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A culture, art, and music podcast

A culture, art, and music podcast

Location:

United States

Description:

A culture, art, and music podcast

Language:

English


Episodes

The Post-Pandemic Hybrid Episode | Ep 66

3/31/2022
Joe and Matthew sit down to discuss their arts reading stacks. A bit of nourishment for the creative life is offered. A book review is reviewed. Recording locations are swapped, resulting in the first hybrid episode. “Hallmarkian” is used as a descriptor. Joe provides the Audio Pick of the Day. (Un)required Resources For Episode 66 […] The post The Post-Pandemic Hybrid Episode | Ep 66 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:38:35

Nothing Being Wasted With Masa Sasaki | Ep 65

10/15/2021
Ceramicist Masa Sasaki joins Joe and Matthew. Together, they discuss the differences between pottery and ceramics. Masa sheds light on the steps in the process. Form versus function is explored. Masa’s work is viewed in the light of his unique history and perspective. Discoveries are made, and inspiration is found. (Un)required Resources For Episode 65 […] The post Nothing Being Wasted With Masa Sasaki | Ep 65 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:48:36

Moving On . . . | Ep 64

9/19/2021
Joe and Matthew discuss the compartmentalization of creativity. They catch up on the often dreaded life event of moving – studios, houses, and art. Recent experiences and the best – and not-so-great – practices of art handling and placement are shared. Matthew provides the Audio Pick of the Day. (Un)required Resources For Episode 64 A […] The post Moving On . . . | Ep 64 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:30:07

Looking Up With Suzana Brborović | Ep 63

7/10/2021
Painter Suzana Brborović joins Joe and Matthew for a conversation about her practice and studio life in Leipzig. Architecture, politics, and socio-economic factors in her work are discussed. Layers are peeled back. Some monuments prove unintended. Memorials are deconstructed. Discipline and balance in the artist’s life are examined. Doubt is determined to be helpful. A […] The post Looking Up With Suzana Brborović | Ep 63 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:01:03:23

Art Sausage | Ep 62

5/27/2021
Aspects of making, distributing, and presenting art are explored as Joe and Matthew mix up the format a bit. Recent trends in arts news are explored in a fresh and newly refined Art News Stack segment. Matthew attempts to demystify cryptocurrency and NFTs. Joe provides an Audio Pick of the Day with multiple visual art […] The post Art Sausage | Ep 62 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:40:01

Leslie Parks Bailey: Earth Mama Superstar | Ep 61

4/22/2021
From reality cooking show celebrity to helping local farmers, Leslie Parks Bailey talks with Joe and Matthew about her creative life – as well as her life among creatives. The conversation begins with the problem of labels: Does she consider herself a chef? Whether it is the daily routine or the inspiration for a new […] The post Leslie Parks Bailey: Earth Mama Superstar | Ep 61 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:01:02:55

Scarcity And The Stylistic Quantum Leap | Ep 60

3/31/2021
Why not begin Brain Fuzz Season 3 by comparing and contrasting the approaches of Frank Zappa and Marcel Duchamp? In the triumphant return of the Brain Fuzz art, music, and culture podcast, Joe and Matthew discuss the drive of an artist or creative person to create. How does that person adjust to a shifting environment […] The post Scarcity And The Stylistic Quantum Leap | Ep 60 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:41:51

Art World Navigation With Tim Schrager (Part 2) | Episode 59

2/9/2020
In part two of this final conversation from their Temporary Art Center residency, Joe and Matthew continue their discussion with art collector and arts benefactor Tim Schrager. An anecdote from a studio visit with artist Tom Sachs illustrates the connection between the art object and its meaning to the collector. Commissions and the public art […] The post Art World Navigation With Tim Schrager (Part 2) | Episode 59 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:53:17

Art World Navigation With Tim Schrager (Part 1) | Episode 58

1/19/2020
Art collector and arts benefactor Tim Schrager joins Joe and Matthew for a two-part conversation during their residency at The Temporary Art Center. They reflect on The Temporary Art Center and his role in it. (If you’re looking to throw a pop-up show, you could build a list of lessons learned from this by the […] The post Art World Navigation With Tim Schrager (Part 1) | Episode 58 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:51:25

Fredrik Brauer At The Temporary Art Center | Episode 57

12/28/2019
Photographer Fredrik Brauer joins Joe and Matthew for a discussion on his career path and how a photographer arrives – or maybe never arrives – at a final, defined identity. Described as an architectural photographer, Fredrik shares his thoughts on architecture and light as subjects and just what those images may be saying to us. […] The post Fredrik Brauer At The Temporary Art Center | Episode 57 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:41:04

Jill Frank At The Temporary Art Center | Episode 56

12/22/2019
Photographer Jill Frank joins Joe and Matthew in their Temporary Art Center studio to discuss her work, her process, and her first foray into video. Large format cameras and photography – Jill’s tool and method of choice – are explored. The large format footprint within the context of our modern surroundings is considered. Dust and […] The post Jill Frank At The Temporary Art Center | Episode 56 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:54:01

Jen Ray & Jason Forrest At The Temporary Art Center | Episode 55

12/16/2019
Artist Jen Ray and electronic music producer Jason Forrest chat about her art, what it now means to identify as an “artist,” and more on this first couples’ edition of the Brain Fuzz arts podcast. From Atlanta to New York to Berlin and back again, the two share their creative journeys. Jen discusses her work […] The post Jen Ray & Jason Forrest At The Temporary Art Center | Episode 55 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:59:51

Drew Conrad At The Temporary Art Center | Episode 54

12/4/2019
Artist Drew Conrad joins Joe and Matthew at The Temporary Art Center to discuss his work, travel, and the role that music has played in his practice. Following up on an earlier theme, the nature of reward is examined. Horizons of the west are explored. The DIY vs white glove treatment is unpacked. Speaking of […] The post Drew Conrad At The Temporary Art Center | Episode 54 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:53:15

Joe Peragine At The Temporary Art Center | Episode 53

11/27/2019
Artist Joe Peragine joins Joe (the other one) and Matthew for a discussion on his art practice, work, and its connection to the natural and post-natural worlds. The meaning of success is explored. Audio choices in the studio are shared. The merits of bad taxidermy are considered. A previous guest walks in to join them […] The post Joe Peragine At The Temporary Art Center | Episode 53 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:55:22

Stuart Horodner At The Temporary Art Center | Episode 52

11/24/2019
Curator and Director of the University of Kentucky Art Museum, Stuart Horodner, joins Joe and Matthew on opening night of the Temporary Art Center. A repeat Brain Fuzzer, Stuart shares insights on how projects like the Temporary Art Center come together and why artists often need channels like pop-up shows. Questions are fielded from the […] The post Stuart Horodner At The Temporary Art Center | Episode 52 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:41:27

Marc Brotherton At The Temporary Art Center | Episode 51

11/22/2019
Opening night at the Temporary Art Center in Atlanta kicks off with a conversation among Joe, Matthew, and artist Marc Brotherton. They uncover new insights about Marc’s work and its tie to arcade games. Screen sizes and scale are discussed. Entertainment vs art is debated. The Brain Fuzz Analog Messaging Center is activated. (Un)required Resources for Episode […] The post Marc Brotherton At The Temporary Art Center | Episode 51 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:42:42

Well, It’s Temporary . . . | Episode 50

11/9/2019
In this brief episode, Joe and Matthew meet up again with artist Scott Ingram to observe their 50th episode milestone and announce a residency at the Temporary Art Center. It is exactly what it sounds like: A temporary project – a kind of pop up on speed – organized by Scott, and the scope is […] The post Well, It’s Temporary . . . | Episode 50 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:11:27

Gregory Harris And Geometric Dislocation | Episode 49

11/6/2019
Curator of photography Gregory Harris joins Joe and Matthew at a special location to talk curation, types of photography, museum culture, and the ins and outs of such institutional challenges as wall text. Specifically, they examine social documentary and the differences among related genres. Technology shifts across decades are put into context. “Film vs Digital” is observed as […] The post Gregory Harris And Geometric Dislocation | Episode 49 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:01:04:54

Scott Ingram And The Bigger Pond (Part 2) | Episode 48

8/27/2019
In this much anticipated follow up to an earlier episode, artist Scott Ingram shares his thoughts on a recent exhibition that was literally demolished. In the resulting discussion, the origin of creative ideas is observed, and they explore the very nature of creative practice. Biennials are discussed – including their role and related curatorial challenges. A sober […] The post Scott Ingram And The Bigger Pond (Part 2) | Episode 48 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:58:17

Christina West Pulls Us Into Three Dimensions | Episode 47

7/1/2019
The sculpture studio of artist Christina West is the site of a discussion on her work, practice, and aspects of the creative life. A basketball goal triggers a discussion on work / life balance while maintaining an arts career. A Mattress Factory show is discussed. Controversy and another c-word (censorship) plays a role. A centuries-old […] The post Christina West Pulls Us Into Three Dimensions | Episode 47 appeared first on Brain Fuzz.

Duration:00:46:07