Episode 62: Jonathan Bouknight
Jonathan Bouknight is an artist based in Atlanta. This year he ends his tenure at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center Studio Program. Over the five years that he’s been at the Contemporary, his work has evolved from photography into video work, with some painting on the side. Check out the podcast to hear about his practice, and some of his biggest works and exhibitions from the past few years.
Topics include: Using friends and family in your work, balancing attention spans and the concept in video art, the Whitney Biennial, Susan Sontag, and Jonathan’s favorite studio visitor ever.
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Music for this podcast was provided by M.S.I.F.
Jonathan, photo taken by Stephanie Pharr
Nails & Buttons, 2011, Video Still from Digital Video, Length: 23min, looped.
Forever Young, 2010-2011, Video Still from Digital Video, Length: 7min 30sec, looped. (Watch a teaser on Jonathan’s site here)
A Man Explores His Face (Black), 2012, 18”x22”, Acrylic on Paper.
All images courtesy of Jonathan Bouknight
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