and welcoming Sicilian art scene, and the basics for the many start-ups growing around the island.
#5 - Mark Thomas Gibson on Disaster
Mark Thomas Gibson (b. 1980) is an American artist. The conversation revolves around disaster, including the moment that occurs after the rupture. A moment of clarity and forward motion, at the point where choices can be made on what to do next. About current affairs, his work process that starts with a proposition and how drawing helps to work something out.
#4 - Emanuel Röhss on Architecture and Time
Artist Emanuel Röhss grew up in Gothenburg, Sweden. Today he lives in Los Angeles. We talk about the differences between the two cities, aspects of sculpture and architecture and his site-specific outdoor sculpture installation De-Ruining, on view at Thielska in Stockholm, until October 7, 2018.
#3 - Constance Tenvik on Narration
Finding a mood and to pay attention to detail are vital components within multi-disciplinary Norwegian artist Constance Tenvik practice. Here she talks about her daily drawing routine, and a trip to Scotland, to reenact a grand vision for a video, and the unexpected result. We also speak about nature and Scandinavian children’s litteratur, like Astrid Lindgren, Roald Dahl and Mumin.
#2 - Kate Sutton on National Identity in a Global Art World
American writer and curator Kate Sutton has been regular contributor to artforum.com for a decade. For a long period of time she lived in Moscow and today she is based in Zagreb. Consequently, she has written about many artists located outside of places oftentimes describe as art centres, like London and New York. She mentions a couple of artist, among them Taus Makhacheva from Dagestan.
#1 - Yves Scherer on Money
Yves Scherer is an artist living in New York. Driving to his studio, we talk about the necessity of money. Money can buy the better material for a stretcher bar, money is at times hard to get. But at the centre of things stands the urge to create the most beautiful works.