Cathy Byrd

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Recent Pieces from Cathy Byrd

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The Art of Collecting—with Don and Mera Rubell (14:42)
From: Cathy Byrd

The Rubells started collecting when Don was in medical school and Mera was a preschool teacher. The first work they collected was by Ira Kaufman. They paid for it in weekly ...
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Alla Kovgan Channels Merce Cunningham in 3D (18:46)
From: Cathy Byrd

With filmmaker Alla Kovgan, we spark a conversation to find out why and how she realized CUNNINGHAM. The 2019 documentary traces American choreographer Merce Cunningham's ...
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Filming Rhythm, Stories and Soul in the Toronto Subway (17:12)
From: Cathy Byrd

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 as the set where the ...
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Edra Soto on the Architecture of Connecting with Communities (12:39)
From: Cathy Byrd

Edra Soto is a Puerto Rico born, Chicago based, interdisciplinary artist, educator and curator whose architectural projects connect with communities. Soto's temporary modular ...
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Public Art Meets Poetry (51:46)
From: Cathy Byrd

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, Miami’s managing director ...
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Jana Winderen on The Art of Listening Under Water (23:27)
From: Cathy Byrd

Norwegian artist Jana Winderen records sounds above and below the surface of our blue planet to compose site-specific sonic environments. For four days during Miami Art Week ...
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Experts Guide to Miami Art Week 2019 (21:19)
From: Cathy Byrd

Today, we take you to meet three globally engaged, Miami-based contemporary art experts. Ombretta Agro Andruff, Tami Katz-Freiman and Kathryn Mikesell are here to help you ...
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The Mind-Bending Mythology of Trenton Doyle Hancock (18:03)
From: Cathy Byrd

In November 2019, Houston-based artist Trenton Doyle Hancock brings his mythological “Moundverse” to Miami. Locust Projects gives over the entire space to his site-specific ...
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CYJO on the Complexities of Photographing Identity (25:13)
From: Cathy Byrd

Miami-based Korean American visual artist CYJO takes us to discover exceptional work in the photographic medium at the Art Basel Miami Beach art fair and introduces her own ...
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Juan Botta Makes One-Minute Movies in Puerto Rico (12:52)
From: Cathy Byrd

In 2018, Puerto Rico based actor, composer and filmmaker Juan Botta left job security behind to center on his creative life. That’s when he launched Freelance, an inventive ...