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Entries from September 2012

Fresh Talk: Helena Reckitt

September 24th, 2012 · Comments

On Skype, Cathy Byrd speaks with London-based curator Helena Reckitt about the artists she selected to participate in Nuit Blanche, Toronto, 2012. Projects in Once More With Feeling, Helena's curatorial zone, will animate ideas of repetition, remaking, renewal and revolt. The annual art event that brings a million people out onto the streets of the city from dusk to dawn takes place this Saturday, 29 September.

Sound Editor: Leo Madriz

Photos courtesy Helena Reckitt

Episode Sound Performers, in order of appearance: Katie Paterson, Hadley+Maxwell, Susan Stenger

The ProjectsPlanes, Trish Brown Dance Company | Earth–Moon–Earth (Moonlight Sonata Reflected from the Surface of the Moon), Katie Paterson | Smells Like Spirit, Hadley+Maxwell | Thought Balloon, Brian Cauley | Moth Maze, Oliver Husain | The Structures Of Everyday Life: Full Circle, Susan Stenger | The Day After, Tomorrow, Dave Dyment | Tremolo, Maeve Brennan, Ruth Ewan | Ensemble for Mixed Use, JD Walsh | Body Xerox, Simon Denny, Yngve Holen

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Tags: Fresh Talk · Canada · Artist · curator

Fresh Talk: Jen Ray

September 16th, 2012 · Comments

Cathy Byrd connects by Skype with Jennifer Ray, a contemporary artist from North Carolina. Based in Berlin for the past eight of years with her husband Jason Forrest, aka DJ DonnaSummer, Jen heads back to the U.S. this fall. Jen talks about life in Berlin, her recent exhibitions and her new book, Ain't We Got Fun.

Sound Editor: Leo Madriz 
Photos courtesy the artist Episode 
Sound:  Jen Ray,  Double Action, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, 2010
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Tags: · · Fresh Talk · contemporary art · music festival · Artist · new age

Fresh Talk: Artpace San Antonio Artists in Residence

September 3rd, 2012 · Comments

This episode features participants in the most recent International Artist in Residence Program at Artpace San Antonio. Cathy Byrd speaks with Leslie Hewitt, Jacco Olivier and Mike Osborne, artists selected by curator Sarah Lewis, about their residency experiences. The projects they created are on view at Artpace in New Works: 12.2 through September 23, 2012.

Listen to Cathy's conversation with Sarah Lewis on Fresh TALK, August 27, 2012.

Sound Editor: Leo Madriz

Photo credits noted in captions

Episode Sound: Soundtrack of a video work by Juan Miguel Ramos titled Yo Vendo Unos Ojos Negros, 2012

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Tags: Fresh Talk · artist residency · Artist · curator · Texas