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Entries from January 2019

Rosario Marquardt and Roberto Behar on Creating Emotional Monuments

January 28th, 2019 · Comments

Argentine architects Rosario Marquardt and Roberto Behar share their passion for creating emotional monuments. Their billboard-size greetings of Peace and Love and Besame Mucho at the Miami International Airport, Supernova at the 2018 Coachella Music Festival, and WOW, a new skate-able sculpture for the Lauridsen Skatepark in DesMoines, Iowa, are just a few of the iconic landmarks they've produced.

Founded in 1995 and based in Miami, R & R Studios is a multidisciplinary studio focusing on public artworks, architecture and urban design.

Related episodes: Miami Art Week 2018 PreviewRodrique Mouchez on Choreographing Art EncountersThe Private Life of Public Art

Related links: R&R StudiosUntitled Podcast Miami Beach 2018,  Wynwood Radio

Sound Editor: Anamnesis Audio

Tags: Fresh Talk

Public Art Hopscotches Across Buenos Aires

January 14th, 2019 · Comments

In 2018, a city-wide public art experience lures us to the capital of Argentina. Organizers of Art Basel Cities Week Buenos Aires, invited Cecilia Alemani, director of the public art program for New York City’s High Line park, to curate Rayuela (Spanish for Hopscotch). Crisscrossing Buenos Aires, we discover historic plazas, parks and museums, abandoned buildings, architecture and industrial sites. We meet artists whose projects connect contemporary art with urban space, civic history and community.

Featured projects: Maurizio Cattelan, Eduardo Navarro, Eduardo Basualdo, Alexandra Pirici, Gabriel Chaille, David Horvitz, Naama Tsabar

Sound Editor: Joseph DeMarco | 

Related episodes: Sounds of Skulptur Projekte Münster 2017, The Private Life of Public Art, Fringe Projects MiamiPublic Art and the Underline

Related links: Art Basel Cities Week Buenos Aires, Faena Art Center Buenos AiresThe High Line

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Rodrigue Mouchez on Choreographing Art Encounters

January 7th, 2019 · Comments

Rodrigue Mouchez, founder of the artist-run curatorial platform known as AGUAS, talks about choreographing encounters with art. Mouchez introduces People Moving Through Space, an array of installations he created and staged with AGUAS collaborator Julie Escoffier and other artists for the seventh edition of Untitled, Miami Beach art fair. 

Based in Mexico City and Brussels, AGUAS seeks to establish dialogues and collaborations between artists from Europe and Latin America through exhibitions, talks, and publications. AGUAS operates on the idea of interdisciplinarity. Each project invites the collective engagement of artists, designers, writers and friends.

Related episodes: Miami Art Week 2018 PreviewReport from Miami Art Week 2017

Related links: AGUASRodrigue Mouchez, Julie Escoffier, Untitled Art

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