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.


152 Pieces

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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
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Today, we take you to the marshes of South Florida to meet New York based photographer Adam Nadel. He introduces Getting the Water Right, an exhibi...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 09:02
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Today, we take you to Venice, Italy, to meet Hong Kong artist and composer Samson Young. He tells the stories behind Songs for Disaster Relief, his...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 14:28
Caption: Lisa Reihana's Emissaries in the New Zealand Pavilion.
Today, we take you to the Arsenale, historic shipyard and main venue for the 57th Venice Art Biennale. In the New Zealand pavilion, we hear artist ...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 15:18
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Today, we take you to Germany, to experience the 2017 edition of Skulptur Projekte Münster. The international public art exhibition that has taken ...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 26:03
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Today, we take you to Paris for a studio visit with French artist ORLAN. Surrounded by her books, sculptures, paintings and photographs, we talk ab...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 08:40
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Today, we explore the sounds of the international contemporary art exhibition documenta 14, in Athens, Greece, and Kassel, Germany.

  • Added: Aug 30, 2017
  • Length: 40:45
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Artist Alexa Lim Haas talks about Agua Viva, her newest animated short film. Agua Viva was among the twenty-four projects selected for a special on...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 09:34
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Caption: Jana Winderen recording 15 meters under the Sea Ice by the North Pole. We feature Winderen's work is a sonic experience in our Sounds of Norway episode., Credit: Jana Winderen
Our field recordings of conversations, performances and sound art in Oslo and Tromsø, Norway, during the 2017 International Association of Curators...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 42:35
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Our sound experience of the 57th Venice Art Biennale features field recordings of conversations, sound art and performance from Egypt, France, Germ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 43:34
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Live streaming from Cannibal Radio in Athens, Greece, we introduce you to four of the city's young culture makers. Rena Bak and Simos Ares are prod...

  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 39:24
Caption: Fountainhead Residency, Miami, Credit: Courtesy Fountainhead
Meet contemporary artists Simón Vega (El Salvador), Candelario (Cuba), and Gil Yefman (Israel) at the home of the Fountainhead Residency in Miami, ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 10:24
Caption: Cathy Byrd with Franklin Sirmans, 2014, Credit: Amy Sherald
Cathy Byrd talks with Franklin Sirmans about Prospect New Orleans, the U.S. Biennial the size of a city.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 13:50
Caption: CatVidFest, Credit: Walker Art Center
Cathy Byrd meets the Walker Art Center's Internet Cat Video Festival curators Scott Stulen and Katie Hill to talk about the legendary 2012 event.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2013
  • Length: 08:58