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Art and the Rising Sea-Jolt Radio-10Jan2018

January 20th, 2018 · Comments

On this live streaming radio program, we consider how artists, curators, architects and writers are responding to climate change in South Florida. King tides, flooding and eroding beaches are now part of everyday life. Our guests reveal how the rising sea has inspired two artist residency programs and an upcoming exhibition.

Natalia Zuluaga, Artistic Director at ArtCenter/South Florida, introduces the Center’s new Art in Public Life residency, a year-long opportunity for the selected artist to participate in shaping in the City of Miami Beach resiliency plan. She also talks about the exhibition Intertidal that imagines Miami's intertidal zone future, as a city above water at low tide, and flooded at high tide. 

 Also in studio, Ombretta Agro, Simon Faithfull, Will Rey, and Gustavo Oviedo share their roles in ARTSail, an ArtCenter residency exploring the Miami waterways, the South Florida coastline and the Keys. Our field recordings with recent ArtSail residents Blanca de la Torre and Mark Lee Koven to complete the picture of the floating residency's first year.

Special audio features: Archival Feedback, Stormtrack and Gustavo Oviedo, Boatski Tours


Tags: contemporary art · artist residency · Miami · Miami Beach · curator · environment · Live Radio

Studio Drift on Nature and Technology

January 4th, 2018 · Comments

Today we take you to the intersection of nature, art and technology to meet Amsterdam-based artists Ralph Nauta and Lonneka Gordjein of Studio Drift. They design their creative applications of new technology to make us question the lines we draw between humanity and nature, chaos and order. Presented during Miami Art Week 2017, Studio Drift's flying sculpture made of 300 lighted drones was especially provocative and poetic. The artists leave us believing in the unexpected potential for technology to feel natural.

Piano solo: Joep Beving


Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · Art Basel Miami Beach · Miami · Miami Art Week · Miami Beach · performance art · podcast · performance · architecture · architectural intervention · art podcast · art fair · technology · art tech

Miami Premiere Broadcast-Jolt Radio-12Oct2016

October 12th, 2016 · Comments

rtists Joyce J. Scott and Antonia Wright join Cathy Byrd for the first Miami broadcast of the Fresh Art International show on Jolt Radio.
Baltimore-based Joyce J. Scott is a jewelry maker and sculptor repositioning craft, and in particular beadwork, as a potent platform for commentary on social and political injustices. She shares recent projects and comments on the recent honor of a MacArthur Genius award.

Miami-based Antonia Wright is an artist working in performance, video, and installation. She talks about her traumatic fall through the ice on a frozen lake in a filmed re-enactment that is a feature of her multimedia exhibition at Locust Projects in Miami.

Sound Editor: Guney Ozsan


Tags: Fresh Talk · Miami · creativity · Live Radio

Amanda Sanfilippo on Public Art

August 12th, 2016 · Comments

Amanda Sanfilippo talks about public art and Miami’s Fringe Projects, an independent public art agency that commissions temporary art and performance projects in connection with the Miami’s annual Downtown Art Days. Ever since she became curator four years ago, Amanda has been expanding on the potential for temporal public art to make a lasting impression on Miami’s cultural landscape. Listen to this episode to hear the stories behind 2016 projects by Siebren VersteegCara DespainJohn Patrick Walsh III, and Alan Gutierrez

Sound Editor: Guney Ozsan | Cara Despain "Sea Unseen" sound effects courtesy the artist


Tags: Fresh Talk · Miami · public art · performance art · performance

Fresh Talk: Franky Cruz

May 19th, 2016 · Comments

Artist Franky Cruz talks about how Miami, and the art space known as Spinello Projects, became the laboratory for his creation of Sistema, an uncommon butterfly experience.

Sound Editor: Guney Ozsan | Sound Effects: Franky Cruz and Cathy Byrd

Tags: contemporary art · Miami · Artist · podcast · installation · environment

Fresh Talk: Creative Mornings Miami

April 7th, 2016 · Comments

Cathy Byrd talks about change as a creative opportunity when she makes an appearance at Creative Mornings/Miami. She recorded this Fresh Talk episode with rapt listeners in a secret garden at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

Sound Editor: Guney Ozsan | Sound effects: Creative Mornings/Miami

Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · Miami · internet · Miami Beach · curator · podcast · writer · France · community · educator · Creative Mornings · Change

Fresh Talk: Hattie Mae Williams

February 11th, 2016 · Comments

American dancer and choreographer Hattie Mae Williams talks about how the abandoned Miami Marine Stadium at the edge of Biscayne Bay has become a mecca for graffiti artists, musicians, dancers, and photographers. Designed by Cuban-born architect Hilario Candela and built in 1963 as a venue for powerboat racing, the iconic stadium was an active community gathering place before Hurricane Andrew damaged its poured concrete structure in 1992. Christian Salazar shot the dance film titled Culture Concrete (2014) that Williams performed with The Tattooed Ballerinas inside the cultural landmark.

Sound Editor: Kris McConnachie | Culture Concrete soundtrack courtesy The Tattooed Ballerinas and Datamouth | Voice of Hilario Candela via the video featured in the exhibition Concrete Paradise: Miami Marine Stadium at the Coral Gables Museum. Produced by the curators Rosa Lowinger and Megan Schmitt together with exhibit designers Little Gables Group.

Tags: Fresh Talk · Miami · film · community · dance · Miami Marine Stadium

Fresh Talk: Buskerfest with Justin Trieger and Amy San Pedro

August 26th, 2015 · Comments

Buskerfest Miami's Justin Trieger and Amy San Pedro have joined other local musicians to begin creating aconnected, thriving urban core for Miami. They stage street performances along the stops of the city's Metromover, a free downtown transit system. Listen to our conversation and hear a selection of live music from the annual festival and other Buskerfest events.

We recorded this conversation during FEAST Miami, a people's choice fundraising dinner for artists.

Sound Editor: Kris McConnachie | Sound effects courtesy Buskerfest and the artists


Tags: Fresh Talk · Miami · performance art · music festival · Jazz

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

Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · artist residency · Miami

Fresh Talk: Jillian Mayer

October 23rd, 2014 · Comments

Miami-based artist Jillian Mayer introduces 400 Nudes, a revealing found photo project to debut at the Montreal Biennial. Mayer's work examines the nude selfie phenom on the Internet to comment on information sharing, privacy, the manipulation of identity, and the body politics of revenge porn.

Sound Editor: Kris McConnachie

Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · art biennial · Miami · photography · Montreal · internet · identity