Filipino filmmaker John Torres discusses his embrace of being an outsider, the fight for an audience, and how a mishearing became his latest feature film Lukas the Strange.
Photographer Andy Freeberg on capturing the comical ironies of art fairs, the fashion choices of the female guards in Russian museums, and the heads of white cube receptionists in Chelsea.
Tim Heidecker discusses his second soft-rock album with Heidecker and Wood, his online beefs, and blurring the lines between his various public personae.
Aaron Schimberg and Steve MacFarlane on dominance, avoiding naturalism and psychoanalyzing a character.
Renee Gladman and Amina Cain on lingering with a moment, operating in the dark, and moving through membranes.
David Antonio Cruz talks about his journey from performance to painting and his new opera, TAKEABITE.
Colm Tóibín and Miquel Barceló on Walt Disney, looking like animals and when painting is better than real life.
Michael Ricioppo and Drew Liverman on liberation through collaboration, the needs of a picture, and the pros and cons of paint.
Elisa Ambrogio, Pete Nolan, and John Shaw of Magik Markers on songwriting, the ideal live venue, and their incredible new album Surrender to the Fantasy.
In Quartet, multiple conversations become one. Claudia La Rocco, Rashaun Mitchell, Silas Riener & Davison Scandrett muse on the nature of performance during the process of creating Way In.
David Levine and Alexandre Singh discuss the playwriting process, stage excretions, and traversing the art-theater divide.
Czechoslovak New Wave filmmaker Jan Němec discusses jazz and making movies under communism.
Martha Rosler on the Garage Sale, plights of modern workers, and her college days in California.
Stephen Dixon on growing novels, compound perspectives, and cutting a path through bereavement with memory alone.
Tina Satter speaks about formalism, her perverse sense of humor and the importance of family drama.
Filmmakers Omar Mullick and Bassam Tariq discuss their new documentary about the runaway children of Karachi.
Maier and Day Jackson reflect on their most recent large-scale projects and on their shared interest in territory and space exploration.
Pablo Helguera on his love of used books, dying languages and his conceptual approach to captioning an image.
Performance artist Neal Medlyn discusses the celebrity public persona, growing up Pentacostal, and his new performance King, running through October 26 at The Kitchen.
Mick Turner (who has a new album out soon) and Jim White discuss the Melbourne post-punk scene of the ’80s and ’90s, as well as their transition to playing in Dirty Three.
A.K. Burns on the queer body, slipping between forms, American fetishes, and becoming a cyborg.
Yisrael K. Feldsott on the river in all of us, spiritual medicine and living with Hell’s Angels.
James Ferraro discusses DIY aesthetics, apocalyptic visions, and his new album NYC, HELL 3:00 AM.
Painter Scott Olson on stumbling upon materials, the Ohio art scene, and the importance of frames.
Julien Poirier on the chips in his brain, going all the way, and his book Stained Glass Windows of California.
Ian Cheng on moral codes, the prescience of George Lucas and making an art world version of Angry Birds.
Filmmaker Matt Porterfield discusses the degrees of accessibility of his films and the process behind his most recent project I Used to Be Darker, in theaters now.
Mike Donovan discusses analog nostalgia, living in the garage, and Wot, his first post-Sic Alps solo album.
Listen to a collaboration between Bill Orcutt and Loren Connors, recorded August 30, 2012 at Georgia NYC. Following the session, Keith Connolly conducted a brief interview with Orcutt and Connors.
Filmmaker Jason Osder discusses his documentary Let the Fire Burn, an investigation into the 1985 bombing of the MOVE collective in Philadelphia.