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Fresh Talk: Ola Kolehmainen

June 2nd, 2016 · Comments

Finnish artist Ola Kolehmainen talks about his large-scale photographs of imperial Turkish architecture from the 16th century. Turkish collector Ahmet Kocabiyik–chairman of Borusan Holding company and owner of a significant contemporary art collection—made the project possible by commissioning the artist to photograph buildings designed by the great Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan. Prior to this commission, Kolehmainen’s work featured abstractions and reflections of contemporary and modern architecture. A six month residency in Turkey was a chance to explore the legendary architect's expansive design history.

Sound Editor: Guney Oszan | Sound performance audio courtesy Oliver Beer 

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Tags: · Fresh Talk · artist residency · photography · Artist · podcast · art collection · collection · Istanbul · international art fair · Sinan

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: 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

Fresh Talk: The MacDowell Colony

January 28th, 2013 · Comments

Cathy Byrd recorded this Fresh Talk episode when she visited The MacDowell Colony, a New Hampshire retreat for artists, writers and composers. Hundreds of visitors gathered at MacDowell on Medal Day, August 12, 2012, to honor contemporary photographer Nan Goldin. After a picnic under the sun on the great lawn, the afternoon was spent following forest trails to the cabin studios of summer Fellows. Kyla Chevrier (artist); West Moss (writer); Bettina Johae (architect); and two composers: Kate Moore and Sebastian Currier describe the MacDowell experience.

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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · artist residency · photography · Artist · curator

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

Fresh Talk: Carolina Grau

August 5th, 2012 · Comments

In Barcelona, Cathy Byrd speaks with Carolina Grau, an independent curator from Spain, who has created projects in London, Madrid, Lisbon, Sao Paulo and Paris. Carolina describes what she learned as a facilitator for artists Rachel Whiteread and Juan Muñoz; her curatorial residency at the Center for Contemporary Art, Noisy-le-Sec; the evolution of her work with Martin Creed (Cubitt Gallery and Tate Modern, London; Sala Alcalá, Madrid); and how locals get involved with the D.I.Y. biennial she co-organizes with Mario Flecha in the village of Jafre, Spain.

Sound Editor: Leo Madriz

Photos: Courtesy the artists and Carolina Grau, except where noted

Episode End Sound: Martin Creed, Thinking, Not Thinking

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

Fresh Talk: Sasha Dees

July 2nd, 2012 · Comments

Cathy Byrd connects on skype with Sasha Dees, an independent curator/producer/consultant who lives and works between Amsterdam and New York. In the Netherlands, Sasha curates the residency program Open Ateliers in the area of Amsterdam known as Zuidoost. In the U.S., Sasha is the producer of a roving video performance project with Sietske Tjallingii, the protagonist in Miss T - My American Dream. Their road trips in search of mid-century roadside icons have led them to gigantic versions of a guitar, a blue whale, a sombrero and more.

Sound Editor: Leo Madriz

Photos: courtesy Sasha Dees

Episode Music: Billy Holliday, All of Me

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Tags: Fresh Talk · artist residency · public art · performance art · Artist · project · curator

Fresh Talk: Roswell Artists in Residence

June 25th, 2012 · Comments

This episode features conversations with five current participants in the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program. Established in 1967 by artist and art collector Don Anderson, the program offers visual artists the unique opportunity to spend a year concentrating on their work. The voices you'll hear are those of Sarah Bostwick, Jon-Paul Villegas, Brian Kluge, Corwin Levi (aka RadioSebastian), and Siobhan McBride.

Sound Editor: Leo Madriz Photos courtesy Cathy Byrd and RAiR artists RAiR acoustics: Sarah Bostwick Music: Paper Bird, The Train Song
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Tags: Fresh Talk · artist residency · Artist