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Julia Kwon is a Korean American artist working with textiles. Her work explores the objectification of Asiatic female bodies and the complexities of constructing identity within the context of globalism, cultural hybridity and intersectionality. Throughout the conversation we talk about Julia’s face mask project titled Unapologetically Asian. For additional resources on how to help Asian communities, click here All images courtesy of the artist
This week Kimberly spoke with New York-based artist Visakh Menon about his interest in digital aesthetics and its relationship to traditional painting and drawing. All images courtesy of the artist Interference Acrylic and paint markers on paper 24x18" each | 2018 Interference Acrylic and paint markers on paper 24x36" | 2015 Interference Acrylic and paint markers on paper 24x36" | 2015 Interference Acrylic and paint markers on paper 24x18" each | 2018 Interference Acrylic and paint markers on paper 24x18" (each) | 2018 Interference Acrylic and paint markers on paper 24" | 2018 Interference (detail) Acrylic and paint markers on paper 24" | 2018 Interference Acrylic and paint markers on paper 36x24" | 2017-2018 Interference (detail) Acrylic and paint markers on paper 36x24" | 2017-2018
This week Kimberly spoke with Hudson Valley-based artist Lorrie Fredette about her project “Spaces for Thinking,” a blog that showcases the sketchbooks of artists. Throughout the conversation Kimberly and Lorrie talk about privacy, intimacy and exploration through the relationship of the artist and their sketchbook. All images courtesy of Spaces for Thinking Iain Machell @iainmachell Amy Talluto @talluts   Rebecca Hellard @rebeccahellard   Beth Humphrey @studiobeth   Mandolyn Wilson Rosen @mandolyn_rosen   Shanti Grumbine @shantigrumbine   Echo Goff @echoingcave   John Owens @country_bear_jamboree   Yura Adams @yuradams   Jennifer Hicks @msjenniferhicks   Katie Grove @katiegrovestudios   Megan Porpeglia @meganporpeglia Kate Collyer @kdcollyer
Sarah E. Jenkins is an interdisciplinary artist and educator who works in stop motion animation, drawing and social practice. Her work is inspired by labor, women’s work and post-industrial landscapes. All videos courtesy of the artist
This week Kimberly spoke with Augustine Boyce Cummings, a new York-based artist who works with sculpture, painting, drawing and assemblages. During the conversation, Kimberly and Boyce spoke about Boyce's project titled An American Dream, a massive multi-media installation that was exhibited in an abandoned school building in Grand Rapids Michigan. All images courtesy of the artist
This week Kimberly spoke with Chip McCall, a New York-based artist whose playful sculptures explore ideas of capitalism and object functionality. Throughout the conversation Kimberly and Chip speak about online identities, Chip's repurposing of household products and the role humor and language play in his work. All images courtesy of the artist I'd eat the whole damn child just to taste the thing it came out Of Dense with sunspots and a hairline that makes no definitive Conclusion Well if I can't be president, I guess I'll get my d*ck sucked by a snake Excited about the McRib coming back
This week Kimberly spoke with New York-based artist Audrey Ryan about the collection of intimate paintings depicting members of the punk, hard core BDSM communities that are currently on view at Field Projects in NYC. All images courtesy of the artist
This week Kimberly spoke with New York based artist Madeleine Fia Matson about her process of making plein air paintings while in residence at LMCC's artist residency initiative in response to COVID-19. All images courtesy of the artist
Parker Thornton is an artist and writer who lives and works in Atlanta, GA. She earned her BA in English Literature and Studio Art from Oglethorpe University in 2013 and her MFA in Photography from Georgia State University in 2020. Her practice ranges from lens-based media to sculpture, writing, and performance. She has exhibited work nationally at Whitespace, Historic Oakland Cemetery, and SOUP Experimental. Parker was the 2020 winner of the Andrew M. West Scholarship at Georgia State University. In 2019, she was an artist in residence at Burren College of Art in Ballyvaughan, Ireland. That year she was also granted a scholarship to attend Anderson Ranch Art Center, and won Best in Show at Day and Night Projects. All images courtesy of the artist Skinned Boulder. Latex, moss, camel hair, 2019. Body Of. Rendered animal fat, birdseed. 5” x 4” x 9”. 2020. Defrosting a Chicken. Archival inkjet print. 13" x 19". 2019. Skinned Tree (Flesh side, detail). Latex, ivy. 2019. Skinned Tree (Bark side, detail). Latex. 2019.
This week Kimberly spoke with Lesley Wamsley, a New York artist whose observation-based paintings work to document life in the present moment. Throughout the conversation, they spoke about Lesley's desire to document life through painting and the benefits that allowing herself to paint en plein air had on her art and life. Images courtesy of the artist
This week Kimberly speaks with Brianna Harlan, a multi-disciplinary artist who works conceptually in multiform, socially and self-engaged art.  In the episode Kimberly and Brianna speak about Brianna's need to confront, though art engagement, how systems violently condition our identity and how that influences the quality of life, health and habits. They also speak about Brianna's projects Black Love Blooms, Black Girl Telephone and Creative in the Grey. All images courtesy of the artist
This week Kimberly spoke with Berlin-based artist Rubén González Escudero, whose work examines the complexity of urban spaces, social and cultural structures and how they interact. Throughout the conversation they talk about Rubén's relationship with Berlin as well as the hometown of his mother in Spain. All videos courtesy of the artist Eadem mutata resurgo from Rubén González Escudero on Vimeo. Walking around (Excerpt) from Rubén González Escudero on Vimeo.
This week Kimberly spoke with Maxim Ryazanksy about his portrait series Artist Portraits: Volume 1 (2015-2020)  All images courtesy of Maxim Ryazansky Nicasio Fernandez, 2017 Stephanie Slate, 2015 Shona McAndrew, 2018 Doreen Garner, 2016 Mitchell Cooper, 2017 Elliot Purse, 2019 Baseera Khan, 2017 Adrienne Gaither, 2017 Margaret Cross, 2016 Ashton Ogbomoneu, 2018
This week Kimberly spoke with Adam Chau, a ceramic designer who investigates the hybridization of handcraft and digital technology. Throughout the conversation they speak about the techniques Adam uses to insert hand-crafted elements into digital processes and they also reflect on the effects of digital culture on society. All images courtesy of Adam Chau  
Hall W Rockefeller is an artists writer who holds both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in the history of art. She is the founder of "Less Than Half" and "50 Women Project," works of art writing honoring the life and work of women artists
Hyun Jung Ahn is a Korean painter who creates work that investigates personal connection through enigmatic, abstract forms. Ahn earned her first MFA from Duk-Sung Women’s University, Seoul in 2013 and she received her second MFA in painting and drawing from Pratt Institute in 2017. Ahn’s work has been exhibited internationally in Seoul, Tuscany, Miami, San Francisco, and New York City. She participated in residencies including Studio in Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and Vermont Studio Center. Ahn currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. All images courtesy of the artist
This week Kimberly spoke with NY-based artist, curator and MFA candidate SiSi Chen. Throughout the conversation they spoke about SiSi's new role as the director of Trestle Gallery and her task of fundraising in order to keep the gallery doors open. They also about the work she is producing for her thesis project at Hunter College and also about her programs efforts to decolonize their MFA program. All images courtesy of the artist
This week Kimberly spoke with Sheilah Restack, an Ohio-based artist whose work explores the intersection of photography, sculpture and human relationships. She also collaborates on video work with her wife, Dani Restack. Sheilah is currently an associate professor of studio art at Denison University and has attended residencies at MacDowell, Banff Center for the Arts, and Struts and Faucet Media Center, among others. She has exhibited widely nationally and internationally, including countries such as New Zealand, Germany, Newfoundland, Romania, South Korea, Portugal and Spain, among others. All images and videos courtesy of the artist Installation view Hold Hold Spill at Interface Gallery, Oakland, CA. Curated by Suzanne L’heureux. July 17-August 23, 2020. Back view Hold House Walking prints on fiber photo paper, plexi, water, wild dill from Headlands, yellow acetate, plant material, angle iron, rock, rubber bands, plexi, thread, 30 x 50 x 60”, 2020 Hold Rose Photogram on RC paper, 4 x 5 glassplate negatives of historical events (snowflake letter from Jeffry inside the negatives), rein, angle iron, plexi and metal clips, 40 x 24 x 4”, 2019 Detail Rabbit Felt blanket, fiber walking prints, acetate, note on FGT paper, chalk line, cement wedge, thread. 32 x 52 x 6,5”, 2020