February 6th, 2013
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Episode 61: Nathan Sharratt

Artist Nathan Sharratt moved to Atlanta from New York a few years ago, a move which unexpectedly sent him towards fine art. In the past few year’s he’s gained a degree, become a Dashboard Co-op artist, and been in several group shows. Listen to the podcast to hear his thoughts on Atlanta’s art scene.

topics include: transitioning from commercial work to fine art, navigating confrontational content, shiny things and reflective artworks, and 3-D printing.

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 Out There Atlanta is now sponsored by BurnAway.organ online art magazine for engaged dialogue about the arts.

Music for this podcast was provided by M.S.I.F.

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January 9th, 2013
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Episode 59: Gravesites by Cynthia Farnell & Dan Powell

Cynthia Farnell and Dan Powell are photographers, writers, artists and curators. This artistic couple has collaborated on a series called “Gravesites,” in which they document gravesites all over the Southeast. This project has led them to make surprising connections regarding cultural expression and expanded their understanding of the region.

Listen here  or download on Itunes*

Topics include: Burial practices across race and class lines, botanical aspect of gravesites, dark humor, and the work of Thornton Dial.

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Charleston County, SC

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Aiken, SC

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near Columbus, GA

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Florence, SC

January 7th, 2013
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Coming Wednesday, OTA’s first podcast of 2013, featuring an interview with artists Cynthia Farnell & Dan Powell concerning their “Gravesites” project. Their project has taken this intrepid couple all over the Southeast. Tune in Wednesday to find out more!

December 5th, 2012
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Episode 58: Ashley Anderson

Ashley Anderson is a visual artist working in a diverse range of mediums. Painting, digital manipulation, sculpture, t-shirt design… you name it, he’s doing it! His work incorporates diverse imagery as well, utilizing pop cultural references like “Twin Peaks” and video games to hilarious and provocative effect.  

Listen here or download on Itunes*

topics include: Ashley’s undying love for the Majestic diner, Japanese comics, getting your art out there through the internet, and Gertrude Stein as a proto-hipster.

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The Majestic, it’s what’s for dinner!

(also, Ashley ^)

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works from Ashley’s portfolio

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"Memory Beach #2"

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"Memory Beach #3"

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from the International Teletext Festival

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"CMY Killa," wooden sculpture

November 21st, 2012
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Episode 57: Jill Frank

Jill Frank is a visual artist who primarily works in photography. She moved to Atlanta a little over a year ago to become a teacher at Georgia State. She’s a studio artist at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. Her work is about creating documentation for something from the past, or something that cannot be seen. Listen to the interview to find out more!

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topics include: Her many roles, early work, the time or two her car got stolen, and her path from Atlanta to Louisville to New York to Chicago to Atlanta again.

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imageThe artist, repping Chomp & Stomp. 

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Jill Frank, Rug Burn

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Jill Frank, Air Raid, 2007

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From Archive Project series, 2012

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From Archive Project series, 2012

All images courtesy of the artist

November 19th, 2012
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Tune in this Wednesday for the interview with GSU teaching artist Jill Frank to hear about her circuitous path to Atlanta and much more.

Image from Archive Project series by Jill Frank, 2012

November 5th, 2012
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Coming atcha Wednesday, an interview with Atlanta artist Nikita Gale. Stay tuned!

photo credit: Allie Bashuk

October 24th, 2012
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Episode 55: The Atlanta Philosophy Film Festival

Over three years ago, Samuel Dyches and Chris Fogarty worked together in a warehouse and would talk philosophy and film. From this, a film festival was born! The Atlanta Philosophy Film Festival is now in its third year and commences TODAY. The festival comprises short films from all over the world. Tonight features Philosophy of Love and is at 7:30pm at the Plaza Theater. Tomorrow’s is Philosophy of Society and is at 9:30pm, again at the Plaza Theater. Oh, and the whole event is FREE! 

Listen here or download on Itunes* and go see these films!

Topics include: slow cinema, how to start a film festival, and why these guys do it all for free. 

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Still from 2ºA, 4 minutes, Spain, dir. by Alfonso Díaz, screening Wednesday evening

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Still from Bendito Machine, 10 minutes, Spain, dir. by Jossie Malis, screening Thursday

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Still from Breach by Chaotung Thomas Huang, USA, screening Thursday

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Still from Vicky And Sam by Nuno Rocha, Portugal, screening Wednesday.

 

See you there!

October 1st, 2012
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This Saturday: FLUX NIGHT

FLUX NIGHT 2012

FLUX NIGHT 2012
a night of art + experimentation


Saturday, October 6
8pm to Midnight. One Night Only.
Castleberry Hill Arts District, Atlanta.
free + open to the public.
fluxprojects.org/fluxnight

FLUX NIGHT returns to the Castleberry Hill Arts District on Saturday, October 6. The evening will feature a diverse array of projects that include projections, dance, performance, music, sound and light installations, and other audience interactions. This annual event is an exciting glimpse into the range of temporary public art projects that are possible in our city. FLUX NIGHT kicks off at 8 pm with a parade celebrating Castleberry’s former red-light district, and projects continue until midnight. The evening ends with a performance and after-party at Elliott Street Pub.

See complete list of artists and projects, get directions, info about bike valet and parking: fluxprojects.org/fluxnight

»» check out our interview with Flux Director Anne Dennington to prepare and we’ll see you Saturday!

September 24th, 2012
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Interested in sustainable design, Art on the Beltline, and Atlanta? So is Mike Carpenter. Tune in on Wednesday to hear the interview!

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