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Ep 65: Danny Snelson & Johanna Drucker: The People

 

On this episode our guests are Danny Snelson & Johanna Drucker.

Danny Snelson is an editor, writer, and archivist recently relocated to Los Angeles. He is an Assistant Professor at UCLA where he is developing a manuscript on what he calls the little database, a way to think about digital file formats and the transformation of art and writing on the internet. He’s also working on a new project on editorial poetics, thinking about a long history of bibliography and editing as a way to think about contemporary creative writing practices.

Johanaa Drucker is an artist and writer who lives in Los Angeles. She is known for her work in digital humanities, artist books, experimental typography and modern art. She has two new books out, Down Drift: an Eco Fiction, from Three Rooms Press, and The General Theory of Social Relativity released by The Elephants a publisher in Vancouver.

And at the end of the show we’re going to hear a new track from LA band Free Bleed.

Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller.

And we go out with the title track from LA band Free Bleed’s recently released EP entitled Last Woman Standing. Free Bleed is Kat Dohan and Jen Hutton, and you can find more of their music at freebleedband.bandcamp.com and the name of the track is Last Woman Standing ...

Written by Mathew Timmons — August 19, 2018

Ep 64: Dorothy Hoover & Emily Mast: The People

 

On this episode our guests are Dorothy Hoover & Emily Mast.

Dorothy Hoover is an artist and set designer working in the theater and art worlds in Los Angeles.

Emily Mast is an artist living in Los Angeles who works across the art, theater and dance worlds.

Dorothy Hoover’s exhibition Make Lover Return is currently up at General Projects gallery in Lincoln Heights, and if you’re listening to this episode as it airs then you're in luck, the show runs until August 12, 2018. Find more information at Insert Blanc Press dot net …

Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller.

We go out with a song from Los Angeles band Flat Worms’ self titled release. You can find them on bandcamp at flatwormsmusic.bandcamp.com and you can see them at Zebulon this Friday, July 20th, 2018. And for our listeners in the UK, you can see them on August 30th in Salisbury at Larmer Tree Gardens and on September 2nd at O2 Academy Bristol. We’re gonna hear the first track off their 2017 release and the name of the song is Motorbike.

Written by Mathew Timmons — July 14, 2018

Ep 63: David Pagel & Iain Muirhead: The People

 

On this episode our guests are David Pagel & Iain Muirhead.

David Pagel is an art critic who lives in Los Angeles. He writes regularly for the Los Angeles Times. He is a professor of art theory and art history at Claremont Graduate University and an adjunct curator at the Parrish art museum in Water Mill, New York.

Iain Muirhead is a los angeles based artist via Chicago where he ran NFA space, NFA stands for Not Fucking Around.

Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller, and we go out with a song from LA musician Annie McQueen. We’re going to listen to a single of hers from Feb of this year that you kind find on bandcamp at amqmusic.bandcamp.com. The name of the track is Someday (Ain’t Ever Gonna Come)

Written by Mathew Timmons — June 16, 2018

Ep 62: Adrian Paules & Aaron Meyers: The People

 

On this episode our guests are Adrian Paules & Aaron Meyers.

Adrian Paules has been living in Los Angeles for 15 years. His practice consists of sculpture and drawing and he recently participated in LA Louvre’s show Elemental and is currently in Vision Valley organized by The Pit at the Brand library in Glendale.

Aaron Meyers is a sculptor and video artist who has been living in Los Angeles for 2 ½ years. He was recently in a show at Tin Flats put together by Thomas Linder and Camille Schefter and participated in the Built In symposium organized by Nicholas Grenier and Hunter Shaw at NAVEL.

Among other things we’ll be talking about Adrian and Aaron’s work in relationship to an Instagram project they did in 2017 called Inventing the Wheel.

Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller, and we go out with a track from SSION’s new album O, just released last week from DERO Arcade … and the name of the song is At Least the Sky is Blue (ft. Ariel Pink)

Written by Mathew Timmons — May 19, 2018

Ep 61: Megan Whitmarsh & Jade Gordon: The People

 

On this episode our guests are Megan Whitmarsh & Jade Gordon. Megan Whitmarsh is a Los Angeles based artist primarily known for her textile projects as well as her multi-media work. She is currently collaborating with Jade Gordon on videos, installation and performance.

Jade Gordon is also an LA artist who makes collaborative performance art, objects, and video work. She is a founding member of the performance art collective My Barbarian.

Jade and Megan will be the only collaborative duo in the upcoming Made in LA 2018 biennial exhibition at the Hammer museum.

Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller, and we go out with the first song off from Xina Xurner’s brand new album Queens of the Night released just last week. Xina Xurner is Marvin Astorga and Young Joon Kwak and you can find more of their music on bandcamp at XinaXurner.bandcamp.com
And the name of the track is ... Femme Destruction Featuring White Boy Scream

Written by Mathew Timmons — April 14, 2018

Ep 60: Johnnie Martin & David Gilbert: The People

 

On this episode our guests are Johnnie Martin & David Gilbert. Johnnie Martin (aka Johnnie JungleGuts) is a writer, performance artist and media guru here in Los Angeles. David Gilbert is an artist who works in photography installation sculpture and performance.

Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller, and we go out with a song from Minneapolis band The Stonedest ... and the name of the song is Big Struggle.

Written by Mathew Timmons — March 16, 2018

Ep 59 Alan Nakagawa & David Bell: The People

 

On this episode our guests are Alan Nakagawa & David Bell. Alan Nakagawa would describe himself as a sound artist and he is definitely a multidisciplinary artist, who lives and works in Los Angeles. David Bell is a spaceship operator and a coming back around to the idea of being published again writer after taking a while off. He founded and currently operates the spaceship/gallery Visitor Welcome Center in Koreatown here in Los Angeles.

Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller, and we go out with a song by Joel Kyack aka Holly Body off his newly released album Chill Police EP. You can find the album for free or pay-what-you-like on bandcamp. And the name of the song is Small Things

Written by Mathew Timmons — February 17, 2018

Ep 58 Matt Siegle & Ian James: The People

On this episode our guests are Matt Siegle & Ian James. Matt Siegle lives and works in his 2005 Subaru Outback which travels around Los Angeles. Ian James lives and works in his studio in Chinatown, Los Angeles.

Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller, and we go out with a song from LA band Free Bleed, which is Jen Hutton and Kat Dohan, off their album EP. You can find more of their music on bandcamp and on SoundCloud @freebleedband and the name of the song is LA River

Written by Mathew Timmons — January 20, 2018

Ep 57 John Knuth & Rachel Mason: The People

On this episode our guests are John Knuth & Rachel Mason. John Knuth is an artist in Los Angeles. He started a gallery in the iconic Los Angeles bookstore, Circus of Books, which was run by Rachel Mason’s parents. He also founded Circus Gallery in 2007 which operated through 2010. Rachel Mason is an artist, song writer, filmmaker and performer. She often performs as the character future clown.

Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller, and we go out with a song from LA band Traffic Cult, which is Dan Delboy and Matt Normand. You can find more of there tunes on bandcamp. The name of the track is Windsor Tunnel.

Written by Mathew Timmons — December 16, 2017

Ep 56 Joel Kyack & Lisa Anne Auerbach: The People

On this episode our guests are Joel Kyack and Lisa Anne Auerbach. Joel Kyack is an interdisciplinary artist and art educator who lives and works in Los Angeles. Lisa Anne Auerbach is also an LA based interdisciplinary artist and educator. She founded The Meow, an art space in the Mt. Washington neighborhood of Los Angeles.
 
Our interstitial music, as always, is Ocfif by Lewis Keller, and we go out with a song from Joel Kyack’s new project called AGING. And the name of the track is … Ifthe

Written by Mathew Timmons — November 18, 2017