Monday, March 30, 2009

MK Guth


MK Guth

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[Interview conducted by Cyrus Smith]

MK Guth is a multidisciplinary artist who resides here in Portland, Oregon. Her work utilizes video photography, sculpture, and interactive performance. Her work has exhibited internationally, including a contribution to last year's Whitney Biennial, titled "Ties of Protection and Safe Keeping," which was installed at the Armory Building. Guth received an MFA from New York University and is the chair of the MFA program for visual arts at the Pacific Northwest College of Art.

Tanner Dobson


Tanner Dobson

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[Interview conducted by Cyrus Smith]

Tanner Dobson is a radio personality best known as the former host of WACP's "Public Square." Dobson now works independently, producing radio from his home studio here in Portland, OR. An amateur expert on the subject of Midwestern hardcore music, Tanner joined Art Talk AM to discuss the band Black Crimson from Umea, Sweden and listen to some of their catalog that spans over 15 years.

Althea Thauberger

Althea Thauberger

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An emerging media artist based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Thauberger's recent video and photographic work often involves collaboration with its subjects and invites both sympathetic and critical reflection of tropes relating to individualism and self-expression, romanticism and nature and aspects of youth cultures with which she identifies.

(J Morgan Puett was not able to come on the radio. Please enjoy this recording of her lecture at PSU)

J Morgan Puett


J Morgan Puett

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Born in Hahira, Georgia, Puett describes herself as a life artist, often working on project based site-sensitive artworks. She is the recent recipient of The Anonymous Was A Woman Award and A Pew Charitable Trust Grant (PEI), and currently living and working between New York City and Beach Lake, Pennsylvania, where she heads up Mildred’s Lane in collaboration with Mark Dion and other associates. This project is a long-term experiment in large-scale project based practices with a living museum and an educational institution attached, located on Puett and Dion's 96-acre compound in the upper Delaware River Valley region of Pennsylvania near New York City.

(J Morgan Puett was not able to come on the radio. Please enjoy this recording of her lecture at PSU)

Monday, March 23, 2009

damali ayo














[Core Radio on Art Talk AM]


damali ayo

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[Interview conducted by Cyrus Smith]

damali ayo is a Portland based artist and writer whose work aims to challenge our culture's behavior around race. She received an MFA in 2006 from Portland State University. Her writing and commentary have appeared in a number of natonal publications and programs. She is currently working on a new book with the working title of Obamistan, a land without racism.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Brian Suereth














[Core Radio on Art Talk AM]


Brian Suereth

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[Interview conducted by Cyrus Smith]

Brian Suereth is the Executive Director of Disjecta, a non-profit committed to contemporary art right here in Portland. Since 2000 Disjecta has been a vital resource for artists to create and exhibit new work. Now located in North Portland's Kenton Neighborhood, Disjecta has re-emerged as one of Portland's leading contemporary art venues.

Brian sat in for an interview to discuss Disjecta's CORE Radio initiative, a platform for community voices to offer thier perspective on the pressing cultural issues facin Portland. Core Radio is made possible by a grant from the Reigonal Arts and Culture Council and is being headed up by Zefrey Throwell of Art International Radio.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Moudou Dieng


Modou Dieng

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[Interview conducted by Cyrus Smith]

Modou Dieng is a multidisciplinary artist, curator, gallery owner operator, and teacher living here in Portland, Oregon. Born in St. Louis Senegal, Dieng recieved a BA from Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts (Senegal), later moving to the United States where he recieved an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute.

Dieng’s has been busy recently, showing his artwork all over the world, including exhibitions in Brussels, Paris, New York, and Los Angeles, among many others. Currently you can see his work at Rocks Box Fine Art in North Portland. The show entitled “Shoot You - Shoot Me” is a collaborative installation with Damien Gilley that examines the relationship between contemporary guerilla warfare, high fashion, and the artists approach to the creative process.

Dieng is the Founder and Curator of Worksound Gallery in SE portland, a comtemporary art and music venue housed in an industrial warehouse, and was recently hired as full time faculty at the Pacific Northwest College of Art.

Julie Ault















(
Julie Ault / Martin Beck, Installation, Secession 2006)

Julie Ault

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Julie Ault is an artist, author, and curator who independently and collaboratively organizes exhibitions and diversiform projects. Her work emphasizes interrelationships between cultural production and politics.

Recent projects include Wet and Wild: The Spirit of Sister Corita, signal, Malmö, 2007, Installation, Vienna Secession, 2006, in collaboration with Martin Beck, and Points of Entry, a permanent art project for Queens College, CUNY, 2004. Ault is the editor of Felix Gonzalez-Torres (steidl/dangin, 2006), and Alternative Art New York, 1965-1985 (University of Minnesota Press, 2002), and is the author of Come Alive! The Spirited Art of Sister Corita Four Corners Books, 2006).

Ault and Beck are the authors of Critical Condition: Selected Texts in Dialogue (Essen: Kokerei Zollverein | Zeitgenössische Kunst und Kritik, 2003). In 1979 Ault co-founded Group Material, the NYC-based collaborative that until 1996 produced over forty installations and public projects. She has taught on a visiting basis, including at Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard; Critical Studies, Malmö Art Academy; Ecole supérieure des beaux-arts, Geneva; UCLA; and RSDI, and is currently a PhD candidate in Visual Art at Malmö Art Academy, Lund University.

(Please enjoy this archive of Julie Ault's Lecture at Portland State University)