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Sounds of the 57th Venice Art Biennale

June 8th, 2017 · Comments

Our sound experience of the 57th Venice Art Biennale features field recordings of conversations, sound art and performance from Egypt, France, Germany, Nigeria and the U.S.

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Tags: art biennial · art podcast · creativity · venice · venice art biennale

Fresh Talk: Rachel Armstrong

February 25th, 2016 · Comments

Rachel Armstrong, scientific curator of the IDEA Laboratory in the Azerbaijan Pavilion where the exhibition Vita Vitale took place during the 56th Venice Biennale, talks about a set of surprising experiments designed to resolve the island city's environmental challenges. Listen to this conversation to learn about artists, scientists, and architects creating models for living architecture. Also featured, Davide de Lucrezia, Explora Biotech, Venice.

Sound Editor: Kris McConnachie
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Tags: · Fresh Talk · contemporary art · art biennial · 56th Venice Art Biennale · international biennial · invisible communities · curator · design · environment · Azerbaijan

Fresh Talk: Oliver Beer

November 26th, 2015 · Comments

British artist Oliver Beer talks about how he explores the acoustical character of Kiliç Ali Paşa Hamam, a stunning Turkish bath designed more than 400 years ago by the legendary architect Sinan. Inside the hot, steamy, inner chamber of this historic space, a small group of young Turkish opera singers rehearse Beer's composition "Call to Sound.Their public performance will take place for one night only, on the eve of the 14th Istanbul Biennial.

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Tags: · Fresh Talk · contemporary art · art biennial · international biennial · performance · Istanbul

Fresh Talk: Felipe Dulzaides

November 19th, 2015 · Comments

Cuban artist Felipe Dulzaides talks about FD Plays FD, the multi-media installation he created in memory of his father for the 12th Havana Biennial. For more than four decadesbefore and after Fidel Castro established his revolutionary government in 1959, the highly regarded jazz musician was active on the Cuban music scene. Our conversation takes place in a penthouse apartment of Edificio FOCSA, the tallest building in Havana.


Sound Editor: Kris McConnachie
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Tags: contemporary art · art biennial · Cuba · identity · Havana · 12 Bienal de la Habana · Artist · Jazz · podcast

Fresh Talk: Cesar Cornejo

October 9th, 2015 · Comments

Peruvian artist Cesar Cornejo talks about how his project for the 12th Havana Biennial expands on a concept he first realized in Puno, Peru. In Cuba, the project site is a local family's home on the hillside of Casablanca, a neighborhood near the entrance to Havana Harbor. His unique sculptural intervention evokes both the family's history and the architectural design of the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao, Spain.

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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · art biennial · Cuba · 12 Bienal de la Habana · museum · community

Fresh Talk: Marinella Senatore

October 1st, 2015 · Comments

Italian artist Marinella Senatore is known internationally for producing vivid community performances. In this episode, we talk about how she connected with locals to create the three very different performance projects for the 13th Lyon Biennial exhibition, La Vie Moderne (Modern Life).

Sound Editor: Kris McConnachie
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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · art biennial · performance · Lyon · France

Fresh Talk: Mary Mattingly

September 10th, 2015 · Comments

Environmental artist Mary Mattingly talks about Pull, the project she created with local partners in Havana. Her artist residency is part of Wild Noise, thefirst in a series of exhibition exchanges between the Bronx Museum of the Arts and the National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana.  

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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · art biennial · Cuba · artist residency · Havana · 12 Bienal de la Habana · environment

Fresh Talk: Macedonia in Venice with Basak Senova, Yane Calovski, and Hristina Ivanoska

September 2nd, 2015 · Comments

Turkish curator Basak Senova, and Macedonian artists Yane Calovski and Hristina Ivanoska talk about their project for the Pavilion of the Republic of Macedonia at the 56th Venice Biennale. Exploring the value of knowledge, faith, and art, their installation evokes an anonymous 12th century fresco in the historic Church of St. George in Kurbinovo, Macedonia.

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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · art biennial · 56th Venice Art Biennale · international biennial · Artist · curator · installation · Macedonia

Fresh Talk: 13th Lyon Biennial Preview with Ralph Rugoff

August 19th, 2015 · Comments

Ralph Rugoff, London-based curator of the 13th Lyon Biennial, talks about La Vie Moderne, this year's biennial exhibition. The show in Lyon, France, brings together 60 artists from around the world. Their projects investigate how history informs contemporary life. Featured in our conversation: TJ Wilcox, Kader Attia, and Marinella Senatore. We'll be there for the press preview, so stay tuned, for more Fresh Talk!

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Tags: contemporary art · art biennial · performance art · international biennial · curator · installation

Fresh Talk: Binelde Hyrcan

July 30th, 2015 · Comments

Artist Binelde Hyrcan is participating in the Venice Art Bienniale for the first time this year. He's showing a poignant short video in the Angola Pavilion's featured group exhibition On Ways of Traveling. In the work titled Cambeck, four boys imagine themselves touring the world in a limousine. They transcend their reality...if only for a moment.

Sound Editor: Kris McConnachie | Sound Effects, courtesy Binelde Hyrcan
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Tags: · Fresh Talk · contemporary art · video · art biennial · Angola