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 FreshArtInternational.com, iTunes, Android, and SoundCloud.


187 Pieces

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Caption: Naama Tsabar, Credit: Amy Sherald
Naama Tsabar and Mindy Abovitz talk about the music festival they produced on Randall's Island during Frieze New York.

  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 18:12
Caption: Kara Walker, A Subtlety, Credit: Amy Sherald
This episode features A Subtlety, the first ever public art project by American artist Kara Walker.

  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 14:53
Caption: Cathy Byrd with Sylvie Fortin, Credit: Amy Sherald
This episode features FAI's Cathy Byrd in conversation with Montreal Biennial Artistic Director Sylvie Fortin about the 2014 citywide exhibition.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 17:57
Caption: Irene Hofmann, Director, SITE Santa Fe
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 ...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 26:16
Caption: No Man's Land, Credit: Gianfranco Foschino
This episode features Unsettled Landscapes, the 2014 international art biennial at SITE Santa Fe, New Mexico.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 12:53
Caption: Remy Jungerman
In this episode, Surinamese-Dutch artist Remy Jungerman talks about how European modernism and Afro-religious aesthetics influence his work.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 15:54
Caption: Andrea Bowers, Credit: Courtesy the artist and Susanne Vielmetter Projects
This episode features Los Angeles-based artist activist Andrea Bowers, whose vivid work is featured in two North American biennials this year.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2014
  • Length: 17:58
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In this Fresh Talk episode, Miami-based artist Jillian Mayer introduces 400 Nudes, a revealing found photo project that she presents online and in ...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 11:48
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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 ...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 09:26
Caption: Lynda Benglis, Pink Lady, 2014, detail, Credit: 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 ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 09:06
Caption: Tameka Norris, Credit: courtesy Tameka Norris
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 Pros...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 12:07
Caption: Cheryl Pope, Up Against, Credit: Auto Body
Chicago-based artist Cheryl Pope talks about Up Against, a performance in which she boxes down 700 water-filled balloons suspended from the ceiling...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 10:10
Caption: Agustina Woodgate, Credit: Monica McGivern
Argentinian artist Agustina Woodgate talks about her bilingual internet radio station Radio Espacio Estacion.

  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 10:19
Caption: Okwui Enwezor, Credit: artnet.com
Nigerian-born curator Okwui Enwezor, the art biennial's director, sparked this conversation about an expanding black presence in the global contemp...

  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: 09:25
Caption: Cuban artist Alexandre Arrechea, Credit: Ladyrene Perez
We celebrate the inaugural Cuban Art Awards at the 12th Havana Biennial.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2015
  • Length: 07:35
Caption: Tania Bruguera reading Hannah Arendt in Havana, Credit: Enrique de la Osa, via PRI
Recorded in Havana, this Fresh Talk episode features controversial Cuban artist Tania Bruguera and her recent launch of a new initiative: the Hanna...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 09:31
Caption: Camille Norment, Credit: Office for Contemporary Art Norway/Marta Buso
This episode features Camille Norment, an American-born artist, and the sonic environment she created for the Nordic Pavilion at the 56th Venice Ar...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 09:13
Caption: Ana Mendez, Liminal Being, Credit: Courtesy of the artist
This episode features Miami-born artist Ana Mendez and Liminal Being, her December 2014 action-based performance.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
Caption: Binelde Hyrcan
Angolan artist Binelde Hyrcan talks about the transcendence of the imagination in a video featuring four young boys on a beach in his home country.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 05:43
Caption: Erika Hoffmann, Credit: Initiartive Magazine
In Berlin, contemporary art collector Erika Hoffmann talks about her love for artists who invent new genres.

  • Added: Aug 13, 2015
  • Length: 08:28