Art Talks Again
By Gina Borg and Peter Conheim
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Interviews with artists of all stripes about their work, the creative process, and how to survive as an artist.
||Explicit#15- Los Angeles painter Bryan de Roo||Episode 15 features an interview with painter Bryan de Roo in his Los Angeles studio. Please check out his work at http://www.entoptics.com. We discuss drawing both Mickey Mouse and the Kiss logo as a kid, school, art history, witchcraft, and...||11/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#14- Painter Andrew Hladky||This episode features a conversation I had last spring with the very unique painter Andrew Hladky. We discuss his UK roots, the paintings of Constable and Giacometti, the way advertising is changing human consciousness, and making space for...||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#13 - Todd Melicker, Poet||Todd Melicker is a San Francisco based poet. We discuss small town origins, abstraction in language, meditation envy, the painter Richard Diebenkorn, his day job working for the city of Petaluma, and more. He is currently working towards a new book of..||8/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#12 - Filmmaker Carlos Reygadas - Serving Factical Life||Cannes Film Festival award winner Carlos Reygadas may well have created a perfect new English word to describe his filmmaking: factical. He's perhaps Mexico's best-known filmmaker who has preferred to remain out of the mainstream, with five feature...||7/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#11 - Tim Peck-composer, pianist||Episode #11 brings a conversation with Tim Peck, a composer and pianist from Connecticut. We discuss his jazz roots, diverse influences, Modern American Music, and writing stuff for teenagers as a day job. Check out Tim's music here:...||7/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10 - Aida Moradi Ahani, Tehran-based Writer||For Episode 10, we talk with Iranian novelist Aida Moradi Ahani about growing up in Tehran, switching from electrical engineering to writing, being a wild child, publishing books in Iran, and appreciating solitude. To read her blog,...||5/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#9 - Shruti Swamy, Novelist||Gina and Peter visited writer Shruti Swamy in her San Francisco study to discuss growing up in the California woods, influences ranging from Gina Berriault to Proust, and her new novel centered within the life of a Kathak dancer in 1970's Bombay....||4/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#8 - Miriam Klein Stahl - M is for Miriam!!||This week we talk with Miriam Klein Stahl, rad woman illustrator of the Rad Women book series. We talk about her LA punk youth, starting an arts academy at Berkeley High, making paper cuts, and publishing books. NYT bestsellers, even.||2/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7 - Lena Wolff, Visual Artist||Lena Wolff is a visual artist influenced by American folk arts as well as modern and contemporary movements of minimalism, geometric abstraction, op art and feminist practice. We met with her in her garden studio in Berkeley, California. ...||2/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#6 - Dean Smith, Visual Artist and Filmmaker||We join Dean Smith in his West Oakland studio for a conversation about painting, drawing, film, the perception of spirituality in art, working with Bruce Conner, and wasp nests. deansmith.us anglimgilbertgallery.com||1/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#5 - John Gullak of The Mutants||Gina and Peter talk to artist/musician John Gullak about the Mutants, the SF music scene in the 70's and beyond, photography, drywall, and art making without toxic headaches. Follow John on Instagram @ mutantme.||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4 - Michelle Wilson on Paper||We visit Michelle Wilson in her North Oakland studio to discuss intersections of art, politics, social and environmental change, and collaboration. She is a papermaker, printmaker, sculpter, bookmaker, and installation artist. Please visit her website..||12/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#3 - John Smiddy||From abstracts to rendered "mermen", John Smiddy's paintings are infused with a contemplative quality, whether they're nightmarish or whimsical, or both at the same time. Gina and Peter discuss his fascinating journey through a disparate resumé of...||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#2 - Tim Buckwalter / NIAD Art Center||Peter and Gina meet up with "appropriation artist" Tim Buckwalter in his office at the NIAD Art Center in Richmond, CA to discuss the genesis of his work as being based upon "reuse", his background as a music nerd, surviving as an artist, and being...||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 - Masako Miki at the De Young Museum||For the first episode of ART TALKS AGAIN, Gina and Peter meet up with Masako Miki at the De Young Museum in San Francisco, where she was artist in residence in August 2016.||11/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
This is great
This is a great place to explore what it means to be an artist in today's hyper-gentrified material world. I look forward to more episodes. Keep talking about art!
A conversation I’ve been dying to hear!
Great conversation, such a unique and meaningful discussion.