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Cathy Byrd

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  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from Cathy Byrd

Caption: Cheryl Pope, Up Against, Credit: Auto Body

Fresh Talk: Cheryl Pope (10:10)
From: Cathy Byrd

Chicago-based artist Cheryl Pope talks about Up Against, a performance in which she boxes down 700 water-filled balloons suspended from the ceiling, with only her head.
Caption: Fountainhead Residency, Miami, Credit: Courtesy Fountainhead

Fresh Talk: Fountainhead Residency (10:24)
From: Cathy Byrd

Meet contemporary artists Simón Vega (El Salvador), Candelario (Cuba), and Gil Yefman (Israel) at the home of the Fountainhead Residency in Miami, Florida.
Caption: Tameka Norris, Credit: courtesy Tameka Norris

Fresh Talk: Tameka Norris (12:07)
From: Cathy Byrd

Tameka Norris talks about her first feature-length film—she plays a version of herself in Meka Jean: How She Got Good. The film debuted during Prospect New Orleans in 2014.
Caption: Lynda Benglis, Pink Lady, 2014, detail, Credit: Cathy Byrd

Fresh Talk: Lynda Benglis (09:06)
From: Cathy Byrd

Lynda Benglis, an iconic figure in contemporary art, talks about her notoriety and her gestural sculptures. The New York-based artist pours, drips and splatters her way ...
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Fresh Talk: Prospect New Orleans (09:26)
From: Cathy Byrd

Now in its third iteration, the city-wide international art exhibition known as Prospect New Orleans is beginning to feel at home. This Fresh Talk features two project sites ...
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Fresh Talk: Jillian Mayer (11:48)
From: Cathy Byrd

In this Fresh Talk episode, Miami-based artist Jillian Mayer introduces 400 Nudes, a revealing found photo project that she presents online and in the Montreal Biennial.
Caption: Andrea Bowers, Credit: Courtesy the artist and Susanne Vielmetter Projects

Fresh Talk: Andrea Bowers (17:58)
From: Cathy Byrd

This episode features Los Angeles-based artist activist Andrea Bowers, whose vivid work is featured in two North American biennials this year.
Caption: Remy Jungerman

Fresh Talk: Remy Jungerman (15:54)
From: Cathy Byrd

In this episode, Surinamese-Dutch artist Remy Jungerman talks about how European modernism and Afro-religious aesthetics influence his work.
Caption: No Man's Land, Credit: Gianfranco Foschino

Fresh Talk: Unsettled Landscapes (12:53)
From: Cathy Byrd

This episode features Unsettled Landscapes, the 2014 international art biennial at SITE Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Caption: Irene Hofmann, Director, SITE Santa Fe

Fresh Talk: Irene Hofmann (26:16)
From: Cathy Byrd

On Skype, Cathy Byrd speaks with Irene Hofmann, Director and Chief Curator of SITE Santa Fe, about radical changes in the way the contemporary art space connects with artists ...