43 episodes

The Ma's House podcast with host Hunter Begun, Director of Production at Ma's House & BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, & People of Color) Art Studio Inc. In this podcast, I interview artists in residence at Ma's House. We will discuss artists-in-residence, life, and anything else my guests or I want to discuss. We are all about spreading the word about talented artists and having a few laughs. Recorded in Southampton, New York, at Ma's House on Shinnecock Territory. Links https://www.mashouse.studio/

Ma's House Podcast Hunter Begun

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The Ma's House podcast with host Hunter Begun, Director of Production at Ma's House & BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, & People of Color) Art Studio Inc. In this podcast, I interview artists in residence at Ma's House. We will discuss artists-in-residence, life, and anything else my guests or I want to discuss. We are all about spreading the word about talented artists and having a few laughs. Recorded in Southampton, New York, at Ma's House on Shinnecock Territory. Links https://www.mashouse.studio/

    Ma's House Podcast: With Exhibiting Artist Dominick Cocozza

    Ma's House Podcast: With Exhibiting Artist Dominick Cocozza

    In this episode, join your host Hunter Begun as he chats with exhibiting artist Dominick Cocozza, whose work is showcased in the Reclamation show at the Southampton History Museum. Dive into a conversation where they explore Cocozza's art, its deeper meanings, and what inspires him.

    • 32 min
    Ma's House Podcast: With Artist in Residence Josie Licavoli

    Ma's House Podcast: With Artist in Residence Josie Licavoli

     



    In this episode of the Ma's House podcast, host Hunter Begun interviews Artist in Residence Josie Licavoli. They delve into a wide array of topics, from the significance behind Licavoli's art to her sources of inspiration, reflecting on her tenure as a resident and exploring much more along the way.
    Artist Profile 
    Josie is a multimedia artist and educator from the Bay Area and explores diverse cultural identities, drawing from her mixed-race heritage. Inspired by San Francisco, the California coast, and various art forms such as music and literature, her work delves into human experiences, merging personal introspection with collective knowledge. Josie’s art bridges private and public realms, inviting viewers to engage with the rich tapestry of Filipino and American culture, fostering connection and dialogue. https://www.josielicavoli.com/
    Josie is a recipient of the Homebody Fellowship for QTBIPOC artists based in the San Francisco Bay Area for the Artist Residency Program at Ma’s House. Chosen artists are awarded an additional unrestricted stipend during the residency, which spans two weeks at Ma’s House on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in Southampton, NY.
    This opportunity is made possible by the Homebody Fund, a small donor-advised fund at East Bay Community Foundation, resourcing POC—especially QTPOC—spiritual/healing spaces that support community leadership and cultural transformation in decolonial movements for liberation, especially in the East Bay Area.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Ma's House Podcast: With Alumni Artist Stephen Longoria

    Ma's House Podcast: With Alumni Artist Stephen Longoria

    In this episode of the Ma's House Podcast, join your host Hunter Begun as he catches up with alumni artist Stephen Longoria, who spent time as a resident back in February 2023. They chat about everything from Longoria's residency experience to what he's been working on since leaving Ma's House. Get ready for a laid-back conversation that'll have long-time fans of the podcast feeling right at home!

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Ma's House Podcast: With Artist in Residence Kindall Gant

    Ma's House Podcast: With Artist in Residence Kindall Gant

    In this episode of the Ma's House Podcast, the host Hunter Begun interviews Kindall Gant, the March artist in residence whose medium of choice is poetry. They delve into various topics, such as Gant's inspirations, the profound meanings behind her poetry, her experiences exploring other mediums for the first time, and more.
    Artist Profile 
    Kindall Gant (she/they) is a Black femme poet and New Orleans native based in Brooklyn. She experiments with visual storytelling as liberation through themes of home, heritage and history, bringing poems into conversation with expressive forms like film, visual art, music and photography. They have received support from Cave Canem, the Poetry Foundation, MASS MoCA, the Saltonstall Foundation, and the Watering Hole among other arts institutions. Her work has been nominated for Best of the Net and a Pushcart Prize. Poems appear or are forthcoming in Torch, the What a Time to Be Alive zine carried at the Hopscotch Reading Room in Berlin, the 1619 Speaks anthology published by the Sims Library of Poetry, Brooklyn Poets, Obsidian, and Polemical Zine. They are an MFA in poetry candidate at The New School.
    https://kindallgant.com/

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ma's House Podcast: With Exhibiting Artist Rebekah Phoenix Wise

    Ma's House Podcast: With Exhibiting Artist Rebekah Phoenix Wise

    In this episode of the Ma's House podcast, the host, Hunter Begun, interviews exhibiting artist Rebekah Phoenix Wise. They delve into various topics, including Wise's art, event photography, exploration of different mediums, and a detailed exploration of her solo show titled "Living Histories: Shinnecock Stories Honoring Tradition." This insightful conversation sheds light on Wise's creative journey and her current exhibition, which is available for viewing by appointment until April 27th at Ma's House.Artist Profile 
    Rebekah Phoenix Wise (b. 1989) is a photographer who specializes in portraits and event photography. She is a proud member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation in Southampton, NY, and grew up on the Shinnecock Reservation. Her unique perspective on indigenous life is reflected in her work, which explores themes such as happiness, community, tradition, and modernity. Rebekah is passionate about breaking stereotypes and is committed to showcasing the joy and positivity within Native American culture.
     

    • 2 hr 5 min
    Ma's House Podcast: With Artist in Residence Simón Vega

    Ma's House Podcast: With Artist in Residence Simón Vega

    In this episode of the Ma's House Podcast, the host, Hunter Begun, engages in a captivating conversation with the artist in residence, Simón Vega. Delving into the profound themes embedded within Simón's remarkable sculptures, the duo explores his artistic process and the inspiration behind his creations. They also shed light on Simón's current exhibition, "Tropical Space Castaways," showcased at the Parish Art Museum until June 5th. This is an episode you do not want to miss!
    Artist Profile
    Vega creates drawings, objects, sculptural installations, and happenings inspired by local markets, self-made architecture, and vendor carts found in the streets and beaches of Central America. His sculptures are Third World replicas of the sophisticated capsules and satellites developed by NASA and the Soviet Space Program during the ‘Space Race’; however, they are assembled with found materials, including transmutable elements, colored lights, and live plants. This series, titled Tropical Space Proyectos, comments on the effects of the Cold War in contemporary El Salvador and Central America. In other artworks, the artist reinterprets ancient Mesoamerican architectural sculpture, Modernism’s iconic buildings, and contemporary surveillance systems, creating an ironic and humorous fusion between past and present, first and third worlds.
    Born in El Salvador in 1972, Simón Vega graduated in Fine Arts at the University of Veracruz in Mexico in 2000. He received a Master´s in Contemporary Arts from the Complutense University in Madrid in 2006.
    He has exhibited his work extensively in Europe, the United States and Latin America, including the 55th Venice Biennial in Italy (2013), the IX Havana Biennial in Cuba (2006), at the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California (2018), at the Bronx Museum in New York (2019), at the Centre Pompidou, París for the exhibition Cosmópolis 2 (2019) and at the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid amongst others. He has had solo exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design in Costa Rica, at Locust Projects, Miami, Liliana Bloch Gallery, Dallas, Texas, and at the Hilger Next Gallery in Vienna
     
     

    • 1 hr 34 min

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