The Artword Podcast

The Artword Podcast
Dynamic interviews with artists, curators and inspiring people from all around the art world.

#18 - Brooke Devenney on Fundraising
Nov 7 • 23 min
Director of Individual Giving at MOCA, Brooke Devenney gives us some proper behind the scenes information about the role of fundraising at a large museum. She talks about different layers of engagement with the museum. How the museum invite individuals…
#17 - Brian Chambers on Glaze
Aug 30 • 20 min
#16 - Todd Lerew on Specific Museums
Aug 22 • 16 min
#15 - Chris Kraus on Film
Aug 8 • 12 min
In this episode writer and filmmaker Chris Kraus speak about the difference between writing and film making, her influences and of the summer she got her first camera. The Los Angeles-based writer and I met in Stockholm a couple of days before the opening…
#14 - William Zaluski on the Getty
Jul 19 • 16 min
Gallery educator William Zaluski talks about the imaginative experience of visiting a museum and the fabulous tram ride up the hill to the Getty Center. We discuss contemporary panel conservation, a typical tour of the museum for students, and a couple of…
#13 - Tracy Kinnally on Frieze LA
Jun 8 • 14 min
Tracy Kinnally is an art advisor practicing in New York City and internationally. After the first edition of Frieze Los Angeles, we sat down to discuss the fair. Covering what was special about it and the art on display. Tracy also talks about the world…
#12 - Justin Jorgensen on Dapper Day
Apr 11 • 46 min
Dapper Day is an organization celebrating refined style by organizing social events with various locations. The founder Justin Jorgensen tell us all about the first outing at Disneyland. We discuss life and art and what a good party must include. There’s…
#11 - Ellen Donnelly on Wellness
Mar 21 • 20 min
In this episode I speak with the artist Ellen Donnelly. A conversation about wellness evolving from her immersive video installation Call Me A Rabbit, on display at Actual Size Los Angeles. The video…
#10 - Hailey Loman on LACA
Feb 28 • 17 min
Los Angeles Contemporary Archive (LACA), a hidden gem in Chinatown, is an artist-run repository archive. Director Hailey Loman and I sit down to speak about how the archive came about, what you can find there and what makes the value of residue.
#9 - Jeffrey Alan Scudder on Radical Digital Painting
Jan 17 • 26 min
Jeffrey Alan Scudder is a contemporary artist who travels and spends his time performing, programming and making pictures. In this episode we discuss Jeffrey’s lecture performances on Radical Digital Painting. A conversation around technologies, media and…
#8 - Chase Hall on The Mountain School of Arts
Oct 18, 2018 • 24 min
The Mountain School of Arts is run by artists in California. Chase Hall is a self-taught artist living in New York. We met the day before he started this intendant arts program in LA. Now, some six months later, we catch up. As it turns out, his…
#7 - Michael Shaw on Made in L.A.
Sep 18, 2018 • 29 min
Every other year, the Hammer museum organises a major survey of contemporary art from the greater LA area. Michael Shaw went back on multiple occasions. We talk about his experience of the show, and that he noticed an unusual high number of visitors.…
#6 - Lisa Wade on Collateral Events
Aug 23, 2018 • 27 min
The Collateral Events and the 5x5x5 program are parallel events to the art biennale Manifesta 12, in Palermo, until November 4, 2018. Curator Lisa Wade talks about these events, the vibrant and welcoming Sicilian art scene, and the basics for the many…
#5 - Mark Thomas Gibson on Disaster
Jul 5, 2018 • 21 min
Mark Thomas Gibson (b. 1980) is an American artist. The conversation revolves around disaster, including the moment that occurs after the rupture. A moment of clarity and forward motion, at the point where choices can be made on what to do next. About…
#4 - Emanuel Röhss on Architecture and Time
Jun 28, 2018 • 24 min
Artist Emanuel Röhss grew up in Gothenburg, Sweden. Today he lives in Los Angeles. We talk about the differences between the two cities, aspects of sculpture and architecture and his site-specific outdoor sculpture installation De-Ruining, on view at The…
#3 - Constance Tenvik on Narration
Jun 21, 2018 • 15 min
“Drawing is something I just do every day”, says multi-disciplinary Norwegian artist Constance Tenvik. Finding a mood and to pay attention to detail are vital components within her art practice. She talks about a trip to Scotland, to reenact a grand…
#2 - Kate Sutton on National Identity in a Global Art World
Jun 14, 2018 • 15 min
American writer and curator Kate Sutton has been regular contributor to for a decade. For a long period of time she lived in Moscow and today she is based in Zagreb. Consequently, she has written about many artists located outside of places…
#1 - Yves Scherer on Money
Jun 6, 2018 • 18 min
Yves Scherer is an artist living in New York. Speaking on his phone, driving and arriving at his studio, we talk about the necessity of money. Furthermore, how his car is an important asset, and the struggle of keeping thing together. Energy levels are…