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Conversations on contemporary art and culture in Los Angeles and beyond

Conversations on contemporary art and culture in Los Angeles and beyond
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Conversations on contemporary art and culture in Los Angeles and beyond

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Episodes

LA-Based Luis Reyes, Executive Producer and Partner of Butcher Bird Studios

11/14/2017
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Luis talks about his past work in theater and discusses his current role as a partner and executive producer at Butcher Bird Studios focusing on film and television. The final part of our conversation is entirely devoted to the medium of Virtual Reality and how it plays a role in media today as well as art.

Duration: 01:18:29


038 LA-Based Artist Karl Haendel

9/20/2017
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Karl discusses issues of creating narratives and dialogues between the personal and social aspects of life, challenging the expectations of an audience, and how he navigates the business side of the art world.

Duration: 01:06:56


037 LA-Based Comedian Christina Catherine Martinez

7/23/2017
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Christina speaks about life as a stand-up comedian after coming from the art world, parallels between writing for comedy and writing for art, and how good comedic material provides flexibility so the audience can engage.

Duration: 01:19:25


036 Artistic Director Martha Graham Dance Company, Janet Eilber

7/9/2017
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Janet speaks about the living archive of the Martha Graham Dance Company and its evolving legacy, keeping new classics relevant for a contemporary audience, and engaging a new generation in collaboration.

Duration: 00:44:21


035 FLAG Art Foundation's "The Times" with David Colman, Contributing Writer at NYT

6/5/2017
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This special five part series has been commissioned by Flag Art Foundation for their exhibition "The Times". The exhibition uses The New York Times as its point of departure and features over 80 artists, artist duos, and collectives who use the "paper of record" to address and reframe issues that impact our everyday lives. These interviews are with current and former editors and writers who speak about their experiences working for The New York Times, including David Colman, contributing...

Duration: 00:31:39


034 FLAG Art Foundation's "The Times" with Rick Rojas, Reporter at NYT

6/1/2017
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This special five part series has been commissioned by Flag Art Foundation for their exhibition "The Times". The exhibition uses The New York Times as its point of departure and features over 80 artists, artist duos, and collectives who use the "paper of record" to address and reframe issues that impact our everyday lives. These interviews are with current and former editors and writers who speak about their experiences working for The New York Times, including David Colman, contributing...

Duration: 00:45:46


033 FLAG Art Foundation's "The Times" with Randy Kennedy, Reporter at NYT

6/1/2017
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This special five part series has been commissioned by Flag Art Foundation for their exhibition "The Times". The exhibition uses The New York Times as its point of departure and features over 80 artists, artist duos, and collectives who use the "paper of record" to address and reframe issues that impact our everyday lives. These interviews are with current and former editors and writers who speak about their experiences working for The New York Times, including David Colman, contributing...

Duration: 00:43:54


032 FLAG Art Foundation's "The Times" with Andrea Kannapell, Briefings editor at NYT

6/1/2017
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This special five part series has been commissioned by Flag Art Foundation for their exhibition "The Times". The exhibition uses The New York Times as its point of departure and features over 80 artists, artist duos, and collectives who use the "paper of record" to address and reframe issues that impact our everyday lives. These interviews are with current and former editors and writers who speak about their experiences working for The New York Times, including David Colman, contributing...

Duration: 01:03:46


031 FLAG Art Foundation's "The Times", with Michael Owen, News Desk Editor at NYT

6/1/2017
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This special five part series has been commissioned by Flag Art Foundation for their exhibition "The Times". The exhibition uses The New York Times as its point of departure and features over 80 artists, artist duos, and collectives who use the "paper of record" to address and reframe issues that impact our everyday lives. These interviews are with current and former editors and writers who speak about their experiences working for The New York Times, including David Colman, contributing...

Duration: 00:57:20


029 NY-Based MOMA Curatorial Assistant of Painting and Sculpture, Emily Liebert

5/1/2017
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Emily speaks to her role as a Curatorial assistant at MOMA, and her work on the Robert Rauschenberg retrospective Among Friends. We also discuss the work of Eleanor Anton and the exhibition Multiple Occupancy: Eleanor Antin's "Selves", curated by Emily in 2013.

Duration: 00:41:04


028 LA-Based Artist and Educator Soo Kim

4/23/2017
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Soo speaks about her life as an artist and educator, the lack of equivalency in teaching standards, the role art schools in Los Angeles play in creating community, and the pressures artists deal with in producing work for commercial spaces.

Duration: 00:48:45


027 LA-Based Artist Lazaros

4/15/2017
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Lazaros discusses avoiding the dogmatic nature of religion, cults and religious movements, origins of faith speaking to society, magic, and Mormonism.

Duration: 00:51:22


026 LA-Based Artist Emily Mast

2/25/2017
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Emily and I discuss what makes a finished performance piece, what aspects of performance art can be problematic for a viewer, supporting yourself as an artist, and why she takes issue with the notion of absolute truth.

Duration: 00:59:54


025 Mumbai-Based Curator Diana Campbell Betancourt

12/22/2016
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Diana C. Betancourt is a Los Angeles-born curator based in Mumbai who has been working across South Asia since 2010. She is the Artistic Director of the Samdani Art Foundation in Dhaka and the Chief Curator of the Dhaka Art Summit. We speak about her entrance into the art world, the influence of arts within South Asia, and the important role of expanding artistic relationships inside and outside of the region.

Duration: 00:33:31


024 LA-Based BBQLA Gallerists/Artists Adam Beris, Timo Fahler, and Thomas Linder

12/7/2016
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Adam, Timo, and Thomas discuss the logistics of opening a gallery, how the gallery programming reflects their studio practices, and the difficult choices that are made for their own artistic endeavors.

Duration: 00:46:26


023 LA-Based Artist John Seal

11/26/2016
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John details how he creates questions within his artwork for the viewer, when his sculpture informs his paintings, and asks the question of why what we make matters beyond the art world.

Duration: 01:06:20


022 LA-Based Artist Ragen Moss

10/24/2016
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Ragen talks about the friction between text and sculpture, commitment to ones craft, and the perception and realities of an artists life.

Duration: 00:48:15


020 LA-Based Artist Jake Kean Mayman

10/19/2016
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Jake speaks about his studio practice and the role of fear in the modern psyche, his mistrust of corporate media, manifest destiny, and his love for the city of Los Angeles.

Duration: 00:53:51


018 LA-Based Chris Adler of Adler and Edmark, Co-founder of VACANCY

9/1/2016
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LA based artist duo Chris Adler and Ali Edmark are the co-directors and curators behind the collaborative exhibition space VACANCY. Chris discusses the balancing act of maintaining an art practice and running a gallery, having a full time job to pay the bills, and his relationship with Ali, his partner in life and work.

Duration: 01:10:34


004 NY-Based Curator Dan Cameron

5/29/2016
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Dan Cameron discusses critical writing becoming a function of the market, approaches to curating, the legacy of Marcia Tucker, and issues of gay and lesbian identity in contemporary art. "...your identity can be the source of your work...today, not only is that accepted, it's cliché. That wasn't always the case." D.C.

Duration: 01:11:32

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