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Talks and discussions that follow the lead of contemporary art, from the Samstag Museum of Art at the University of South Australia.

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Talks and discussions that follow the lead of contemporary art, from the Samstag Museum of Art at the University of South Australia.

    Angela Valamanesh / 1996 Samstag Scholar

    Angela Valamanesh / 1996 Samstag Scholar

    In 1996, South Australian artist Angela Valamanesh travelled to Glasgow, Scotland on a Samstag scholarship. Angela joins Curatorial Assistant Anna Zagala to discuss her year abroad, what it taught her, and how it set the course for future work.

    Bold, creative and responsive to contemporary visual art, Samstag Museum of Art is one of Australia's leading university art museums. For more, see unisa.edu.au/samstagmuseum.

    This podcast was recorded by Denam Moore at Solstice Podcasting, Kaurna Adelaide in September 2020.

    • 19 min
    Kirsten Coelho / Ithaca

    Kirsten Coelho / Ithaca

    Join artist Kirsten Coelho and Joanna Kitto, Samstag Associate Curator, as they discuss working with porcelain, the significance of the 'ruin', and Homer's Odyssey-the Ancient Greek text that inspired her most recent body of work, Ithaca.

    Bold, creative and responsive to contemporary visual art, Samstag Museum of Art is one of Australia's leading university art museums. For more, see unisa.edu.au/samstagmuseum.

    This podcast was recorded by Denam Moore at Solstice Podcasting, Kaurna Adelaide in July 2020.

    • 22 min
    Lee Weng Choy / On art and arts writing

    Lee Weng Choy / On art and arts writing

    Kaula Lumpur-based art critic Lee Weng Choy joins Samstag curator Joanna Kitto for a conversation around art and life. They discuss missing the experience of viewing art in person, what we're consuming, and how the present moment is making us commit to empathy. In the next episode, Weng will answer listener's questions about art and arts writing. Send your question for Weng to Joanna at joanna.kitto@unisa.edu.au.

    This podcast was recorded in part on Zoom and in part by Denam Moore at Solstice Podcasting, Kaurna Adelaide in June 2020.

    • 46 min
    Georgia Saxelby / 2019 Samstag Scholar

    Georgia Saxelby / 2019 Samstag Scholar

    Pittsburgh-based Samstag Scholar Georgia Saxelby joins Curatorial Assistant Anna Zagala to discuss her experience of applying to study at Carnegie Mellon in the USA, strategies for selecting a school, what it takes to get in and why she can't wait to get back.

    Bold, creative and responsive to contemporary visual art, Samstag Museum of Art is one of Australia's leading university art museums. For more, see unisa.edu.au/samstagmuseum.

    This podcast was recorded by Denam Moore at Solstice Podcasting, Kaurna Adelaide in June 2020.

    • 26 min
    Zoë Croggon / The Magazine Series

    Zoë Croggon / The Magazine Series

    Melbourne based artist Zoë Croggon speaks with Samstag curator Gillian Brown about her body of collage works in Samstag's 'Effect in three movements'. They discuss Zoë's interest in movement and architecture, and the heightened relevance in thinking about how we occupy domestic space at a time when we've all been forced to do so.

    Bold, creative and responsive to contemporary visual art, Samstag Museum of Art is one of Australia's leading university art museums. For more, see unisa.edu.au/samstagmuseum.

    Recorded remotely by Denam Moore of Solstice Podcasting in May 2020.

    • 26 min
    Brad Darkson / Hold Me

    Brad Darkson / Hold Me

    In 'Hold Me', audiences listen in on a frustrated phone conversation between Adelaide-based artist Brad Darkson and a Centrelink worker trying to unravel the ramifications of a robo-debt, interspersed by the relentless sound of the hold music. While we're all working from home due to COVID-19, Samstag curator Gillian Brown discusses this eerily prescient work with Darkson, over the phone.

    Bold, creative and responsive to contemporary visual art, Samstag Museum of Art is one of Australia's leading university art museums. For more, see unisa.edu.au/samstagmuseum.

    Recorded remotely by Denam Moore of the Message Pod in April 2020.

    • 30 min

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