Caption: Artist Brigham Dimick with part of “Waxworks 2,” a series of three self-portraits that include observation hives with live honeybees., Credit: (UMSL/Terry Suhre)
Image by: (UMSL/Terry Suhre) 
Artist Brigham Dimick with part of “Waxworks 2,” a series of three self-portraits that include observation hives with live honeybees. 

Exhibition explores the nexus of art and science

From: Veronique LaCapra
Length: 03:51

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There's an unusual art exhibition going on right now at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The exhibition showcases three artists from the St. Louis region whose work blurs the lines between art and science. St. Louis Public Radio’s Véronique LaCapra talked with the artists and the show’s curator, and produced this sound portrait of the exhibition. [NOTE: This piece is non-narrated. More photos of the exhibition are available upon request.] Read the full description.

Brigham_dimick1_small There's an unusual art exhibition going on right now at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The exhibition showcases three artists from the St. Louis region whose work blurs the lines between art and science. St. Louis Public Radio’s Véronique LaCapra talked with the artists and the show’s curator, and produced this sound portrait of the exhibition. [NOTE: This piece is non-narrated. More photos of the exhibition are available upon request.]

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Broadcast History

Thursday, September 29, 2011, St. Louis Public Radio.

Transcript

HOST IN: There’s an unusual art exhibition going on right now on the campus of the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

The exhibition showcases three artists from the St. Louis region whose work blurs the lines between art and science.

St. Louis Public Radio’s Véronique LaCapra talked with the artists and the show’s curator, and produced this sound portrait of the exhibition.

MUSIC: Excerpt from Music for Marcel Duchamp (1947) by John Cage. Played by Juan Hidalgo, prepared piano.

TERRY SUHRE: "My name’s Terry Suhre, I’m the director for Gallery 210 at UMSL."

BRIGHAM DIMICK: "My name’s Brigham Dimick and I teach at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, I run the drawing area."

TERRY SUHRE: "He makes portraits, paintings, drawings, sometimes photographs of himself – he coats them very carefully with a wax that beekeepers use to attract bees to build in certain places. And then th...
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Intro and Outro

INTRO:

HOST IN: There’s an unusual art exhibition going on right now on the campus of the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

The exhibition showcases three artists from the St. Louis region whose work blurs the lines between art and science.

St. Louis Public Radio’s Véronique LaCapra talked with the artists and the show’s curator, and produced this sound portrait of the exhibition.

OUTRO:

The exhibition runs through this Saturday (October 1) at UMSL's Gallery 210 [pron. TWO-TEN].

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Music for Marcel Duchamp John Cage Dreams that Money Can Buy. Film by Hans Richter 1947 :10
Music for Works of Calder John Cage Works of Calder. Film by Herbert Matter 1950 :10

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