Produced by The Polygon Gallery in North Vancouver, this weekly podcast focuses on artists and creators, giving prominence to the critical importance of their voices in a world of such uncertainty.
Supported by The Polygon's Community Leader for Accessibility: BMO Financial Group.
The Polygon Podcast theme song is "Dancers" by Circlesquare.
Episode 13 featuring Davide Quadrio and Xin Wang
In this episode, Third Realm curator Davide Quadrio is in conversation with writer and art historian Xin Wang about the challenges of presenting contemporary Asian art as well as the Buddhist themes in our current exhibition Third Realm.
Find out more about this episode here: https://thepolygon.ca/news/the-polygon-podcast-episode-13-featuring-davide-quadrio-and-xin-wang/
Read Xin Wang's Cyclical Gods Reliving The Pandemic in Momus: https://momus.ca/cyclical-gods-reliving-pandemic/
Davide Quadrio is a producer and curator based in China and Italy. He is the founder of the first not-for-profit independent creative lab in Shanghai, BizArt Center, a platform to foster the local contemporary art scene. In 2007 he created Arthub, a production and curatorial proxy active in Asia and worldwide. Quadrio has organized hundreds of exhibitions, educational activities and exchanges in China and abroad. Recent curatorial projects include “Visions in the Making” at the Italian Cultural Center, New Delhi and Zhang Enli at Galleria Borghese, Rome.
Xin Wang is a writer, curator and art historian based in New York. Currently a Ph.D. candidate in modern and contemporary art at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU and the Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney Museum, where she has conducted Art History from Home webinars about technology, Asian/American perspectives, and social change. She is the curator of numerous exhibitions in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and her latest writings have appeared in Art in America, Art Agenda, E-Flux Journal, and Artforum. She is currently planning an exhibition that explores Asian Futurisms for the Museum of Chinese in America in New York City.
Episode 12 featuring Davide Quadrio and Farah Wardani
In this episode, curator Davide Quadrio is in conversation with curator and writer Farah Wardani about contemporary art in Asia and The Polygon's current exhibition Third Realm.
Find out more about this episode here: https://thepolygon.ca/news/the-polygon-podcast-episode-12-featuring-davide-quadrio-and-farah-wardani/
Episode 11 featuring The Archivists
In this episode: a conversation between two professional archivists that was inspired by the launch of our new chapbook, co-published with Information Office, about the early history of the local Chilean community.
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Episode 10 featuring Little Chamber Music
In this episode, The Gallery’s Assistant Curator Justin Ramsey is in conversation with Little Chamber Music artistic director Mark Haney, and composer Rita Ueda about the upcoming musical program Human Shadow Etched in Stone.
Find out more about this episode here: https://thepolygon.ca/news/the-polygon-podcast-episode-10-featuring-little-chamber-music
Episode 9 featuring Mark Ruwedel and John O'Brian
In this episode, a conversation between photographer Mark Ruwedel and art historian John O'Brian.
Find out more about this episode here: https://thepolygon.ca/news/the-polygon-podcast-episode-9-featuring-mark-ruwedel-and-john-obrian/
Episode 8 featuring Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft
In this episode, The Gallery's Chief Curator Helga Pakasaar is in conversation with art patrons Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft.
Find out more about this episode: https://thepolygon.ca/news/the-polygon-podcast-episode-8-featuring-claudia-beck-and-andrew-gruft