Art Uncovered - Carmen Tiffany

Premiere DateApr 22, 2014
00:00 Thomas Intro
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01:24 Panda Bear Slow Motion
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03:51 Carmen Tiffany Interview pt. 1
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06:49 Carment Tiffany Audio Samples
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07:42 I Was Born (A Unicorn) Unicorns
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10:11 Carmen Tiffany Interview pt. 2
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12:24 The Entertainment Max Tundra
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15:21 Carmen Tiffany Interview pt. 3
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19:37 Like Calling Up Thunder The Gun Club
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22:03 Carmen Tiffany Interview pt. 4
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24:16 Take It As It Comes Vivian Girls
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27:16 Carmen Tiffany Interview pt. 5
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29:10 Put All Your Eggs in One Basket and Then Watch That Basket!!! Marnie Stern
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31:48 Carmen Tiffany Interview pt. 6
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35:30 Dead City/Wasted Life Abe Vagoda
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37:21 Acid Fight Blood on the Wall
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42:30 Finish
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In her work, artist Carmen Tiffany combines experiences from her childhood in rural Wyoming with the aggressively cheerful imagery of children’s  products, television and advertising. The result are funny, grotesque videos, installations and drawings that feature an array of characters including a rapping macaroni noodle and lisa frank characters with an unquenchable thirst for moonshine.

Along with fellow artist April Childers, Carmen is also a co-CEO of Destineez Child — a performative storefront where Carmen and April enthusiastically sell absurd, and often disgusting, products in a kind of flea market style bazaar. Some of their popular products include: The oscillating ashtray, cute bread, and their fragrances: Easy Cheez and Beefnut Water.

I spoke with Carmen over Skype to learn more about her work, the story behind Destineez Child and her experience growing up in rural Wyoming.

Host Thomas
Thomas grew up in Northern California where he fell in love with music and photography while going to punk shows and shooting skate photos. He photography in college, which may or may not qualify him to host an…

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