Tuesday, 31 May 2011

June 2011 Schedule


Our new schedule begins on Saturday, June 4th 2011
(12pm PDT, 3pm EDT, 8pm BST)

Amy Freelunch (despite a debilitating hangover) presents a specially prepared sound collage based on the themes of art, games, and technology. She talks about these subjects and also responds to a recent blog post by Patrick Lichty.
(Duration 61 mins)

Arahan Claveau introduces his show with some announcements, before welcoming back regular guests Allan Stanley Taylor and Jane Vippond who return for their third visit. The group attend several exhibitions in Second Life, beginning with Selavy Oh's 'Construct', followed by Oberon Onmura's 'Uncanny Valley 1', and ending with an exploration of the Nordan Art group show, with work by Paola Tauber, Simotron Aquilla, Claudia222 Jewell and Shellina Winkler. This extended episode explores many issues raised by the artists' work, often taking the conversation into unexpected areas.
(Duration 164 mins)

Penumbra Carter is joined by Nebulosus Severine at the The Linden Endowment for the Arts (LEA) Art Sandbox in Second Life. They tour the space and discuss work by Robin Moore, Ozzy Wozniak, znort Gant and Alizarin Goldflake. The LEA Art Sandbox is supported by Linden Lab as an area where artists can rez objects, experiment, and learn how to build. The LEA exists to promote understanding and support of virtual art.
(Duration 50 mins)

Raul Crimson talks to blogger Honour McMillan about her project for the next SL8Bevent (Second Life 8th Birthday), a collaborative installation of photography. They also discuss the implications of extreme roleplay, the evolving sense of community, and exploration in Second Life, all of which are topics of keen interest to Honour as a blogger.
(Duration 43 mins)

Thanks for listening!

(Full show notes and playlists will follow shortly after the shows air)

Saturday, 7 May 2011

May 2011 Show Notes



Amy Freelunch in conversation with art critic (and husband) Jeff Edwards about Beyond Kandinsky: Revisiting the Spiritual in Art, and the difficulties and rewards of organising artists and academics online. Also mentioned is Amy's Kickstarter project, and the Sarah Morris copyright infringement case.
(Duration 60 mins)

Arahan Claveau is joined by Second Life artist Selavy Oh whose new works 'Construct' and 'LPDT2', both open this month. Selavy talks about his experiences creating the projects and how they will integrate with visitors to the physical gallery spaces in Sweden and London.
(Duration 59 mins)

Raul Crimson talks to Treat Kanto; curator of SOMA in virtual San Francisco. They discuss the new exhibition 'Walking Canvas', the reduced support for artistic initiatives by Linden Lab, the general lack of diversity on the Grid, and how Second Life has become closer to real life through this process.
(Duration 57 mins)


Penumbra Carter returns next month.

Amy's playlist:
Foetus - Social Anxiety Disorder
Alien Sex Fiend - E.S.T. (Trip to the Moon)
Folk Implosion - Mood Swing
Franz Ferdinand -Take Me Out
Dan "Southpaw" Smith, Momentum Church - Baby Got Book
Rainbow Noise Entertainment - Imma Homo
Grinderman - Electric Alice

Arahan & Selavy's websites/references:
Arahan & Selavy's playlist:
Scientist vs Armour - The Long Way Dub
Alva Noto & Blixa Bargeld - Katze
Carsten Nicolai & Ryoji Ikeda - C2
Alva Noto & Blixa Bargeld - One
John Foxx and the Maths - The Good Shadow
Caribou - Lalibela

Raul & Treat's websites/references:
Raul & Treat's playlist:
Pastora - Una Ducha y un Café
Björk - All is Full of Love

Thursday, 5 May 2011

May 2011 Schedule


Our new schedule begins on Saturday, May 7th 2011
(12pm PDT, 3pm EDT, 8pm BST)

Amy Freelunch in conversation with art critic (and husband) Jeff Edwards, regarding the difficulties and rewards of organising artists and academics online.

Arahan Claveau talks to artist Selavy Oh about new works 'Construct' and 'LPDT2', both of which open in May. Selavy talks about his experiences creating the projects and how they will integrate with visitors to the physical gallery spaces in Sweden and London.

Raul Crimson and Treat Kanto discuss the new exhibition 'Walking Canvas' at SOMA in Second Life. They also talk about the reduced support for artistic initiatives by Linden Lab, the general lack of diversity on the Grid, and how Second Life has become closer to real life through this process.

Penumbra Carter returns next month.

Thanks for listening!