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Entries from November 2017

Alba Triana on Experimenting with Sound and Light

November 22nd, 2017 · Comments

Alba Triana, a Colombian-born composer and sound artist based in Miami, Florida, introduces three of her exquisite sound and light installations: Music on a Bound String questions whether or not the act of listening is indispensable to the musical experience. Microcosmos animates a cymbal to create an immersive vibrational experience. The interactive Electronic Gamelan invites visitors to perform one of the artist's compositions. Listen to discover her trans-disciplinary approach to the ever-evolving field of sound art.

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Miami Art Week + Art Basel Preview 2017

November 19th, 2017 · Comments

How does Miami continue to expand on and elevate the international conversation about contemporary art that the world’s premiere art fair sparked in 2002 by launching Art Basel Miami Beach?

On this live streaming show broadcast from the Jolt Radio studio, Miami, Florida, meet artists and curators who are making this city a year round destination for art. We introduce exhibitions you can visit in renovated and new art spaces, the presentation of work by emerging artists in a historic building downtown and an art fair with no art for sale that will take place inside a luxury shopping center in the heart of the business district.

Field recordings:
A conversation at Perez Art Museum with artist Dara Friedman and curator Rene Morales on Dara’s mid-career survey “Perfect Stranger”
A site visit with curators Alex Gartenfeld and Stephanie Seidel before the opening of the new Institute of Contemporary Art Miami space

Studio guests:
Curator Leilani Lynch talks about Mika Rottenberg‘s interventions at the Bass Museum
Artist Lauren Shapiro introduces the ephemeral project she brings to RAW, a Young Artist Initiative pop-up experience in the Historic Post Office building
Artist Nathalie Alfonso describes the live performance she presents at Fair., a free art fair where nothing’s for sale, featuring work by women artists at Brickell City Center

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Culture Making in Downtown Miami

November 8th, 2017 · Comments

In this live streaming talk show on Jolt Radio, we explore the ways that Downtown Miami sparks creative interventions—how the city's cultural landscape inspires artists, curators and city developers based here.

In studio: Rina Carvajal, Executive Director and Chief Curator, Museum of Art + Design, Miami Dade College, on Living Together film and performance series and the Museum without Boundaries initiative, with sound tracks introducing upcoming performances by Carrie Mae Weems and Samora Pinderhughes.

Field Recordings:
-Tour of the Cradle of Miami Civilization with artist writers Franky Cruz and Nathaniel Sandler, The Miami Rail Block By Block Initiative 2016 (with audio track excerpt from Dara Friedman's film Ishmael and the Well of Ancient Mysteries, 2014)
-Conversation in Bayfront Park with Fabian De La Espriella, Miami Downtown Development Authority, and the creative team behind the January 2017 Biscayne Green Project

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Breakfast and the Beat with FreshArtINTL

November 4th, 2017 · Comments

Listen in to hear the energy and creativity that our team and guests brought to our live streaming Breakfast and The Beat show on Jolt Radio this week. We thank you, our listeners and invite you to support our efforts to bring the voice of international contemporary art, design and film to our global community.

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Samson Young on Songs for Disaster Relief

November 2nd, 2017 · Comments

Today, we take you to Venice, Italy, to meet Hong Kong artist and composer Samson Young. He tells the stories behind Songs for Disaster Relief, his creation for the Hong Kong Pavilion at the 57th Venice Art Biennale. Fake news, meta fiction, politics, pop music and philanthropy are all at play in the multi-part installation that begins in the courtyard. The pavilion’s inter-connected environments mock the music industry’s imperialist history of do-good songs while expressing appreciation for the effort and exposing the artist's drive to find real caring for the Other in today's xenophobic world.

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