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Sounds of Contemporary Art in Norway

June 22nd, 2017 · Comments

Our field recordings of conversations, performances and sound art in Oslo and Tromsø, Norway, during the 2017 International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art (IKT) Congress hosted by the Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA) and OSLO PILOT.

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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · sound art · Norway · performance art · curator · art podcast · exhibition

Fresh Talk: Erika Hoffmann

August 13th, 2015 · Comments

In Berlin, contemporary art collector Erika Hoffmann talks about her love for artists who question traditional forms and take the risk of inventing new genres. For this conversation, we take you inside the famous Sammlung Hoffmann (Hoffmann Collection) to learn what compelled her to collect the work of Marcel BroodthaersJohn Cage, and Katharina Grosse.

Sound Editor: Kris McConnachie | Piano improv, courtesy free John Cage Prepared Piano app
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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · sound art · film · painting · installation · Erika Hoffmann · collection

Fresh Talk: Camille Norment

July 9th, 2015 · Comments

American-born artist Camille Norment lives and works in Norway. We recorded the episode inside the Nordic Pavilion at the 56th Venice Art Biennale. Norment's project animates a space designed to converse with the surrounding topography, weather, and natural light. Titled Rapture, her elegant, immersive sonic environment evokes both harmony and dissonance.

Sound Editor: Kris McConnachie | Live performance audio via VernissageTV
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Tags: Fresh Talk · contemporary art · art biennial · sound art · 56th Venice Art Biennale · Nordic Pavilion · Norway · Rapture · sonic environment

Fresh Talk: Agnes Meyer-Brandis

January 14th, 2013 · Comments

In Berlin, Cathy Byrd meets German artist Agnes Meyer-Brandis in the control tower of Tempelhof, an abandoned airport at the edge of the city, to see the artist's installation "Up In the Air: Control Room Tempelhof." Agnes fuses pure science and creativity to explore the zone between fact and fiction, fantasy and technology. So far, her projects have taken Agnes to the U.S., Russia, Brazil, Switzerland, Austria, Argentina and Australia. The artist rarely works in a typical studio or gallery setting. You're more likely to find Agnes exploring the poetics of glaciers beneath ice skating rinks and raising moon geese.

Sound Editor: Eric Schwartz | Photos: copyright Agnes Meyer-Brandis | Episode Sound: Agnes Meyer-Brandis and Astronaut David Scott, NASA

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Tags: Fresh Talk · sound art · sonic environment · performance art · Artist · project · podcast

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: Kate Moore

October 15th, 2012 · Comments

In the Netherlands, Cathy Byrd meets Australian musician and composer Kate Moore to talk about the new music Kate invents for international performances. Kate’s ensemble RPM Electro debuts at The Hague's Theater Dakota on 5 November 2012.

Sound Editor: Leonardo Madriz

Photos: Courtesy Kate Moore

Episode Sound: Kate Moore, Days and Nature, 2012, performed by Asko Schoenberg Ensemble and Engraved in Stone, 2012, performed by STRACC

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Tags: Fresh Talk · sound art · Artist · project

Fresh Talk: Jason Moran

June 10th, 2012 · Comments

Cathy Byrd spoke on the phone with Jason Moran, a jazz pianist/composer based in New York. The MacArthur Fellow and artistic adviser for jazz at the Kennedy Center talks about when he first started improvising, how he collaborates with contemporary artists, and what unfolded during Bleed, the suite of events he created with his wife Alicia Hall Moran during their Biennial residency at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Sound Editor: Leo Madriz

Known photo credits noted

Music: Jason Moran, He Takes His Coat and Leaves

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Tags: Fresh Talk · sound art · sonic environment · Artist · Jazz