Alexa Miller is a former artist that through various life experiences studied human resilience and uncertainty management. She founded Arts Practica, a consulting company that teaches art observation to healthcare practitioners. She taught at the Harvard Medical School where doctors to be and even the faculty learned how to enhance their diagnosis abilities. Alexa Miller’s workshops push forward clinical training and provide a new perspective on the benefits of art in medicine.
Claire Morgan is an artist born in Belfast and currently living in Newcastle. She is known for her sculpture made with taxidermy and plastic crumbs but also for her watercolor and more recently paintings. From her studio at home, she shares with us how she dealt with the lockdown and how it affected her creative process. Her work gives importance to nature, death and time ; in the interview Claire Morgan talks about how she sees the world currently through her artist lens. She also talks about this crisis as an opportunity to experiment and accelerate an artwork’s evolution. This episode will allow you to deep dive into a beautiful artist’s mind.
Charlotte Dutoit is an entrepreneur and curator, founder of Justkids a women-led company that collaborates with artists (like Shepard Fairey, Vhils, Camille Walala, Felipe Pantone, or Frank Stella…) to make public art, and curate festivals like Life Is Beautiful in Las Vegas. Charlotte Dutoit also connects brands with artists for successful collaborations. In this episode, we will discuss how a company that makes outdoor exhibitions can deal with the pandemic situation. What is it to be a woman entrepreneur and how public art can be more inclusive. We also try to clear the debate about the use of art by brands and artists’ integrity.
Todd Hido is an American photographer known for his pictures of suburban landscapes taken during solitary, long drives. He also produced interior photos and portraits using a wide range of pros and amateur cameras. His style is summed up in one of his famous quotes “I shoot like a documentarian, but I print like a painter.”His photographs are in the permanent collections of the Getty, the Whitney Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, New York amongst many more. We’ll discuss here about his creative process in general and under the lockdown as well as his experience with the situation. Moreover he Todd Hido will talk about his vision of photography and today’s society using the examples of Walker Evans or Dorothea Lange.
Jason Bailey is the founder of Artnome.com which is one of the best information source on art and technology. Artnome is the ultimate destination to understand the art world and the art market when they are associated with the words digital, data, blockchain, crypto, generative and artificial intelligence. In the second part, we’ll try to have a look at it from the point of view of the artist, the market and the audience.