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 the center and fringe of art scenes around the world.

Fresh Art International with curator Cathy Byrd features more than 200 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, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Android, I Heart Radio, and SoundCloud.

203 Pieces

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Jillian Hernandez gives voice to girls and women of color in her 2020 book Aesthetics of Excess: The Art and Politics of Black and Latina Embodimen...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2021
  • Length: 18:40
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Locust Projects director Lorie Mertes and artists from a collaborative known as FeCuOp—Jason Ferguson, Christian Curiel, Brandon Opalka, and Victor...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2021
  • Length: 19:38
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From Jamaica, Rosie Gordon-Wallace is a globally recognized curator, arts advocate, and community leader based in Miami, Florida, since the 1970s. ...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2021
  • Length: 19:01
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What part can creativity play in such turbulent times? We speak to six women artists and curators responding to the challenges of the past year wi...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2021
  • Length: 28:24
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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