Waraire and I discuss how perseverance, family and friends have helped him build a business. We also speak to the role fashion plays in helping individuals represent themselves and attain their goals in every day life.
Michael and I discuss music, the Midwest, and his path to opening and closing a gallery in Los Angeles. He goes into detail about the highs and lows of running a gallery as well as why he decided to eventually close the space.
Lauren speaks about the five years of running Public Fiction as an exhibition space in Los Angeles, as well as the on-going print publication of the same name; her collaborations with institutions, curators, and artists; and what it means for the exhibition to be treated as a medium.
B. Wurtz speaks about his life as an artist growing up in California and moving to New York in the 1980’s. We discuss the relationship of his artwork to pop art, surrealism, and conceptual art as well as how to understand when a piece is complete. After having his first institutional retrospective in Europe he shares how he’s preparing for his first U.S. museum retrospective at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.
Adrienne and I speak about her role as a television producer and how she navigates the business. We talk about family and finding a place between work and happiness, and making difficult choices that have long term effects.
Luis talks about his past work in theater and discusses his current role as a partner and executive producer at Butcher Bird Studios focusing on film and television. The final part of our conversation is entirely devoted to the medium of Virtual Reality and how it plays a role in media today as well as art.
Karl discusses issues of creating narratives and dialogues between the personal and social aspects of life, challenging the expectations of an audience, and how he navigates the business side of the art world.