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Entries from November 2016

Miami Art Week 2016 Edition-Jolt Radio-30Nov2016

November 30th, 2016 · Comments

Follow along as we preview Miami Art Week 2016—from performances planned for Art Basel‘s Public Sector to a look behind the scenes of Untitled Art Fair. First, we hear how New York-based artist Naama Tsabar‘s and Tom Tom magazine publisher Mindy Abovitz’s art and music worlds collide. Next, we visit Spinello Projects to catch up with Naama Tsabar and learn about Transitions #3, her Miami debut solo exhibition running concurrently with Art Basel Miami Beach 2016. Finally, we learn about the UNTITLED. Art Fair from the Programming Director Amanda Schmitt.

Sound Editor: Guney Ozsan


Tags: Fresh Talk · Art Basel Miami Beach · Miami Art Week · Miami Beach · Live Radio

Alexis Gideon on Myth and Memory

November 24th, 2016 · Comments

Artist Alexis Gideon talks about myth and memory in his newest animated video opera: The Comet and The Glacier. He brings this musical narrative to life at Locust Projects, Miami, Florida. Gideon's intense multi-media environmental installation takes visitors on a journey into his imagination and serves as the stage for his performances during Miami Art Week 2016.

Sound Editor: Guney Ozsan | Sound effects courtesy Alexis Gideon


Tags: Fresh Talk · opera · video opera · environmental installation · art podcast

New Performance Art-Jolt Radio-16Nov2016

November 16th, 2016 · Comments

Our show is a feast of new performance art projects. Hear the conversation Cathy Byrd recorded with artist William Pope.L one night during the roving street performance he created for the 32nd Bienal São Paulo. Learn about the Tide by Side processional event planned for the Faena Art District on Miami Beach from curator Claire Tancons and artist Marinella Senatore. Also in the studio, Alexis Gideon introduces the multi-media opera The Comet and the Glacier he brings to Locust Projects, Miami.


Tags: Fresh Talk · performance art · William Pope.L · street performance · performance · political art · sao paulo · Live Radio

Pope L on Endurance

November 10th, 2016 · Comments

American artist William Pope.L talks about endurance in performance art and shares the story of Baile, or Ball, the project he created for the 32nd São Paulo Biennial. Based on Pope.L’s research into recent political frictions and social inequalities in Brazil, the theatrical endurance project involves three pairs of professional dancers taking 8 hour shifts to perform 24 hours a day, for four days. They walk and dance along a mapped-out route at the heart of the city.

Sound editor: Guney Ozsan


Tags: Fresh Talk

Martha Wilson on Political Performance Art

November 2nd, 2016 · Comments

Artist Martha Wilson talks about her political performance art and why she took on the guise of Republican candidate Donald Trump during the 2016 United States Presidential election season. Wilson is a pioneering feminist artist known for her politically charged photography, video and performance work. She’s also founder of Franklin Furnace, an artist-run performance and exhibition space in New York City. Listen to this episode to learn how America's Culture Wars* have sparked her political satire for decades and hear the artist's impersonations of Nancy Reagan, Barbara Bush, Tipper Gore, and Donald Trump.

Sound Editor: Guney Ozsan

Tags: contemporary art · performance art · political performance art · political satire · Martha Wilson · Franklin Furnace

Contemporary Black Art in Miami-Jolt Radio-02Nov2016

November 2nd, 2016 · Comments

Bringing local creatives into the studio at Jolt Radio, Miami, we dig into the world of contemporary black art and the black imagination. Curator Valerie Cassel Oliver sets the tone in a conversation we recorded about her exhibition project: Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art. We expand the dialogue to include introduce artists, filmmakers and curators working with black art, film and collecting in Miami.

In the Studio: Filmmakers Jamilah Sabur, Founding Director of Prizm Art Fair Mikhaile SolomonArtCenter/South Florida Artistic Director Natalia Zuluaga and Artist Domingo Castillo. Call in: Amir George, filmmaker and co-founder of Black Radical Imagination.

Sound Editor: Guney Ozsan


Tags: Fresh Talk · black culture · black art · Live Radio