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Entries from April 2015

Fresh Talk: Cheryl Pope

April 16th, 2015 · Comments

Chicago-based artist Cheryl Pope tells the back story of UpAgainst, a performance she presented on Miami Beach in late2014. Pope used only her head to box down 700transparent water-filled balloons that were suspended from the ceiling ina former auto body shop. The context for UpAgainst was AUTO BODY, afour-day video and performance project that took place during Miami Art Week 2014.

Sound Editor: Kris McConnachie | Performance audio courtesy the artist and Spinello Projects

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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art

Fresh Talk: Fountainhead Residency

April 2nd, 2015 · Comments

From El Salvador, Cuba, and Israel, Simón VegaCandelario, and Gil Yefman talk about their experiences as artists-in-residence at the Fountainhead Residency in Miami, Florida. Launched in 2008 by Kathryn and Dan Mikesell, Fountainhead is one of the local efforts to build a sustainable art scene in Miami. Our conversation takes place in the house and garden where the artists live and work.


Sound Editor: Kris McConnachie | Sound effects, courtesy the artists
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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · artist residency · Miami