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Highlights of 2017

Artist Erica Scourti, curators Shama Khanna and Amanprit Sandhu, and writer and poet John Douglas Millar talk through their highlights of art and culture in 2017. Plus, the inaugural year of Studio Visit’s annual ‘immaterial awards’.

Highlights of 2017

Artist Erica Scourti, curators Shama Khanna and Amanprit Sandhu, and writer and poet John Douglas Millar talk through their highlights of art and culture in 2017. Plus, the inaugural year of Studio Visit’s annual ‘immaterial awards’.

Kevin Jerome Everson

Artist and filmmaker Kevin Jerome Everson is a master of film as a kind of metaphysical ethnography; using the moving image to pull the extraordinary, the poetic and the transcendental out of everyday life.

Kevin Jerome Everson

Artist and filmmaker Kevin Jerome Everson is a master of film as a kind of metaphysical ethnography; using the moving image to pull the extraordinary, the poetic and the transcendental out of everyday life.

Daria Martin

Daria Martin utilises the floating and sometimes disquieting illogic of dreams to produce arrestingly complex, and sensorially rich film works. She talks through her practice, and her pioneering edited compendium on the neurological condition known as ‘Mirror Touch Synaesthesia’.

Daria Martin

Daria Martin utilises the floating and sometimes disquieting illogic of dreams to produce arrestingly complex, and sensorially rich film works. She talks through her practice, and her pioneering edited compendium on the neurological condition known as ‘Mirror Touch Synaesthesia’.

Cenk Özbay & Caroline Tee

Sociologist Cenk Özbay talks through his instant classic & pioneering ethnography of male prostitution in Istanbul ‘Queering Sexualities in Turkey’,& Caroline Tee talks through her equally impressive book ‘The Gülen Movement in Turkey’.

Cenk Özbay & Caroline Tee

Sociologist Cenk Özbay talks through his instant classic & pioneering ethnography of male prostitution in Istanbul ‘Queering Sexualities in Turkey’,& Caroline Tee talks through her equally impressive book ‘The Gülen Movement in Turkey’.

Şolen Şanli and Zeynep Gönen

Sociologists Şolen Şanlı and Zeynep Gönen discuss their respective new books ‘Women and Cultural Citizenship in Turkey: Mass Media and ‘Woman’s Voice’ Television‘ and ‘The Politics of Crime in Turkey: Neoliberalism, Police and the Urban Poor‘.

Şolen Şanli and Zeynep Gönen

Sociologists Şolen Şanlı and Zeynep Gönen discuss their respective new books ‘Women and Cultural Citizenship in Turkey: Mass Media and ‘Woman’s Voice’ Television‘ and ‘The Politics of Crime in Turkey: Neoliberalism, Police and the Urban Poor‘.

Darby English: 1971 a Year In the Life of Color, and PLASTIK Film Festival, Dublin

Art historian Darby English, discusses Black abstraction in his new book ‘1971, A Year in the Life of Colour’; and from Dublin, the curators and artists of this year’s PLASTIK film festival (24 – 26 March) talk through their programme.

Darby English: 1971 a Year In the Life of Color, and PLASTIK Film Festival, Dublin

Art historian Darby English, discusses Black abstraction in his new book ‘1971, A Year in the Life of Colour’; and from Dublin, the curators and artists of this year’s PLASTIK film festival (24 – 26 March) talk through their programme.

Sarah Schulman

Writer Sarah Schulman discusses her new book ‘Conflict is Not Abuse’, a forcefully argued, timely and personal exploration of how the overstatement of harm can lead to shunning, state intervention or colonial oppression.

Sarah Schulman

Writer Sarah Schulman discusses her new book ‘Conflict is Not Abuse’, a forcefully argued, timely and personal exploration of how the overstatement of harm can lead to shunning, state intervention or colonial oppression.

Sophie Michael

Sophie Michael is a London based artist and filmmaker whose technically adept and aesthetically rich works explore cultural memory, colour, abstraction and expanded notions of animation.

Sophie Michael

Sophie Michael is a London based artist and filmmaker whose technically adept and aesthetically rich works explore cultural memory, colour, abstraction and expanded notions of animation.

Q-Art

Q-Art are an art education research, publishing, and events organisation. Their aim is to break down the barriers to further and higher level art education and contemporary art, through open crits, workshops and a series of incisive publications.

Q-Art

Q-Art are an art education research, publishing, and events organisation. Their aim is to break down the barriers to further and higher level art education and contemporary art, through open crits, workshops and a series of incisive publications.

Manon de Boer

Brussels based artist and filmmaker Manon de Boer creates subtly compelling and at times austerely beautiful works that explore time, memory, sound, performance and the formation of personal identity.

Manon de Boer

Brussels based artist and filmmaker Manon de Boer creates subtly compelling and at times austerely beautiful works that explore time, memory, sound, performance and the formation of personal identity.

Eddie Peake

Eddie Peake is a London-based artist whose multidisciplinary practice confidently inhabits the native fine art disciplines of painting, sculpture, video and performance, as well as the extra curricular fields of choreography and music.

Eddie Peake

Eddie Peake is a London-based artist whose multidisciplinary practice confidently inhabits the native fine art disciplines of painting, sculpture, video and performance, as well as the extra curricular fields of choreography and music.

Jean Fisher (1942 – 2016)

One of the pioneering art critics of the twentieth century, Jean Fisher has produced a prodigious body of critical work engaging with art and environmentalism, colonialism and postcolonial perspectives, feminism and anti-racism.

Jean Fisher (1942 – 2016)

One of the pioneering art critics of the twentieth century, Jean Fisher has produced a prodigious body of critical work engaging with art and environmentalism, colonialism and postcolonial perspectives, feminism and anti-racism.

The People Behind the Financial System and UCL Cut the Rent

Anabel Bennett & Jason Murugesu talk about the UCL rent strike; plus artists Helen Walker & Harun Morrison of ‘They Are Here’ discuss their participatory art work ‘The People Behind the Financial System’

The People Behind the Financial System and UCL Cut the Rent

Anabel Bennett & Jason Murugesu talk about the UCL rent strike; plus artists Helen Walker & Harun Morrison of ‘They Are Here’ discuss their participatory art work ‘The People Behind the Financial System’

Curator Round Table

A curator round table featuring Helen Nisbet and Marie D’Elbée on Opensource;Matthew Krishanu and Niamh White on Aviary; and Hansi Momodu-Gordon and Orla Houston-Jibo on Future Assembly.

Curator Round Table

A curator round table featuring Helen Nisbet and Marie D’Elbée on Opensource;Matthew Krishanu and Niamh White on Aviary; and Hansi Momodu-Gordon and Orla Houston-Jibo on Future Assembly.

Ane Hjort Guttu

Since the early 2000s Olso-based artist Ane Hjort Guttu has been exploring the boundary between art and life. Using film, photography, installation and intervention, her compelling and often challenging works uncover art’s liberatory possibilities.

Ane Hjort Guttu

Since the early 2000s Olso-based artist Ane Hjort Guttu has been exploring the boundary between art and life. Using film, photography, installation and intervention, her compelling and often challenging works uncover art’s liberatory possibilities.

Tamasin Cave and Matthew G. Kirschenbaum

Writer & campaigner Tamasin Cave discusses the world of commercial lobbying covered in her brilliant book ‘A Quiet Word’, & Matthew G. Kirschenbaum, English professor at MITH, surveys his groundbreaking new book  ‘Track Changes: A literary History of Word Processing’.

Tamasin Cave and Matthew G. Kirschenbaum

Writer & campaigner Tamasin Cave discusses the world of commercial lobbying covered in her brilliant book ‘A Quiet Word’, & Matthew G. Kirschenbaum, English professor at MITH, surveys his groundbreaking new book  ‘Track Changes: A literary History of Word Processing’.

Georgina Adam and Melanie Gerlis

Georgina Adam, author of ‘Big Bucks: The Explosion of the Art Market in the 21st Century’ (2015), and Melanie Gerlis, author of ‘Art as an Investment’ (2014), talk about their respective books and the contemporary art market.

Georgina Adam and Melanie Gerlis

Georgina Adam, author of ‘Big Bucks: The Explosion of the Art Market in the 21st Century’ (2015), and Melanie Gerlis, author of ‘Art as an Investment’ (2014), talk about their respective books and the contemporary art market.

Bonnie Camplin

Bonnie Camplin’s multidisciplinary oeuvre explores alternate realities, and heightened modes of consciousness and being, to push viewers to a dynamic territory where art is at once exhilarating and frightening in its ability to mesmerise, enlighten, unsettle and inspire.

Bonnie Camplin

Bonnie Camplin’s multidisciplinary oeuvre explores alternate realities, and heightened modes of consciousness and being, to push viewers to a dynamic territory where art is at once exhilarating and frightening in its ability to mesmerise, enlighten, unsettle and inspire.

Ben Cove (1974 – 2016)

Since 2002 Ben Cove has maintained a uniquely fluid approach to multidisciplinary practice. Working with sculpture, video, installation and painting his recent move into geometric abstraction is a striking revitalisation of the discipline.

Ben Cove (1974 – 2016)

Since 2002 Ben Cove has maintained a uniquely fluid approach to multidisciplinary practice. Working with sculpture, video, installation and painting his recent move into geometric abstraction is a striking revitalisation of the discipline.

Ed Atkins and James Richards’s X-mas music mix.

A christmas special. Artists James Richards and Ed Atkins provide Studio Visit with an hour long excerpt from their Xmas mix of experimental music, sound collage and field recording.

Ed Atkins and James Richards’s X-mas music mix.

A christmas special. Artists James Richards and Ed Atkins provide Studio Visit with an hour long excerpt from their Xmas mix of experimental music, sound collage and field recording.

Karl Ohiri

Karl Ohiri is a London-based artist interested in the dynamics of identity, bereavement and the migrant experience. His often intensely personal oeuvre uses photography, text and video to plot an affecting route straight to the heart of the human condition.

Karl Ohiri

Karl Ohiri is a London-based artist interested in the dynamics of identity, bereavement and the migrant experience. His often intensely personal oeuvre uses photography, text and video to plot an affecting route straight to the heart of the human condition.

Russell Newell

Since the late 1970s writer, photographer and filmmaker Russell Newell has explored dynamics of identity formation, the genius loci of South London and the metaphysical undercurrents that power both.

Russell Newell

Since the late 1970s writer, photographer and filmmaker Russell Newell has explored dynamics of identity formation, the genius loci of South London and the metaphysical undercurrents that power both.

Grant D Taylor & Tung-Hui Hu

This week’s guests on Studio Visit are Tung-Hui Hu, author of the brilliant newly published book ‘A Prehistory of the Cloud’; and Grant D. Taylor, author of ‘When the Machine Made Art’ a peerless history of computer art in the

Grant D Taylor & Tung-Hui Hu

This week’s guests on Studio Visit are Tung-Hui Hu, author of the brilliant newly published book ‘A Prehistory of the Cloud’; and Grant D. Taylor, author of ‘When the Machine Made Art’ a peerless history of computer art in the

Frederica Frabetti and Mark Fell

Federica Frabetti, author of Software Theory, and musician Mark Bell, discuss their approaches to thinking through and using software.

Frederica Frabetti and Mark Fell

Federica Frabetti, author of Software Theory, and musician Mark Bell, discuss their approaches to thinking through and using software.

Rebecca Allen and Zabet Patterson

Artist and serial innovator Rebecca Allen, and Zabet Patterson, author of newly published MIT book ‘Peripheral Vision’, talk about different approaches to contemporary art and technology.

Rebecca Allen and Zabet Patterson

Artist and serial innovator Rebecca Allen, and Zabet Patterson, author of newly published MIT book ‘Peripheral Vision’, talk about different approaches to contemporary art and technology.

Lawrence Lek and Cécile B. Evans

London based artists Lawrence Lek and Cécile B. Evans talk about their respective approaches to art through technology.

Lawrence Lek and Cécile B. Evans

London based artists Lawrence Lek and Cécile B. Evans talk about their respective approaches to art through technology.

Murray Shanahan

Professor of Cognitive Robotics at Imperial College, London, Murray Shanahan talks about his newly published and unputdownable book ‘The Technological Singularity’.

Murray Shanahan

Professor of Cognitive Robotics at Imperial College, London, Murray Shanahan talks about his newly published and unputdownable book ‘The Technological Singularity’.

Manfred Mohr

Since the late 1960s, Manfred Mohr has been using computers and algorithms to produce drawings, films and wall reliefs. The results are compelling works of geometrical abstraction that exercise the mind and excite the eye.

Manfred Mohr

Since the late 1960s, Manfred Mohr has been using computers and algorithms to produce drawings, films and wall reliefs. The results are compelling works of geometrical abstraction that exercise the mind and excite the eye.

Whitney Phillips and Joseph M.Reagle

Whitney Phillips and Joseph M. Reagle, authors of two pertinent and incisive new books published by MIT, explore the culture of comment and criticism on the world wide web.

Whitney Phillips and Joseph M.Reagle

Whitney Phillips and Joseph M. Reagle, authors of two pertinent and incisive new books published by MIT, explore the culture of comment and criticism on the world wide web.

Eugene Palmer

Eugene Palmer is a painter who, since the late 1970s, has explored notions of selfhood, identity and cultural history, but it is the detail and radiant humanity of his subjects that burn indelible images into viewers’ minds.

Eugene Palmer

Eugene Palmer is a painter who, since the late 1970s, has explored notions of selfhood, identity and cultural history, but it is the detail and radiant humanity of his subjects that burn indelible images into viewers’ minds.

The L.A. Rebellion

From the late 1960s-90s the L.A. Rebellion, a group of LA-based filmmakers, forged a new black cinema of complex & compassionate depictions of African American life. Guests inc: Billy Woodberry, Barbara McCullough & Ben R Caldwell, actor Roger Guenveur Smith,

The L.A. Rebellion

From the late 1960s-90s the L.A. Rebellion, a group of LA-based filmmakers, forged a new black cinema of complex & compassionate depictions of African American life. Guests inc: Billy Woodberry, Barbara McCullough & Ben R Caldwell, actor Roger Guenveur Smith,

Gareth Long

Gareth Long is an artist with an incredible nose for cultural research. From video objects to books that write themselves, he possesses the singular ability to formalise the events and ideas he uncovers in compelling projects and artefacts.

Gareth Long

Gareth Long is an artist with an incredible nose for cultural research. From video objects to books that write themselves, he possesses the singular ability to formalise the events and ideas he uncovers in compelling projects and artefacts.

Contemporary Artists in Dublin

Recorded before a live audience at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, guests include artist and curator Sibyl Montague, artists Dan Tuomey, Oisín O’Brien, Kerry Guinan and Eimear Walshe, writer Megan Nolan and singer-songwriter Molly Garvey.

Contemporary Artists in Dublin

Recorded before a live audience at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, guests include artist and curator Sibyl Montague, artists Dan Tuomey, Oisín O’Brien, Kerry Guinan and Eimear Walshe, writer Megan Nolan and singer-songwriter Molly Garvey.

Lutz Förster

Current artistic director of Pina Bausch’s Tanztheater Wuppertal Lutz Förster is an extraordinary dancer, performer and teacher whose career spans four decades.

Lutz Förster

Current artistic director of Pina Bausch’s Tanztheater Wuppertal Lutz Förster is an extraordinary dancer, performer and teacher whose career spans four decades.

Valeria Napoleone

Valeria Napoleone has been a patron and collector of art since the late 1990s. Her pursuit is dedicated to the support and collection of work by female contemporary artists.

Valeria Napoleone

Valeria Napoleone has been a patron and collector of art since the late 1990s. Her pursuit is dedicated to the support and collection of work by female contemporary artists.

Vivienne Dick

Vivienne Dick is a Dublin-based artist and filmmaker with the unparalleled ability to capture the essence of a city, from subcultures to the metaphysical and political currents propelling shifts in culture and society.

Vivienne Dick

Vivienne Dick is a Dublin-based artist and filmmaker with the unparalleled ability to capture the essence of a city, from subcultures to the metaphysical and political currents propelling shifts in culture and society.

Student Protest & Action

Students from Central St Martins College of Art (London), the National College of Art and Design (Dublin), and Goldsmiths University (London) talk about their respective current actions and protests against the marketisation of higher education.

Student Protest & Action

Students from Central St Martins College of Art (London), the National College of Art and Design (Dublin), and Goldsmiths University (London) talk about their respective current actions and protests against the marketisation of higher education.

K-HOLE

K-Hole are a trend forecasting art group with a talent for identifying the essence of emerging North American pop cultural trends and then crystallising them in PDFs featuring observations that are funny, compelling and at times triumphantly empty.

K-HOLE

K-Hole are a trend forecasting art group with a talent for identifying the essence of emerging North American pop cultural trends and then crystallising them in PDFs featuring observations that are funny, compelling and at times triumphantly empty.

Clifford Owens

Since the early 2000s Clifford Owens has used his exceptional ability as a performance artist to connect with audiences worldwide, uncover the history of African American performance art, and to place the idea of presence centre stage.

Clifford Owens

Since the early 2000s Clifford Owens has used his exceptional ability as a performance artist to connect with audiences worldwide, uncover the history of African American performance art, and to place the idea of presence centre stage.

Alanna Heiss

Alanna Heiss, founder and former director of MoMA PS1, is one of the most important curators of the 20th century. Her fearlessness and innovation continue with her directorship of Clocktower Productions, an arts organisation with a sprawling project portfolio.

Alanna Heiss

Alanna Heiss, founder and former director of MoMA PS1, is one of the most important curators of the 20th century. Her fearlessness and innovation continue with her directorship of Clocktower Productions, an arts organisation with a sprawling project portfolio.

Marisa Olson

Marisa Olson is an artist, writer, curator and media theorist. Her compelling works explore the role the internet and technological history have played and continue to play in our lives.

Marisa Olson

Marisa Olson is an artist, writer, curator and media theorist. Her compelling works explore the role the internet and technological history have played and continue to play in our lives.

Dara Birnbaum

Dara Birnbaum’s pioneering installation and video works deconstructed the stereotypical images of TV, inspired the scratch video movement in britain and laid the ground for todays cut and paste generation.

Dara Birnbaum

Dara Birnbaum’s pioneering installation and video works deconstructed the stereotypical images of TV, inspired the scratch video movement in britain and laid the ground for todays cut and paste generation.

Tim Rollins and KOS

Art and alternative education group Tim Rollins and KOS use novels and musical scores as the basis of paintings, sculpture and installation. Their innovative approach of working directly on the pages of texts is both powerfully affecting and starkly beautiful.

Tim Rollins and KOS

Art and alternative education group Tim Rollins and KOS use novels and musical scores as the basis of paintings, sculpture and installation. Their innovative approach of working directly on the pages of texts is both powerfully affecting and starkly beautiful.

2014 so far…

Guests including artist Rachel Reupke, curator Shoair Mavlian, writer John Douglas Millar, and writer and curator Helen Kaplinsky, talk about the year’s art world highlights so far.

2014 so far…

Guests including artist Rachel Reupke, curator Shoair Mavlian, writer John Douglas Millar, and writer and curator Helen Kaplinsky, talk about the year’s art world highlights so far.

Jimmie Durham

Jimmie Durham is a writer, poet, sculptor, and performance artist of Cherokee descent. Since the 1960s he has developed an astonishing breadth of contemporary work that is both fiercely political and conceptually rich.

Jimmie Durham

Jimmie Durham is a writer, poet, sculptor, and performance artist of Cherokee descent. Since the 1960s he has developed an astonishing breadth of contemporary work that is both fiercely political and conceptually rich.

Alice Khalilova

Alice Khalilova’s intelligent and densely layered sculptural constellations, performances and texts explore tension, Cartesian dualism, eastern philosophy, digital flatness and tactility: all deeply considered investigations executed in a rich and singular aesthetic language.

Alice Khalilova

Alice Khalilova’s intelligent and densely layered sculptural constellations, performances and texts explore tension, Cartesian dualism, eastern philosophy, digital flatness and tactility: all deeply considered investigations executed in a rich and singular aesthetic language.

Clunie Reid

Clunie Reid’s strikingly visceral oeuvre draws on our accelerated digital present in order to stage installations, reinvigorate the practice of collage and tap into the hypnotic affect of moving image.

Clunie Reid

Clunie Reid’s strikingly visceral oeuvre draws on our accelerated digital present in order to stage installations, reinvigorate the practice of collage and tap into the hypnotic affect of moving image.

Cass Pennant

Cass Pennant is a writer, historian, filmmaker and former member of the notorious football firm, the ICF. The author of nine books, Pennant’s unparalleled ouevre captures the reality of 70s and 80s working class subcultures in vivid and compelling detail.

Cass Pennant

Cass Pennant is a writer, historian, filmmaker and former member of the notorious football firm, the ICF. The author of nine books, Pennant’s unparalleled ouevre captures the reality of 70s and 80s working class subcultures in vivid and compelling detail.

John Wynne

John Wynne is one of the leading proponents of sound art. Over the past two decades his deeply considered multidisciplinary projects have explored two regions: socially engaged practice and the physiological and architectural possibilities of pure and concrete sound.  

John Wynne

John Wynne is one of the leading proponents of sound art. Over the past two decades his deeply considered multidisciplinary projects have explored two regions: socially engaged practice and the physiological and architectural possibilities of pure and concrete sound.  

Music and Art Part 2

Focussing on exceptional collaborative work between composers and contemporary artists. This episode features Sean Griffin on his work with Catherine Sullivan and Joakim Bouaziz on his work with Camille Henrot.

Music and Art Part 2

Focussing on exceptional collaborative work between composers and contemporary artists. This episode features Sean Griffin on his work with Catherine Sullivan and Joakim Bouaziz on his work with Camille Henrot.

2014 Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards nominees

Artists Lucy Clout, Kate Cooper Anne Haaning and Marianna Simnett talk about their works as shortlisted artists in the 2014 Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards.

2014 Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards nominees

Artists Lucy Clout, Kate Cooper Anne Haaning and Marianna Simnett talk about their works as shortlisted artists in the 2014 Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards.

Music and Art Part 1

Focussing on exceptional collaborative work between composers and artists. This episode Jonathan Bepler talks about his work on the Cremaster Cycle and upcoming opera River of Fundament; and Jed Kurzel talks about his incredible soundtrack for Snowtown

Music and Art Part 1

Focussing on exceptional collaborative work between composers and artists. This episode Jonathan Bepler talks about his work on the Cremaster Cycle and upcoming opera River of Fundament; and Jed Kurzel talks about his incredible soundtrack for Snowtown

Polly Staple

In her five years as director, Polly Staple has made Chisenhale one of the most innovative and well respected exhibition spaces in London. In this programme we cover her curatorial career, from independent projects, Cubitt and Frieze to today.

Polly Staple

In her five years as director, Polly Staple has made Chisenhale one of the most innovative and well respected exhibition spaces in London. In this programme we cover her curatorial career, from independent projects, Cubitt and Frieze to today.

Carolee Schneemann

Carolee Schneemann is a pioneering American painter, installation, performance and multimedia artist,  known for discourses centred on the body, sexuality and gender.

Carolee Schneemann

Carolee Schneemann is a pioneering American painter, installation, performance and multimedia artist,  known for discourses centred on the body, sexuality and gender.

James Richards

Winner of the Jarman Film Award in 2012, James Richards is a multidisciplinary British artist, curator and composer, who produces striking video works that make exceptional and affecting use of found footage.

James Richards

Winner of the Jarman Film Award in 2012, James Richards is a multidisciplinary British artist, curator and composer, who produces striking video works that make exceptional and affecting use of found footage.

2013: That Was The Year That Was

From fake art controversies to pop culture’s awkward alliance with ‘art’, various guests take a look at their favourite exhibitions and events of 2013.

2013: That Was The Year That Was

From fake art controversies to pop culture’s awkward alliance with ‘art’, various guests take a look at their favourite exhibitions and events of 2013.

Jeffrey Brown

Initially best known for a trilogy of groundbreaking relationships memoirs, American cartoonist Jeffrey Brown’s  prolific output has covered everything from dysfunctional superheroes to the paternal life of Darth Vader.

Jeffrey Brown

Initially best known for a trilogy of groundbreaking relationships memoirs, American cartoonist Jeffrey Brown’s  prolific output has covered everything from dysfunctional superheroes to the paternal life of Darth Vader.

Grace Schwindt

German-born and London-based artist Grace Schwindt discusses the themes, ideas and techniques driving her complex multidisciplinary practice; encompassing video and film, performance and sculpture.

Grace Schwindt

German-born and London-based artist Grace Schwindt discusses the themes, ideas and techniques driving her complex multidisciplinary practice; encompassing video and film, performance and sculpture.

Willie Doherty

Since 1986 Irish photographer and video artist Willie Doherty has been primarily investigating and documenting one site, Derry in Northern Ireland. His works exude an irresistible intensity that pulls the viewer into territories of stillness and metaphysical disquiet.

Willie Doherty

Since 1986 Irish photographer and video artist Willie Doherty has been primarily investigating and documenting one site, Derry in Northern Ireland. His works exude an irresistible intensity that pulls the viewer into territories of stillness and metaphysical disquiet.

Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith, guitarist in the popular UK rock band The Noisettes, talks about his collection of unreleased, analogue electronic music and performs in the studio.

Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith, guitarist in the popular UK rock band The Noisettes, talks about his collection of unreleased, analogue electronic music and performs in the studio.

Turner Prize 2013

Dispatches from the opening week of the 2013 Turner prize; including interviews with David Shrigley, Turner judge and critic Declan Long,  curators Maoliosa Boyle, Aileen Burns and Johan Lund, and views from a survivor of Tino Seghal’s These Associations.

Turner Prize 2013

Dispatches from the opening week of the 2013 Turner prize; including interviews with David Shrigley, Turner judge and critic Declan Long,  curators Maoliosa Boyle, Aileen Burns and Johan Lund, and views from a survivor of Tino Seghal’s These Associations.

Beatrice Gibson

British artist, master filmmaker and 2013 Jarman award nominee Beatrice Gibson, talks improvisation, collectivity, Cornelius Cardew and the story behind one of the most breathtaking tracking shots in artists’ film and video history.

Beatrice Gibson

British artist, master filmmaker and 2013 Jarman award nominee Beatrice Gibson, talks improvisation, collectivity, Cornelius Cardew and the story behind one of the most breathtaking tracking shots in artists’ film and video history.

Jason Lutes and Ubermorgen

Jason Lutes, author of epic graphic novel series Berlin, talks about the making of a 21st century classic; plus Lizvlx and Hans Bernhard of artist duo Ubermorgen explore their current exhibition Userunfriendly.

Jason Lutes and Ubermorgen

Jason Lutes, author of epic graphic novel series Berlin, talks about the making of a 21st century classic; plus Lizvlx and Hans Bernhard of artist duo Ubermorgen explore their current exhibition Userunfriendly.

Chelsea MA Graduates 2013

Class of 2013 Chelsea MA graduates Sean Penlington, Jamie Barbor, James Edgar, Heather Ross, Ellen Angus and Ellie Bradford discuss their work.

Chelsea MA Graduates 2013

Class of 2013 Chelsea MA graduates Sean Penlington, Jamie Barbor, James Edgar, Heather Ross, Ellen Angus and Ellie Bradford discuss their work.

Catherine Sullivan

Catherine Sullivan is a Chicago based artist whose highly complex and compellingly visceral work combines video, performance art, avant-garde cinema, and the history of theatre.

Catherine Sullivan

Catherine Sullivan is a Chicago based artist whose highly complex and compellingly visceral work combines video, performance art, avant-garde cinema, and the history of theatre.

JD Samson and Seth Bogart

Alternative icons JD Samson of Le Tigre and MEN, and Seth Bogart lead singer with Hunx and His Punx talk art projects, feminism, house, punk, and queer pop.

JD Samson and Seth Bogart

Alternative icons JD Samson of Le Tigre and MEN, and Seth Bogart lead singer with Hunx and His Punx talk art projects, feminism, house, punk, and queer pop.

Ed Atkins

Since the late 2000s Ed Atkins has been producing video works that are a compelling fusion of experimental sound, writing and digital animation. Often built around a central monologue they offer viewers instances of strangeness, complexity and beauty

Ed Atkins

Since the late 2000s Ed Atkins has been producing video works that are a compelling fusion of experimental sound, writing and digital animation. Often built around a central monologue they offer viewers instances of strangeness, complexity and beauty

Cody Critcheloe

Renaissance man Cody Critcheloe is the creator, vocalist and lead provocateur in the American performance art electro group SSION.

Cody Critcheloe

Renaissance man Cody Critcheloe is the creator, vocalist and lead provocateur in the American performance art electro group SSION.

Stuart Brisley

Endurance, primal regression, ordure and disharmony these are some of the key themes in Stuart Brisley’s challenging performance art work. In this interview Brisley discusses the genesis and progress of his practice from the 1960s to ’80s.

Stuart Brisley

Endurance, primal regression, ordure and disharmony these are some of the key themes in Stuart Brisley’s challenging performance art work. In this interview Brisley discusses the genesis and progress of his practice from the 1960s to ’80s.

Sokari Douglas Camp

Sokari Douglas Camp is a Nigerian-born, London-based sculptor. Working primarily with steel, her art investigates and represent aspects of her cultural heritage, international politics, and British life.

Sokari Douglas Camp

Sokari Douglas Camp is a Nigerian-born, London-based sculptor. Working primarily with steel, her art investigates and represent aspects of her cultural heritage, international politics, and British life.

Simeon Coxe

American musician and composer Simeon Coxe is the  synth experimenter and vocalist in legendary New York band Silver Apples, one of the most innovative, otherworldly, and much-copied electronic music groups of the twentieth century.

Simeon Coxe

American musician and composer Simeon Coxe is the  synth experimenter and vocalist in legendary New York band Silver Apples, one of the most innovative, otherworldly, and much-copied electronic music groups of the twentieth century.

Ian Forsyth and Jane Pollard

British artists Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard’s works centre on installation, sound, video and performance art. From re-enacments of key cultural events to music videos featuring Nick Cave and Gil Scott-Heron a commitment to affect suffuses all of their works.

Ian Forsyth and Jane Pollard

British artists Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard’s works centre on installation, sound, video and performance art. From re-enacments of key cultural events to music videos featuring Nick Cave and Gil Scott-Heron a commitment to affect suffuses all of their works.

Aura Satz

Aura Satz explores the sociological, metaphysical, and spiritual resonances of sound. Her inventive video and performance works guide audiences towards deeper considerations of their sonic environments.

Aura Satz

Aura Satz explores the sociological, metaphysical, and spiritual resonances of sound. Her inventive video and performance works guide audiences towards deeper considerations of their sonic environments.

Susan Hiller

Susan Hiller is one of the most consistently brilliant artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Her works, comprising installation, video, photography, performance and writing, compound journeys into the unknown with an intellectual rigour that is startlingly poetic.

Susan Hiller

Susan Hiller is one of the most consistently brilliant artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Her works, comprising installation, video, photography, performance and writing, compound journeys into the unknown with an intellectual rigour that is startlingly poetic.

Mike Nelson, Alice Channer, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Rebecca Byrne and Raquel Garina

Alice Channer and Jessica Jackson Hutchins talk about their current exhibitions at the Hepworth Wakefield, Eastside Projects director Gavin Wade talks about Mike Nelson’s M6 exhibition, and much much more.

Mike Nelson, Alice Channer, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Rebecca Byrne and Raquel Garina

Alice Channer and Jessica Jackson Hutchins talk about their current exhibitions at the Hepworth Wakefield, Eastside Projects director Gavin Wade talks about Mike Nelson’s M6 exhibition, and much much more.

Sahej Rahal, Cristiano Lenhardt, and Feminism in Exhibition.

Gasworks’ international residency artists Cristiano Lenhardt and Sahej Rahal talk about their work, Yolanda Hanson and Morgan Quaintance discuss the  current wave of feminism in exhibition sweeping across London.

Sahej Rahal, Cristiano Lenhardt, and Feminism in Exhibition.

Gasworks’ international residency artists Cristiano Lenhardt and Sahej Rahal talk about their work, Yolanda Hanson and Morgan Quaintance discuss the  current wave of feminism in exhibition sweeping across London.

George Barber

Scratch and Slacker video art pioneer George Barber creates pop-like video collages, and surreal micro-dramas from the anecdotal detritus of modern life.

George Barber

Scratch and Slacker video art pioneer George Barber creates pop-like video collages, and surreal micro-dramas from the anecdotal detritus of modern life.

Thick Ear

Thick Ear are a ten man British sonic arts collective. Members Geoff Howse, Jack James, and Kevin Logan discuss issues around the transference of data into sound and its obverse – the transference of sound into data.

Thick Ear

Thick Ear are a ten man British sonic arts collective. Members Geoff Howse, Jack James, and Kevin Logan discuss issues around the transference of data into sound and its obverse – the transference of sound into data.

Shezad Dawood

Shezad Dawood’s diverse multi-medium practice creates discursive networks across parallel time frames, locations and communities. His works often include restaged and reimagined moments appropriated from multiple cultures and histories.  

Shezad Dawood

Shezad Dawood’s diverse multi-medium practice creates discursive networks across parallel time frames, locations and communities. His works often include restaged and reimagined moments appropriated from multiple cultures and histories.  

Michael Smith

Michael Smith is a pioneer of performance and post-portapak video art. Since 1979, the majority of his work has centered on the development of an extraordinarily prescient and sympathetic character, the naïve and somewhat inept Everyman “Mike”.

Michael Smith

Michael Smith is a pioneer of performance and post-portapak video art. Since 1979, the majority of his work has centered on the development of an extraordinarily prescient and sympathetic character, the naïve and somewhat inept Everyman “Mike”.

Ursula Mayer

Working across a range of media, Ursula Mayer explores performative staging and perception patterns in photography and film, referencing popular music, avant-garde and classical hollywood films as well as architecture.

Ursula Mayer

Working across a range of media, Ursula Mayer explores performative staging and perception patterns in photography and film, referencing popular music, avant-garde and classical hollywood films as well as architecture.

Lin + Lam

Lin + Lam works are often inspired by a particular site, historical incident, or political issue. Their collaboration brings together their backgrounds in architecture, photography, sculpture, installation and time-based media.

Lin + Lam

Lin + Lam works are often inspired by a particular site, historical incident, or political issue. Their collaboration brings together their backgrounds in architecture, photography, sculpture, installation and time-based media.

Alanna Lockward and Zak Ove

Author, critic, and curator Alanna Lockward, and artist and filmmaker Zak Ove discuss developments in post-colonial critical discourse. 

Alanna Lockward and Zak Ove

Author, critic, and curator Alanna Lockward, and artist and filmmaker Zak Ove discuss developments in post-colonial critical discourse. 

Kathleen Daniel

Berlin-based video artist and musician Kathleen Daniel mixes psychedelia, conscious poetry, surrealism, street-wise documentary, and new-age spiritualism into a singular aesthetic, both rich and strange.

Kathleen Daniel

Berlin-based video artist and musician Kathleen Daniel mixes psychedelia, conscious poetry, surrealism, street-wise documentary, and new-age spiritualism into a singular aesthetic, both rich and strange.

Gordon Cheung

Gordon Cheung’s multimedia works, large scale paintings and figurative sculptures illustrate the barren, ruinous landscape of a possible, post-financial crash future. Psychedelic, disorienting and yet compelling, Cheung creates an immersive and highly believable reality that swallows the viewer whole. Download

Gordon Cheung

Gordon Cheung’s multimedia works, large scale paintings and figurative sculptures illustrate the barren, ruinous landscape of a possible, post-financial crash future. Psychedelic, disorienting and yet compelling, Cheung creates an immersive and highly believable reality that swallows the viewer whole. Download