tagged: interview

The Curator as Advocate: Spotlight on ICA LA's Jamillah James

by Anni Irish
Jamillah James, who was announced as the curator of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA) this August, comes to the new institution, formerly the Santa Monica Museum of Art, after serving as the assistant curator at The Hammer Museum. For the past two years she has worked at a breakneck pace organizing exhibitions for the Hammer with the nonprofit Art + Practice at their Leimert Park space. Prior to moving to LA, James held curatorial fellowships at the Studio Museum in Harlem... [more]
Posted by Anni Irish on 10/24/16

Art for Everyone: An Interview with BERLINER LISTE Curator Peter Funken

by ArtSlant Team
BERLINER LISTE opens this week in a new home at the former postal railway station Postbahnhof am Ostbahnhof. Now in its 11th year, with 112 exhibitors, BERLINER LISTE is the longest running of the trio of fairs opening during the Berlin Art Week. Leading up to the fair Dr. Peter Funken, now in his second year as Curator, took the time to answer some of our questions about Berlin's art scene, his curatorial role, and, of course, what we can look forward to in 2014 edition of BERLINER... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 9/14/14

China's Warhol: An Interview with Armory Commissioned Artist Xu Zhen | 徐震

by Vivian Xu
When Xu Zhen was twenty-one-years-old he made a video piece called Rainbow (1998) in which a man’s back is turned red from a lashing that is heard, but not seen. The piece debuted at the 49th Venice Biennial. In another early video work, Not Doing Anything (1999), the artist whipped a dead cat’s body against a wall until there was little left. If there is an extreme end to an idea, Xu Zhen will take it, and his consistent willingness to push boundaries has made him a stand out figure in the... [more]
Posted by Vivian Xu on 2/27/14

[VIDEO] India Platform at Art Stage Singapore 2014

by Vernissage TV
With the 2014 edition of the fair, Art Stage Singapore introduced a new sector, the Platforms. The Platforms are exhibitions that feature works by selected artists of eight countries and regions. They include Southeast Asia, India, China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Australia and Central Asia, and are curated by experts of the respective arts scenes. The India Platform features works by Sahej Rahal (represented by the gallery Chatterjee & LAL), Sakshi Gupta (Galerie Krinzinger), Paribartana... [more]
Posted by Vernissage TV on 1/19/14

[VIDEO] Interview with Anish Kapoor

by Vernissage TV
is the first comprehensive exhibition of Anish Kapoor in Berlin. The Indian-born British sculptor Anish Kapoor is known for his spectacular sculptures and installations, such as the Cloud Gate in Millennium Park, Chicago. For his exhibition at Martin-Gropius-Bau he uses the whole ground floor of the building, including the atrium. In this video, Anish Kapoor talks about the concept of the show and specific works, such as the huge kinetic installation in the atrium of the Martin-Gropius-Bau.... [more]
Posted by Vernissage TV on 5/24/13

Spending Time: Interview with Anthony Huberman

by Natalie Hegert
Anthony Huberman is the director of The Artist's Institute in New York, a peculiar little space on Eldridge Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Entering this below-street-level gallery, it's not uncommon to see only one work of art on the wall at any given time. Run as a project of Hunter College, The Artist's Institute, rather than running on the typical gallery schedule of an-exhibition-a-month, is on the semester system: focusing on one artist per season. Focus might be the wrong... [more]
Posted by Natalie Hegert on 11/28/12

A Chat with the Curator

by Hunter Braithwaite
Hunter Braithwaite: Hey Leo, why did you decide to curate this show? Leo Xu: I was asked by the gallery to curate a group show of young Chinese artists. But I have seen or heard of several exhibition of the same kind, so I was not very keen to just present a show of hype – like young Chinese artists, or something used to feed what is expected of the present China. HB: Pandas, Mao, etc...? LX: For this generation, it can be one-child family policy, and their response and indifference to the... [more]
Posted by Hunter Braithwaite on 7/24/11

Interview with Adalberto Delgado of 6th Street Container

by Felecia Chizuko Carlisle
6th Street Container, DIY art space in Little Havana   Felecia Chizuko Carlisle: Tell me a little about your background, your work, and your history running art spaces. Adalberto Delgado: I am an artist/filmmaker, graduated with a BA from the University of South Florida in Tampa, where I specialized in experimental film and photography.  I have been creating installation work since the late 70's (they were called environments), using film, sound and other mediums.  I did my first major... [more]
Posted by Felecia Chizuko Carlisle on 7/10/11

Dana Boutin Interviews: Mary Lou Zelazny and Allison Quinn

by Dana Boutin
    Chicago, April 2009--Over last weekend Mary Lou Zelazny's first career retrospective "Altogether Mutable" closed at the Hyde Park Art Center. Fortunately, before the exhibition closed ArtSlant correspondant Dana Boutin was able to sit down and talk with both the artist and Allison Quinn, curator of the exhibition. The following is their conversation as it was conducted in both an informal exhibition talk and later at the Center's café.     Upon entering “Altogether Mutable: The... [more]
Posted by Dana Boutin on 4/15/09