Episode 174: Lawrence Rinder

December 28, 2008 · Print This Article

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This week Patricia and Brian chat with Lawrence Rinder, currently the director of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. Previously he was the Dean at California College of the Arts, curated for the Whitney Museum of American Art, and founded the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art at CCA. He has curated numerous exhibitions including the 2002 Whitney Bienial. In this conversation, they discuss BAMPHA’s new building, arts education, the future of the museum, and the Bay Area art community. At the end Larry agrees to come back on the show in the future to discuss all the curatorial projects in his past thay didn’t have time to discuss. [Read more]

Episode 173: Holiday Show 2008

December 21, 2008 · Print This Article

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It’s our annual Holiday extravaganza. Now with even more Hanukkah content than ever before! Enjoy the show, have a safe and happy holiday!

Episode 172: John Jennings and Damian Duffy

December 14, 2008 · Print This Article

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Mark Staff Brandl, the Central European Bureau and EuroShark, is in Central Illinois this time, interviewing Prof. John Jennings and Damian Duffy, curators of the traveling exhibition “Out of Sequence: Underrepresented Voices in American Comics,” which originated at Krannert Art Museum in Champaign. Jennings and Duffy discuss their curation of several shows, their own art and writing such as the graphic novel The Hole, their teaching, the extension of sequential art beyond the “Masters of American Comics” notion, theory, the socio-political, African-American culture, impurity, art history and more. Hey Kids, Comics, Fine Art and Filosofizing! Big fun for one and all
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Bad at Sports Episode 171: Mark Napier and Dirty Words

December 7, 2008 · Print This Article

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This week a sick Duncan MacKenzie bumbles his way through a dramatic and sweeping discussion with Mark Napier.  They speak of “Net Art,” its less then stellar critics, and how we think about these new kinds of cultural products.

Napier was an early pioneer of net art and is still charting it’s future at Potatoland.org.  His interview is followed by Terri and Joanna discussing the new book “Dirty Words: A Literary Encyclopedia of Sex” by Ellen Sussman.

The intro is a gem.


Episode 170: Mark Staff Brandl

November 30, 2008 · Print This Article

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Duncan “the fieldmouse” MacKenzie interviews Mark “The EuroShark” Staff Brandl, theorist, writer, professor, artist, and contributor to Art in America, Sharkforum and Bad at Sports.

Richard expresses concern that Duncan is off his meds.
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