By Toby Lawrence, Open Space Arts Society
This podcast is hosted by Toby Lawrence and programmed through Open Space Arts Society in Victoria, BC and generously supported by the Victoria Foundation Community Grant.
In RelationMay 18, 2021
Episode 6: Krista Arias, Xingona Girl Smoke
In this final episode, New Mexico-based artist Krista Arias joins host Toby Lawrence and a live audience via Zoom to read from her collection of her poetry, Xingona Girl Smoke: the pace and posture of permission. As part of her 2021 exhibition, The Earth is my Elder, at Open Space, the evening began with an introduction to the work, followed by a screening of her video-poem Eating Our Ancestors, a selection of poems read by Krista, and Q &A.
Episode 5: Considering Curatorial Hospitality
In this episode, host Toby Lawrence introduces ideas around art, curation and hospitality with excerpts from her forthcoming chapter, “Its Roots and Its Innovative Departures: Considering Curatorial Hospitality,” in Creative Conciliations: Reflections, Responses, and Refusals edited by Jennifer Robinson, Tarah Hogue & Jonathan Dewar. Following the reading, Toby is joined in conversation with Open Space staff, board members and contributors: Gerry Ambers, Krista Arias, Charles Campbell, Lino Caputo, Miles Giesbrecht, Lindsay Harris, Eli Hirtle, Doug Jarvis and Joy Ngenda.
Episode 4: Revisiting Feeling Measurements, Pt.2
This episode looks back at Feeling Measurements, a program that took place at Open Space in 2017, with a conversation between Kerri Flannigan, Alexis Hogan, Oren Levine, Estraven Lupino-Smith, and Megan Quigley. In part 2, the group talks about developing Feeling Measurements.
Episode 3: Revisiting Feeling Measurements, pt.1
This episode looks back at Feeling Measurements, a program that took place at Open Space in 2017, with a conversation between Kerri Flannigan, Alexis Hogan, Oren Levine, Estraven Lupino-Smith, and Megan Quigley. In part 1, the group talks about getting to know one another and their involvement in Open Space.
Episode 2: In Conversation with Audie Murray
In this episode, host Toby Lawrence talks with Regina-based artist and tattoo practitioner Audie Murray about the importance of visiting during their tattoo session in the Open Space gallery.
Episode 1: In Conversation with Jinny Yu
Ottawa-based artist Jinny Yu joins host Toby Lawrence via zoom from Berlin for a conversation on hospitality and guest-host relations while living in Indigenous lands.