031 FLAG Art Foundation’s “The Times”, with Michael Owen, News Desk Editor at NYT

This special five part series has been commissioned by Flag Art Foundation for their exhibition “The Times”. The exhibition uses The New York Times as its point of departure and features over 80 artists, artist duos, and collectives who use the “paper of record” to address and reframe issues that impact our everyday lives. The interviews are with current and former editors and writers who speak about their experiences working for The New York Times, including David Colman, contributing writer, ‘Style Section’; Andrea Kannapell, Briefings editor; Randy Kennedy, writer, ‘Arts section’; Michael Owen, Editor of the News Desk; and Rick Rojas, writer, ‘Metro Section.’

025 Mumbai-Based Curator Diana Campbell Betancourt

Diana C. Betancourt is a Los Angeles-born curator based in Mumbai who has been working across South Asia since 2010. She is the Artistic Director of the Samdani Art Foundation in Dhaka and the Chief Curator of the Dhaka Art Summit. We speak about her entrance into the art world, the influence of arts within South Asia, and the important role of expanding artistic relationships inside and outside of the region.