Neha Choksi discusses living in Bombay and Los Angeles, issues of labeling artists and their work, and the role of comedy, tragedy, and the absurd within her practice. Her work explores how we seek, experience and acknowledge absence and loss in material, temporal and psychological terms.
Kitao Sakurai speaks about growing up as a child actor, working as a cinematographer, the Dogme 95 film movement, and his current role as a the director and executive producer of the Eric Andre show on Adult Swim.
Kibum Kim, owner of the gallery Skibum MacArthur, is a lawyer, a teacher, and co-founder of the NEWD Art fair. We discuss his many endeavors, as well as the future of the Korean art market and the resurgence of the Dansaekhwa movement.
Adam D. Miller, co-founder of The Pit, discusses how the gallery started and their approach to programing and running a successful business while being an artist. We talk about horror films, his music career, and his work for PETA and the misconceptions regarding activism and the ethical treatment of animals.
Maurice Carlin discusses the founding and continued growth of the Islington Mill art center and school, growing up in Ireland, arts funding, and his own artistic practice.
Justine Kurland discusses the Pictures Generation and the mediated reality of photography, gender-based assumptions we place on artists, modes of art education, and the change of course in her own artwork.
Shana Lutker discusses her body of work called The History of the Fistfights of the Surrealists, performance work, writing, and her role as Executive Director of Project X for X-TRA contemporary art journal.
Alison O’Daniel discusses her recent exhibitions and her on going work in video, performance, sound, and installation.
In the second episode of Seeing is Forgetting, Aaron Moulton and I discuss how repressive logic inhibits freedom of expression, participatory anthropology, recursive exhibition making, and the power of dark magic.