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The Conversation Art Podcast

A podcast that goes behind the scenes and between the lines of the contemporary art worlds, through conversations with artists, dealers, curators, and collectors--based in Los Angeles, but reaching nationally and internationally.
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Apr 8, 2016
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http://theconversationpod.com/ Please subscribe to The Conversation on iTunes, and leave a positive review: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/conversation-artist-podcast/id481461646 Fisher's Island-based artist Jacques Louis Vidal talks about: Living on Fisher's Island, off the coast of Long Island and Connecticut, where he is the resident director for Lighthouse Works, an artist's residence; what his life is like there, between taking care of the residents (mainly cooking them upscale meals) and making his art in a studio off site; his co-running the gallery Know More Games in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, and its heady days circa 2011/2012, shortly after which he left the gallery for his residency gig; his creative project corresponding and making art & language with a friend from middle school who he learned is incarcerated on death row, someone who he used to do graffiti and get into trouble with; his side life committing petty crimes, which continued into adulthood; his problems with authority, both in general and in the art world; the alternative school he went to during high school, for kids who get in trouble a lot- where his therapist told him that he was capable of dealing with darker things than other people…which eventually allowed him to in turn convert his darkness into his art; and how, as a landlord for the gallerists of 247365, he lowered their rent with the agreement that they would give him a show with them, happening in Nov. 2016; and a great story from one of his residency directing stints that demonstrates how such a severe lack of distraction impacts the subtextual levels of interpersonal relations. The Conversation on Stitcher (the alternative to iTunes): http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/wwwstitchercompodcasttheconversation/the-conversation-art-podcast?refid=stpr The Conversation on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Conversation-An-Artist-Podcast/254884424579431 http://instagram.com/artistpodcast Twitter: @artistpodcast Your support of the podcast is very much appreciated- donations can be made via the website, and help keep the show going.
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