This week: Amanda and Richard talk to inbound apexart resident Reymar Gacutan as a part of our ongoing partnership.
Reymar Gacutan (b. 1972) is an artist and educator based in Quezon City, The Philippines, and currently teaches at the School for Design and Arts, De La Salle â€“ College of St. Benilde. Gacutan started his path as an artist in 1985 after winning a painting contest, and was then invited by the Department of Education to take the entrance exam for a scholarship at the Philippines High School for the Arts. In 1997 he graduated from the University of the Philippines, College of Fine Arts, with a degree in painting. In addition to his studies, Gacutan served as an apprentice to Mariano Madarang, an artist and ex-dean of PWU, and Zotter da Lavant, an Austrian artist, and through this learned art restoration and conservation. After graduating from the College of Fine Arts, Gacutan worked as a CGI/3D animation artist at Imagineers, Toonworks, and Tooncity, but found little fulfillment and decided to focus on his art. Since then he has exhibited in both solo and group shows and has taught at several schools in The Philippines.
February 11, 2013 · Print This Article
This week: Amanda interviews residents at apexart!
apexart and Bad at Sports continue the Resident Talk collaborations* with Inbound ResidentÂ Sojung JunÂ and Outbound ResidentShani PetersÂ in conversation with BAS’Â Amanda Browder.
Shani PetersÂ is a New York based artist working in video, collage, printmaking, and social practice public projects. Her work reflects interests in social-justice-oriented collective action, activism histories, cultural record keeping, media culture, and community building. Read more on herÂ resident page.
Sojung JunÂ is known for her video and performance art. One of her recent exhibitions,Â Artspectrum, which was shown in Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul in 2012, demonstrates Jun’s interest in producing a series of related shots that constitute a complete unit of video. Read more on herÂ resident page.
* Over the course of the series, the Bad at Sports team will grill and provoke apexart residents in increasingly ridiculous scenarios while talking art, residencies, the role of conversation, and the inspiration that comes with travel.
October 29, 2012 · Print This Article
This week: The first in our series of interview we did in partnership with apexart in New York! Duncan, Amanda, and Richard talk with Stephanie Powell and James Walsh about their experiences in the apexart residency program.
From the announcement:
The High Line
enter @ W 29th St. & 10th Ave.
apexart and Bad at Sports wrap up their season of Resident Talk collaborations* with Outbound ResidentsÂ James Walsh, who traveled to Bangkok, Thailand, andÂ Stephanie Powell, who traveled to Phnom Penh, Cambodia.Â Duncan MacKenzie,Â Richard Holland, andÂ Amanda BrowderÂ from the Bad at Sports team will conduct the interview at the Radial Bench on the High Line off the 29th Street entrance, getting to the bottom of what exactly the apexart Residency is and what James’ and Stephanie’s experiences were during their month away from their routine.
Before studying art,Â Stephanie Powell‘s initial career interest was in journalism, which has consistently challenged her to think critically about the storytelling component of her work. Stephanie is currently living in Brooklyn, NY, and is a Visiting Professor at Pratt Institute and Photography Technician at Parsons School of Design. Read more on herÂ resident page.
James WalshÂ has been making visual work in a variety of media since 1986, and has shown throughout the United States and in Turkey, Italy, England, and Sweden. He is the author of three books and numerous unique and limited-edition artist’s books. Read more on hisÂ resident page.
Amanda Browder, co-founder of Bad at Sports, is an internationally shown visual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
Lawyer by day,Â Richard HollandÂ is the co-founder of Bad at Sports and co-host of their Chicago broadcasts.
Duncan MacKenzie, co-founder of Bad at Sports, is a Chicago based Artist / Critic / Writer / Educator / Podcaster and generally a culture enthusiast.
* Over the course of the series, the Bad at Sports team will grill and provoke apexart residents in increasingly ridiculous scenarios while talking art, residencies, the role of conversation, and the inspiration that comes with travel.Â
apexart‘s exhibitions and public programs are supported in part by the Affirmation Arts Fund, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Edith C. Blum Foundation, Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, The Greenwich Collection Ltd., Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts.
291 Church Street, NYC, 10013
t. 212 431 5270
Commercials may or may not be the most creative thing on TV or the Internet, but we know you can make them better. Take any broadcast commercial, cut it, dub it, repeat it, or flip it and make it art for an upcoming apexart exhibition that will be on view from November 10 – December 22, 2010.
The Franchise Program: F 2011
Let us finance your exhibition anywhere in the world.
Accepting submissions from July 14 – October 1, 2010.
Mount your own group exhibition anywhere in the world. For the past two years, apexart has presented The Franchise exhibitions in Los Angeles (2009) and Thailand (2010). apexart will present two Franchise exhibitions anywhere in the world in 2011.
Unsolicited Proposal Program: UP 2011
Open call for apexart exhibitions.
Accepting submissions January 14 – February 14, 2011.
For the 14th year running, apexart accepts 600-word, idea-based proposals for exhibitions in New York City. Reviewed independently, anonymously and without support materials, submissions are evaluated solely on the strength of the idea. No mountain too high, no river too deep!
This week, Duncan, Amanda and Tom talk to artist Steven Rand, who is the founder and Executive Director of apexart in New York.
If you are in or around NYC this is the last week of “Don’t Piss On Me and Tell Me It’s Raining” the Bad at Sports organized show, go check it out while you still can!