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Critical discussions on visual art from Sydney, Australia. Originally airs live at 11am Sundays on FBi 94.5FM. Stream online fbiradio.com. New episode out every Tuesday. 

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CANVAS: Art & Ideas FBi Radio

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Critical discussions on visual art from Sydney, Australia. Originally airs live at 11am Sundays on FBi 94.5FM. Stream online fbiradio.com. New episode out every Tuesday. 

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    Monumental Art & Cultivating Care with Asad Raza and Ramesh Mario Nithiyendren

    Monumental Art & Cultivating Care with Asad Raza and Ramesh Mario Nithiyendren

    On today's episode of Canvas, we chat with Kaldor Projects NYC based artist Asad Raza about his methods of cultivating care in the everyday. Then we chat with cermacist, and western Sydney art throb Ramesh Mario Nithiyendren about human hair, giant dicks, and masculinity in his latest exhibition Creator at Casula Powerhouse Art Centre. 

     

    Exit Strategies, Community and Art with Anney Bounpraseuth, and Makeda

    Exit Strategies, Community and Art with Anney Bounpraseuth, and Makeda

    On this Easter Sunday, we have a special extended interview with artist, educator and ex Jehovah's witness Anney Bounpraseuth. Join us as we chat about her current artistic practice, paradisical imagery used in church promotion, and how she left the church. This episode also features an interview with our guest music curator Makeda. 

    Mythology & Ancient Proverbs with Angela Tiatia, Naomi Segal + Connor Xia

    Mythology & Ancient Proverbs with Angela Tiatia, Naomi Segal + Connor Xia

    This week on Canvas we hear from artists and practitioners whose current work is inspired by ancient tales, proverbs, and narratives. Up first, is artist Angela Tiatia, whose most recent video work Narcissus reframes the Greek tale of desire, exuberance, and beauty within a local Sydney arts context. Then we hear from curator Naomi Segal and artist Connor Xia, as they discuss Peach Blossom Spring an exhibition showing at Firstdraft Gallery, that explores the Yuanming tale of the same name as a metaphor for Chinese Diaspora. We chat about Han Chinese identity, the reality of erasure for those living in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China


    Guest Music Curator: Makeda

    • 37 min
    Curators of Colour, hosted by Nanette Orly Ft. Talia Smith and Seb Henry-Jones

    Curators of Colour, hosted by Nanette Orly Ft. Talia Smith and Seb Henry-Jones

    This episode of Canvas is hosted by guest presenter Nanette Orly, and tackles the importance of curatorial care with fellow curators of colour Sebastian Henry Jones and Talia Smith. We play audio snippets of British artist, writer and curator Zarina Muhammad taken from The White Pube's article The Problem with Diaspora Art, lament over diversity KPIs and discuss the problematics of public programming across Sydney. It's a really good episode. Trust us. 

    • 37 min
    #TDOV, hyper-visibility & accessibility in the arts with Ohni Blu + Archie Barry

    #TDOV, hyper-visibility & accessibility in the arts with Ohni Blu + Archie Barry

    For International Trans Day of Visibility, we discuss hypervisibility, and accessibility in the arts! On this episode of Canvas David Capra and Sabella D'Souza chat with artist, and board director of Firstdarft Ohni Blu about their tattoos, their identity, and how to advocate for accessible spaces. Then we hear an interview with Archie Barry, a Melbourne based artist who recently co-authored Clear Expectations: a guideline for institutions, galleries and curators working with Trans, Non-Binary and Gender Diverse people. 

    • 36 min
    Speculative Dance & Western Grief with Ivey Wawn, Daniel Mudie Cunningham + Cherine Fahd

    Speculative Dance & Western Grief with Ivey Wawn, Daniel Mudie Cunningham + Cherine Fahd

    From grief to speculative notions of debt, and ant colonies Canvas has got you sorted. This week, David Capra and Sabella D'Souza finish up their coverage of the National with FBi Radio's neighbour Carriageworks! Joined in studio by curator Daniel Mudie Cunningham, and artist Cherine Fahd they chat about western displays of grief, family art collaborations and upcoming public programs. Then we're joined by artist and dancer Ivey Wawn, promoting their upcoming experimental lecture performance Talking Bodies at Surry Hills Library as part of March Dance. 

    • 42 min

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