Episode #058: Adam Farmer, Glitch | Tightening the Gap Between Art and Apology

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In this episode we tap into the idea of controlled chaos with Adam Farmer, whose dual role of artist and curator involves a great deal of sacrifice, purposeful improvisation, and something he calls “strategic hoarding”.
Also discussed were stories of extraterrestrial visitations at home, daily trips to the basketball court, and his monday through friday gig at a trucking company.
Get on over to www.avantgauze.com to check out some of his work and be sure peel through the photo albums at www.facebook.com/glitchmemphis to witness the transformation of a living room into a monthly collaborative art experience!

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Episode #057: Corkey Sinks, artist/designer

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This episode artist and designer Corkey Sinks uncovers demonbabies, tagging turtles in the desert, and we ponder moon landing deniers. Something we missed in the episode is Corkey is the designer over at the Dixon, so when you see upcoming promos there you’ll be seeing her good works. Corkey’s big announcement is Walls Divide Press, a collaboration with her husband Jesse Butcher, bringing back the days of zines and creative publications.

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Episode #054: Angela Russell, Underground Art

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This episode we had Angela Russell of Underground Art share her thoughts on running a longstanding creative biz in Memphis and in honor of everyone who has ever struggled with mental or emotional health, is a suicide survivor, has battled addiction Underground Art will be hosting Illuminated: Semicolon Tattoo Event Art to benefit the Memphis Crisis Center.

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Episode #053: Kurt Perschke | Red Ball Project

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Through Red Ball Project sculptor Kurt Perschke views each city as an opportunity to provide citizens creative interaction. Memphians saw their space afresh as the project rolled through town. Catch our episode where Kurt shares on Red Ball, Memphis, and avoiding the law by hiding in plain sight.

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Episode #051: Mary Jo Karimnia, Artist

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Mary Jo Karimnia keeps active and fresh through her own work, volunteering, and running community focused support. A student of life and of others, Mary Jo has focused on growing her career by speaking up when some weren’t and finding out how to practice the professional side of art through helping others.
Belongings 2: Re-purposed (link)
An open call exhibit – This second incarnation of the Belongings show continues in the spirit of community and the reuse and re-imagining of objects.
  • All artists are invited to participate by purchasing any object of inspiration from the Cleveland Street Flea Market at 438 N Cleveland to transform into (or use as inspiration for) a new work of art.
  • Deadline/drop-off is April 25 at 422 Cleveland.
  • The show opens April 29th and continues to May 14th.

Mary Jo Karimnia
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Episode #050: Josh McLane | Memphis Comedy Festival

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Known for music, comedy, and a powerful presence Josh McLane’s unhinged style is set in contrast to his well known black tie guise. Blood, blow, and truth dominate this week as he shares the turning point of a life Josh now sees differently. Also, Memphis Comedy Festival starts this week. Get your tickets now!
March 31- April 3rd
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Episode #049: Alice & Mike, Five In One Social Club

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Alice Laskey-Castle & C.Michael Andrews run Five in One Social Club! Their retail store features limited editions and one-of-a-kind pieces created by local and regional artists. Twice a week in their Clubhouse on Broad Ave they host creative workshops for small groups. Upcoming workshops include Luchador Masks, Glassblasting!, Pop-up Books, and Wine Bottle Glasses.

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