Art Focus

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Airs at: Tue, 12/18/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Every Tuesday from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Art Focus features Interviews artists, curators and critics. Lively voices talking about art, how it's made and sometimes even what it means. Page back through KBOO's schedule to find all the podcasts.
 

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Joseph Gallivan interviews Peter Ksander, Rebecca Lingafelter and Isaac Lamb about the British play The Angry Brigade.

Airs at: Tue, 04/04/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, April 2, 2017 at 11.30am Joseph Gallivan interviews Peter Ksander, Rebecca Lingafelter and Isaac Lamb about the “flying bricks” set design of the British play The Angry Brigade. They will talk about  The set’s yin and yang structure and deterioration over two... Read more

Standard Candles: Sam Hamilton

Airs at: Tue, 03/28/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday March 28 Joseph Gallivan interviews film and installation artist Sam Hamilton about his APEX show Standard Candles at the Portland Art Museum. Hamilton will talk about why he uses 16mm film instead of video, why it is important to listen to the sounds around us, ... Read more

Andre Middleton interviews Melanie Stevens discuss art as the messenger.

Airs at: Tue, 03/21/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Melanie Stevens is an artist and writer and is the creator of the webcomic and graphic novel, ‘Black Picket Fences.' She is one of the co-founders and editors of Miss Anthology, as well as the co-curator of Nat Turner Project, a mobile gallery space that allows artists of ... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews Luzene Hill and Brenda Mallory about their show Connecting Lines at the Portland Art Museum

Airs at: Tue, 03/14/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday March 14, 2017, Joseph Gallivan interviews Luzene Hill and Brenda Mallory about their show Connecting Lines at the Portland Art Museum. They will talk about violence against native women and the destruction and rebirth of Cherokee culture.     From the press r... Read more

André Middleton interviews Akela Jaffi Auer about the new art event Black Sun

Airs at: Tue, 03/07/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Black sun is a collective of artists generating new images of blackness. based on their own stories and denouncing those handed out by mainstream media. Black sun collective is after regaining our freedom of sight by producing positive images of Black family, Black communit... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews Judith Sobol, the Executive Director of the Cantor Foundation, about Rodin: The Human Experience

Airs at: Tue, 02/28/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday January 31 Joseph Gallivan interviews Judith Sobol, the Executive Director of the Cantor Foundation, about Rodin: The Human Experience, a new show at the Portland Art Museum which runs now through April 16, 2017.   Sobol will talk about Rodin as a businessman, h... Read more

Andre Middleton interviews Berrisford Boothe, Curator of the Constructing Identity: Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African-American Art at the Portland Art Museum

Airs at: Tue, 02/21/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Accepted codes of race like “white” and “black” are constructed societal, political, and economic identities. They are used as the justifying principles for enslavement of Africans by Americans in order to build a new nation’s economy. Racial identity continues to permeate ... Read more

Art Focus on 02/14/17

Airs at: Tue, 02/14/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Andre Middleton interviews David Walker about the Portland Black Film Festival and the Cascade Festival of African Films

Airs at: Tue, 02/07/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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David F. Walker is an award-winning comic book writer, author, filmmaker, journalist, and educator. His work in comic books includes Shaft (Dynamite Entertainment), winner of the 2015 Glyph Award for Story of the Year. Recognized as a leading scholar expert of African-Ameri... Read more

Andre Middleton Interviews Natalie Figueroa about Y.G.B and previews Reneé Lopez's Life Through my Lens solo show.

Airs at: Tue, 01/24/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Y.G.B is more than just a party it is a community. What is felt as you walk into the room is a sense of belonging and freedom that is supported by the music, people and burning sage the air. We call upon our roots and our ancestors to reconnect with each other and to our de... Read more