On today’s episode Brian & Dana take a deep dive into the world of Poncili Creacion, object makers and reality hackers from Puerto Rico. Artists, Pablo and Efrain, explain their new performance, The Beginning of Nothing, presented by The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival’s Neighborhood Tours and additional improvisational performances across the city. We discuss the limitations of theater, the art world and human experience alongside the potential of their expansive creative practice and philosophy.
Brian Belott and a casual drop in by Matthew Thurber? Hell yes.This episode almost has too much artist! join us for this ruckus romp through Belott’s painting practice, commitment to children’s art, and improv performances. This interview recorded live at NADA Miami a little longer ago than Duncan would like to admit.
Duncan catches up with two of the members of BFAMFAPhD for a chat about the upcoming event series, which for those of you in NYC starts friday with MAKING & BEING.
Conversations about Art & Pedagogy
co-presented by BFAMFAPhD & Pioneer Works, hosted by Hauser & Wirth, with media partners Bad at Sports and Eyebeam.
BFAMFAPhD, Making and Being Card Game, print version, 2016-2018, photograph by Emilio Martinez Poppe.
Tune in this years first Bad at Sports Center with artist Gregory Bae & Kyle Bellucci Johanson of Table Projects in Avondale. We discuss how Bae’s experience of the movie Groundhog Day in Korea resulted in his new exhibition at Table, Black Hole or Love. We hear the foodie backstory behind Table Projects and rip the art right out of Bae’s soul as he describes the semi-science behind his work. We’re still wondering who The Rooster is, and you will too.
Tune in for this MONSTER DROP of an episode from our recent stint at the Chicago Art Book Fair. Roving reporter, Dana B., does a loop around the booths, covering as many as possible and speaking with Libri Finti Clandestini, Chicago Artist Writers, Homie House Press, Paint & Polish, Temporary Services, Archives & Futures, Aay Preston-Myint of CABF, Genderfail, The Bettys, The Filipino American Artist Directory, Walls Divide Press, Platform Editions, WORK PLAY, Jamilah Lowe and Chloe Perkis. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll enjoy the amazing cutting and interludes provided by the always super older brother, Duncan Mackenzie.
Chicago comic artist and animator Scott Roberts gets down with the universal question of what if Martin Kippenberger’s art logic could be applied to comics. Aggie Toppins, professional graphic designer and amateur mixologist contemplates the relationship between alcohol and philosophy while asking questions about the concept of client driven design.