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Entries from February 2013

Fresh Talk: Valerie Cassel Oliver

February 25th, 2013 · Comments

In Houston, Cathy Byrd meets Senior Curator Valerie Cassel Oliver at the Contemporary Arts Museum to tour Valerie’s latest exhibition project: Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art. Recipient of the 2011 David C. Driskell Prize for her contribution to the field of African American art history, Valerie talks about what it means to be a curator and how everything starts with a question.


Sound Editor: Eric Schwartz | Photos: Joe DeMarco and CAMH | Episode Sound: Excerpts of performance art projects in this order: Ben Patterson, Pond, 1962; Shaun El C. Leonardo, The Arena, 2012; Trenton Doyle Hancock, Devotion, 2013; Ben Patterson, Ant, 1960-2010
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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · public art · Radical Presence · Valerie Cassel Oliver

Fresh Talk: Adam Schreiber

February 4th, 2013 · Comments

Cathy Byrd meets Chicago-based photographer Adam Schreiber at an outdoor coffee house on East 5th Street in Austin,Texas. Adam talks about the sense of place that influenced his 2010 residency project at ArtPace San Antonio and how spatial dynamics affected the way he photographed the contemporary art collection of philanthropist and artist Linda Pace in her San Antonio residence.

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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · photography · Artist · Austin