June 11, 2020
apexart | Talks with Clarissa Aidar, curator of upcoming exhibition The Day Before the Fall. The Day Before the Fall was scheduled for this season in São Paulo, Brazil, and will have an updated opening date.
May 19, 2020
apexart | Talks with Liz Faust, whose proposal Elongated Shadows placed first in the 2020-2021 NYC Open Call. After the top proposals were announced, we spoke with Liz Faust to learn more about her exhibition idea and glean insight into the process of writing a successful proposal.
May 14, 2020
apexart | Talks with Matthew Terrell, whose proposal Nancy Pelosi's Living Room, San Francisco, 1986 placed first in the 2020-2021 International Open Call. After the top proposals were announced, we spoke with Matthew Terrell to learn more about his exhibition idea and glean insight into the process of writing a successful proposal.
May 11, 2020
While apexart Fellows are in New York, they meet with New Yorkers who work in a variety of sectors throughout the city. One such New Yorker is Travis Tinney, Director of Development at ACE New York. Learn more about the programs at ACE New York and how they are supporting individuals experiencing homelessness and job insecurity during this time.
May 8, 2020
2012 International Open Call Curator, Katharina Rohde, revisits her apexart exhibition and shares the evolution of the idea and the community collaboration that made it possible. Based in Alexandra, a township of Johannesburg, Just Do It! Creative Strategies for Survival, focuses on the network of Spaza shops that are essential to the economic and social fabric of the community, and offer a space of creative expression.
May 5, 2020
Maryam Palizgir joins Elizabeth Larison, Director of Operations, to speak about her collaborative work Intimacy to Vulnerability which was presented in Tehran. The project was part of apexart's exhibition, WOMEN C(A)REATE which visualized the struggles that women encounter on their recovery from addiction.
April 24, 2020
"Hold Tight!" Javier Mazza, past NYC apexart Fellow who now coordinates International apexart Fellowships in Montevideo, Uruguay, shares a motto for today's times. Joining Abbie Hebein, Director of Fellowships and Public Programs, Mazza speaks about what you discover when coordinating an apexart Fellowship in your home city and also returns to memories of his NYC Fellowship in 2015.
April 17, 2020
"What can we do if all the current systems fail? Where will we be? What skills will we need to survive?" Tuning in from Tbilisi, Georgia, Mariam Natroshvili revisits questions from her 2017 Open Call exhibition, Illegal Kosmonavtika, organized with Magda Guruli and also shares memories from her apexart Fellowship in New York.
April 7, 2020
WOMEN C(A)REATE, a 2019-2020 International Open Call exhibition curated by Anahita Rezaallah and Elnaz Tehrani in Tehran, opened in late February just as the Ministry of Health in Iran begin to advise the public to stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Elizabeth Larison, Director of Operations at apexart, and Anahita Rezaallah, speak about the idea, research and development of the exhibition, overcoming challenges along the way, as well as the experience of opening an installation during uncertain times.
April 1, 2020
A conversation with Betty Yu, curator of upcoming exhibition Imagining De-Gentrified Futures. Imagining De-Gentrified Futures was scheduled for this season and will now occupy the invited curator exhibition slot for November 2020.
March 27, 2020
Checking in: A conversation with Steven Rand, Executive Director, and Elizabeth Larison, Director of Operations about dealing with change and connecting with our apexart community around the world.