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Fresh Art International

Series produced by Cathy Byrd

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Curator Cathy Byrd hosts the Fresh Art International podcast featuring conversations with contemporary artists, curators, architects, and filmmakers from around the world.

Fresh Art International with curator Cathy Byrd features more than 100 episodes recorded with artists, curators, architects, and filmmakers from around the world. Professionally scripted and edited, episodes range in length from 8 to 20 minutes. Subscribe to this signature audio podcast on FreshArtInternational.com, iTunes, Android, and SoundCloud.


143 Pieces

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Caption: Lisa Reihana's Emissaries in the New Zealand Pavilion.
Today, we take you to the Arsenale, historic shipyard and main venue for the 57th Venice Art Biennale. In the New Zealand pavilion, we hear artist ...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 15:18
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Today, we take you to Germany, to experience the 2017 edition of Skulptur Projekte Münster. The international public art exhibition that has taken ...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 26:03
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Today, we take you to Paris for a studio visit with French artist ORLAN. Surrounded by her books, sculptures, paintings and photographs, we talk ab...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 08:40
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Today, we explore the sounds of the international contemporary art exhibition documenta 14, in Athens, Greece, and Kassel, Germany.

  • Added: Aug 30, 2017
  • Length: 40:45
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Artist Alexa Lim Haas talks about Agua Viva, her newest animated short film. Agua Viva was among the twenty-four projects selected for a special on...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 09:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jana Winderen recording 15 meters under the Sea Ice by the North Pole. We feature Winderen's work is a sonic experience in our Sounds of Norway episode., Credit: Jana Winderen
Our field recordings of conversations, performances and sound art in Oslo and Tromsø, Norway, during the 2017 International Association of Curators...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 42:35
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Our sound experience of the 57th Venice Art Biennale features field recordings of conversations, sound art and performance from Egypt, France, Germ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 43:34
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Live streaming from Cannibal Radio in Athens, Greece, we introduce you to four of the city's young culture makers. Rena Bak and Simos Ares are prod...

  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 39:24
Caption: Fountainhead Residency, Miami, Credit: Courtesy Fountainhead
Meet contemporary artists Simón Vega (El Salvador), Candelario (Cuba), and Gil Yefman (Israel) at the home of the Fountainhead Residency in Miami, ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 10:24
Caption: Cathy Byrd with Franklin Sirmans, 2014, Credit: Amy Sherald
Cathy Byrd talks with Franklin Sirmans about Prospect New Orleans, the U.S. Biennial the size of a city.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 13:50
Caption: CatVidFest, Credit: Walker Art Center
Cathy Byrd meets the Walker Art Center's Internet Cat Video Festival curators Scott Stulen and Katie Hill to talk about the legendary 2012 event.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2013
  • Length: 08:58
Caption: Tolly Moseley and "Matthew McConaughey" discuss Austin., Credit: Zach Herigodt
Cathy Byrd speaks with Austin Eavesdropper Tolly Moseley about her creative practice. Tolly talks about the webisodes she produces, including a new...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 12:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sarah Lewis, Credit: Frank Stewart
In this episode, Cathy Byrd meets Sarah Lewis, a scholar, writer and curator. Sarah talks about the artists she selected for the 12.2 International...

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 14:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Curator Helena Reckitt
Cathy Byrd speaks with London-based curator Helena Reckitt about the art she selected for Nuit Blanche, Toronto, 2012.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2012
  • Length: 52:52
Caption: Aritst Joan Jonas, Sao Paolo Biennial
In Austin, Texas, Cathy Byrd meets seminal video and performance artist Joan Jonas to talk about Joan's transmedia process.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2012
  • Length: 10:46
Caption: Curator Franklin Sirmans, Credit: Julia Galdo
Cathy Byrd speaks with Franklin Sirmans, curator of contemporary art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art about his current projects.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2012
  • Length: 13:35
Caption: Papo Colo, Credit: Courtesy Papo Colo and Exit Art
Cathy Byrd meets Puerto Rican-born artist Papo Colo, co-founder of Exit Art, to talk about the global significance of the NYC nonprofit contemporar...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2012
  • Length: 12:44
Caption: William Pope.L, Blink New Orleans, 2012, Credit: Cathy Byrd
William Pope.L, an American performance artist and interventionist, talks about Blink, his magic lantern show for Prospect.2 New Orleans, 2011.

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  • Added: Jan 07, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: João Paulo Feliciano
In Lisbon, Cathy Byrd speaks with João Paulo Feliciano, visual artist, musician, music producer and event designer, about his creative practice.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2012
  • Length: 19:50
Caption: Jason Moran
By phone, Cathy Byrd talks with jazz pianist Jason Moran about improvising and the ways he collaborates with contemporary artists.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2012
  • Length: 14:47