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, iTunes, Android, and SoundCloud.

187 Pieces

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Art with a Sense of Place considers creative projects that respond to a physical space and those that react to or embrace a historic moment, a cult...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:47
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For the 33rd São Paulo Biennial, curator Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro challenges the norm. Rather than explore an overarching theme, he invited seven art...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 19:25
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In 2018, Fresh Art International broadens engagement in the Caribbean, traveling to the Dominican Republic for Tilting Axis 4, the fourth annual me...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 50:04
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Artist Hilary Powell and filmmaker Dan Edelstyn, an inventive couple based in London, have decided to wreak a bit of havoc with the capitalist syst...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2018
  • Length: 14:48
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We meet Los Angeles based artist Mark Bradford—known for connecting art with the real world—when he represents the United States in the 57th Venice...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 09:01
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Connecting art with streaming social media and news technology, Whithervane designers Cezanne Charles and John Marshall invite us to think about th...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2018
  • Length: 11:20
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What does it mean to be Black in 21st century America? The expression of Blackness in art has a history of intricate connections to civil rights an...

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  • Added: Sep 14, 2018
  • Length: 56:29
  • Purchases: 1
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In 2018, seventy-five artists from thirty-three countries came together for the contemporary African art biennial known as Dak’Art. The offsite pro...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2018
  • Length: 47:29
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At the 57th Venice Art Biennale, Miami-based curator Tami Katz-Freiman guides us through the multi-media installation that artist Gal Weinstein cre...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 15:36
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The BLCK Family, a Miami-based creative collective, fosters opportunities for individual artists to share their original music and poetry in intima...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 11:51
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Egyptian artist Magdi Mostafa's interactive environment for the 2018 Dakar Biennial of Contemporary African Art turns the sounds of analog technolo...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 09:05
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Today, capitalism, aka the free market, is linked to trade wars, suffocating student debt, entire countries gone bankrupt, burgeoning virtual curre...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:36
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Dancer choreographer Jenny Larsson enlivens our understanding of how the Far North's deep cold is essential to the balance of the Earth's biosphere...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2018
  • Length: 11:00
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We follow artist Joana Choumali from the Ivory Coast Pavilion at the 57th Venice Art Bienniale to Dak'Art 2018, as she explores the shared experien...

  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 17:50
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American virtuoso Jason Moran is a genius jazz pianist known for performing experimental compositions in collaborative projects with visual artists...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 18:11
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On Miami Beach, we meet American writer Kurt Andersen. Besides writing novels, he has opined on America’s political landscape for The New York Time...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 14:20
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What does it mean to be a contemporary art curator in the 21st century? Follow us to Norway, where you'll meet a few of the curators gathering for ...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 12:55
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Today, we take you to South Florida, for a conversation about public art with Swiss born artist Ugo Rondinone. Miami Mountain is the latest in his ...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 08:34
Caption: "Maria" by Dara Friedman. , Credit: Courtesy of Perez Art Museum, Miami
Artist Dara Friedman and curator Rene Morales talk about Perfect Stranger, Friedman's mid-career survey at the Perez Art Museum, Miami. The exhibit...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 16:25
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Today we take you to the intersection of nature, art and technology to meet Amsterdam-based artists Ralph Nauta and Lonneka Gordjein of Studio Drif...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 12:15