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Entries from November 2011

Fresh Talk: Janet Biggs

November 20th, 2011 · Comments

New York-based video artist Janet Biggs makes an extreme sport of her creative expression. In this conversation, Janet considers the psychological and physical challenges behind the video projects on view in No Limit, her current mid-career survey organized by the Tampa Museum of Art. The exhibition runs from October 8, 2011 through January 8, 2012.

Sound Editor: Jeff T. Byrd
Photos Courtesy Janet Biggs and Cathy Byrd
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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · film · photography · Artist

Fresh Talk: Kate Hers

November 7th, 2011 · Comments

In this episode of Art Talk, Kate Hers, a Korean-born video artist based in Berlin, describes the German art scene and explains how she raised funds through Kickstarter for Dr. Rhee's Kimtschi Shop. The artist and her partner, physicist Hanjo Rhee, will trade their special version of Korea’s national treasure for cultural artifacts from the shop's customers from November 19 to 25, 2011, at Das Gift, in Berlin.

Sound Editor: Ira Kip
Photos: Kate Hers
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Tags: Fresh Talk · video · film · Artist · video art · installation

Fresh Talk: William Pope L

November 3rd, 2011 · Comments

William Pope.L, a performance artist and interventionist based in Chicago and Lewiston, Maine, presented a magic lantern show titled Blink for Prospect.2 New Orleans, the 2011 U.S. Biennial. For his project, the artist composed a film from more than a thousand images donated by the people of New Orleans. 

Sound Editor: Jeff T. Byrd
Photos: Cathy Byrd
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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · public art · performance art · Artist · Prospect New Orleans · William Pope.L