Index of Titles Filed Under 'Interview'

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A conversation with Diedrich Diederichsen about non-human labor, time and value. Made in the context of Resonance at Goethe-Institut in New York. (fall 2013)

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Writings, Interviews, and Digital Rants, 2006-2009 In 2006, even though he could barely type, China’s most famous artist started blogging. For more than three years, Ai Weiwei turned out a steady stream of scathing social commentary, criticism of government policy, thoughts on art and architecture, and autobiographical writings. He wrote about the Sichuan earthquake (and posted a list of the schoolchildren who died because of the government’s “tofu-dregs engineering”), reminisced about Andy Warhol and the East Village art scene, described the irony of being investigated for “fraud” by the Ministry of Public Security, made a modest proposal for tax collection. ...

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Original interviews with the artist. “I don’t have to know how to do a baby’s hands or a bleeding guy nailed to a piece of wood. I don’t need to know about any of this stuff. I can do mirror cubes. And that’s it. What a great idea…all I have to do is make sure they are interesting.” There is a democratising impulse in Robert Morris’ mirrored cubes. Liam Gillick’s work, however, is not a mirror of anything, but an attempt to look around the mirror. The key to this is the quality of interest and this often has to do ...

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About the “Between Artists” series “Between Artists” is an ongoing series of books edited by Alejandro Cesarco and originally published by A.R.T. Press. They are based on artist to artist conversations. The conversation format permits a thorough and at the same time informal investigation of the artists’ practice and the larger social issues that inform it. By virtue of their clarity, personal focus, affordability, and innovative method of distribution, these books make possible the presentation of contemporary artists and their work to a wide readership. Since the first “Between Artists” books were released in 2005, they have gained a cult following, and ...

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About the “Between Artists” series “Between Artists” is an ongoing series of books edited by Alejandro Cesarco and originally published by A.R.T. Press. They are based on artist to artist conversations. The conversation format permits a thorough and at the same time informal investigation of the artists’ practice and the larger social issues that inform it. By virtue of their clarity, personal focus, affordability, and innovative method of distribution, these books make possible the presentation of contemporary artists and their work to a wide readership. Since the first “Between Artists” books were released in 2005, they have gained a cult following, and ...

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About the “Between Artists” series “Between Artists” is an ongoing series of books edited by Alejandro Cesarco and originally published by A.R.T. Press. They are based on artist to artist conversations. The conversation format permits a thorough and at the same time informal investigation of the artists’ practice and the larger social issues that inform it. By virtue of their clarity, personal focus, affordability, and innovative method of distribution, these books make possible the presentation of contemporary artists and their work to a wide readership. Since the first “Between Artists” books were released in 2005, they have gained a cult following, and ...

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A conversation between David Horvitz with David Senior.

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What do Mike Kelley and his cronies and sometime collaborators Jim Shaw, Paul McCarthy and Tony Oursler talk about when they talk about art? You’ll have to crack this book to find out, but expect a heady mix of pop culture, sex, violence, politics and, as always, a strong dose of humor. This volume brings together for the first time Kelley’s major interviews with those artists and others over the past 18 years. Kelley is naturally a provocative commentator on his own work and the work of others, but he’s also an informed and serious student of his interviewees’ oeuvres ...

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Bill Powers’ first non-fiction book, Interviews With Artists, is a collection of Q&As ranging from art world legends like Ed Ruscha, George Condo, and Jeff Koons, to newer talent such as Nate Lowman, Rashid Johnson, and Adam McEwen (whose painting graces the cover). Many of these conversations were originally published in Purple Fashion magazine (Dave Hickey, Peter Beard, Damien Hirst with Jay-Z), but several were conducted specifically for this volume (Tom Sachs, Ryan McGinely, Julian Schnabel). Discover what Kara Walker considers to be the first human artwork, read Dana Schutz’s remembrances of drawing Barack Obama in person, or hear John ...

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Anicka discusses with gallerist Stefania Bortolami, collector Cristina Delgado, curator Ruba Katrib, critic Andrew Russeth, and artist Amy Sillman the viability of female networks and bottom-line economics for women in the contemporary-art world. First of a three-part series.

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What is the language of scent? Master perfumer Christophe Laudamiel and artist Sean Raspet chat with Anicka about our limited olfactive vocabulary and how to expand it.

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Anicka is in conversation with intellectual property/anticompetition lawyer and contemporary-art collector Thomas Alexander. They raise a glass to joke-writing techniques, condiment wars and so much more…

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A new episode on the viabilities of female networks with a discussion between Juliana Huxtable, Park McArthur, Keren Cytter, Rebecca Quaytman and Rachel Harrison. We discuss gendered formalism, entitlement and much more…

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An exquisite corps text by Sara Nadal, Dushko Petrovich, Prem Krishnamurthy and Rivet. Made as third component of Hitting it off. Supported by ICI. (winter 2014)

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For NDP#5, artist and musician Sadie Laska helped with the process of inviting contributors. NDP#5 is the final installment of North Drive Press. We’ve been consistently amazed by the enthusiasm and inventiveness of our many contributors. Each year, with a varied cast of more than forty, we’ve been able to provide the support and editorial response necessary to compile this non-traditional publication. NDP #5 is a great note to end on: we’ve helped produce a dynamic assortment of artists’ multiples, from temporary tatoos to custom-made soap; and published a varied and compelling collection of interviews, panel discussions, and texts. We hope North Drive Press has added to the ...

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A conversation with Steven Warwick aka Heatsick about his March 2016 show Neutral at Exile in Berlin, followed by the text of his play Neonliberal, in which a gaggle of animated superfoods travel around Fortress Europe seeking the hip and the accelerated

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In this 2009 conversation, artist Amanda Beech introduces her work, and discusses the relation between image, critique, and political agency in contemporary art, theory, and popular culture.

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In this discussion from the 2009 Urbanomic event Sound Out of Line, Florian Hecker discusses the evolution of his work, sound synthesis, and the nature of collaboration

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A conversation with Steven Warwick aka Heatsick about his March 2016 show Neutral at Exile in Berlin, followed by the text of his play Neonliberal, in which a gaggle of animated superfoods travel around Fortress Europe seeking the hip and the accelerated; and an exclusive Heatsick track, StaylienZ.

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‘Joseph Beuys was one of the most important artists of the twentieth century. He was one of the first German artists to engage with his country’s turbulent and destructive recent history. His art embraced processes of political renewal within society, the search for an appropriate spiritual approach in our times, and a belief in the creative potential in each individual.’ – Sean Rainbird, Senior Curator, Tate Collection ‘Twenty years after his death, Beuys is still the most inspirational artist of modern times. No other figure has so moved people to find their own creativity and to innovative solutions to the ...

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