Fresh Art International

Series produced by Cathy Byrd

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Curator Cathy Byrd hosts the Fresh Art International podcast featuring conversations with contemporary artists, curators, architects, and filmmakers from around the world.

Fresh Art International with curator Cathy Byrd features more than 100 episodes recorded with artists, curators, architects, and filmmakers from around the world. Professionally scripted and edited, episodes range in length from 8 to 20 minutes. Subscribe to this signature audio podcast on, iTunes, Android, and SoundCloud.

199 Pieces

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In 1968, Black American athlete Tommie Smith set a new world record. He became a gold medalist when he raced to win the 200-meter event at the Summ...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2021
  • Length: 20:52
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In today’s prologue to our Fall 2020 Student Edition, University of Miami senior Melissa Huberman tells the story of Art in the Time of Corona. She...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2020
  • Length: 13:56
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Meet fresh voices from Miami! With educators Giselle Heraux and Jahné King, we talk about art, storytelling, and the next generation of creative po...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2020
  • Length: 13:56
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We hear from artist william cordova about the 2014 documentary "silent parade," featuring the New Orleans band, The Soul Rebels, who faced off Robe...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2020
  • Length: 19:45
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With filmmaker Alla Kovgan, we spark a conversation to find out why and how she realized CUNNINGHAM. The 2019 documentary traces American choreogra...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2020
  • Length: 18:46
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The Toronto-made film RISE embodies the creative force of a local youth-led spoken word movement known as RISE Edutainment. A subway station serves...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2020
  • Length: 17:12
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Edra Soto is a Puerto Rico born, Chicago based, interdisciplinary artist, educator and curator whose architectural projects connect with communitie...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2020
  • Length: 12:39
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Public art meets poetry in the month-long festival known as O, Miami. We sit down with visual artists Najja Moon and Michelle Lisa Polissaint and O...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 51:46
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Norwegian artist Jana Winderen records sounds above and below the surface of our blue planet to compose site-specific sonic environments. For four ...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2019
  • Length: 23:27
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Today, we take you to meet three globally engaged, Miami-based contemporary art experts. Ombretta Agro Andruff, Tami Katz-Freiman and Kathryn Mikes...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 21:19
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Miami-based Korean American visual artist CYJO takes us to discover exceptional work in the photographic medium at the Art Basel Miami Beach art fa...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 25:13
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In Hong Kong Mixtape II, guest producer Him Cheung of Contemporary Musking Hong Kong introduces sound art projects that respond to volatile current...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 34:43
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How do healthy creative economies open the door for artists and innovators? To answer this question, we take you to Nashville, Tennessee. Music Ci...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 20:37
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The Commuter Biennial aims to activate unseen margins of metro Miami. Local curators Laura Randall and Courtney Levine have organized a set of art ...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2019
  • Length: 16:43
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This episode is part of our Playlist series. We’re inviting artists, curators, architects, filmmakers, cultural producers and other listeners to sh...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 14:02
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Today, we introduce you to five artists whose primary medium is sound. The diverse techniques and concepts they explore demonstrate the versatility...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:01
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New York-based artist Allison Zuckerman on what drives her desire to distort conventions of female beauty and push art appropriation to a new high....

  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 16:05
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Jamaican-born artist Nadine Hall, introduces Diaspora Vibe: Art with Caribbean Roots, a personally significant episode from her Fresh Art playlist....

  • Added: Aug 19, 2019
  • Length: 59:52
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Today, we take you back to the month of April, in the year 2012. That’s when we set out on a road trip from Austin, Texas. We’re aiming to find out...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:03:29
  • Purchases: 2
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How do contemporary art and film illuminate the Black Imagination? This segment from our archive explores some of the issues and ideas behind creat...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 57:35