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Fresh Talk: Shadow Healer

July 28th, 2013 · Comments

What does it mean for a story to be new age noir? At KUT 90.5 studios in Austin, Texas, Cathy Byrd meets local authors Morgan Coy and Karen Davidson to find out. They talk about about Shadow Healer, the four-part graphic novel the two Austinites created with London-based artist Chris Chalik. Here's their free five page preview.

Sound Editor: Eric Schwartz | Episode sound: Morgan Coy
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Tags: Fresh Talk · Austin · comic book · KUT News · new age · noir · Texas

Fresh Talk: Marcos Lutyens

October 29th, 2012 · Comments

In Kassel, Germany, Cathy Byrd joins documenta(13)artist Marcos Lutyens for a Hypnotic Session in the Reflection Room. Based in Los Angeles, the London-born intermedia artist works with other artists and curators to develop events and exhibits that reflect his research into the mind and the unconscious. Marcos collaborated with artist, curator and writer Raimundas Malašauskas and smell researcher and artist Sissel Tolass to create this Hypnotic Session.

Sound Editor: Leonardo Madriz

Photos: courtesy the artist, except where noted

Music: Bill Frisell, Richter 858-8

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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · sound art · Artist · new age

Fresh Talk: Jen Ray

September 16th, 2012 · Comments

Cathy Byrd connects by Skype with Jennifer Ray, a contemporary artist from North Carolina. Based in Berlin for the past eight of years with her husband Jason Forrest, aka DJ DonnaSummer, Jen heads back to the U.S. this fall. Jen talks about life in Berlin, her recent exhibitions and her new book, Ain't We Got Fun.

Sound Editor: Leo Madriz 
Photos courtesy the artist Episode 
Sound:  Jen Ray,  Double Action, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, 2010
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Fresh Talk: Nomad Studio

May 21st, 2012 · Comments

In this episode, Cathy Byrd talks to a couple of creative nomads from Holland. Artist Iris Tonies and writer Arnout Krediet live on their boat in Port Veil, Barcelona, with their two children. They talk about how they made themselves at home, founded Estudio Nómada and became animators in the local art scene. The last week in May, they'll be projecting films on the mainsail of their boat during SCREEN Barcelona, an annual city-wide video art festival.

Sound Editor: Jay Agoglia
Photos: Courtesy Estudio Nomada and Cathy Byrd
Music: Oumou Sangare, Ah Ndiya
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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · Artist · new age