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Jason Isbell - "Traveling Alone"

by GRTV

Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell stopped in to WYCE to share a couple acoustic songs. This is one of those songs.

"Intersections" artist explores layers of meaning in prize-winning piece

by Holly Bechiri

Anila Quayyum Agha's work tied for the Juried Grand Prize and took home the Public Vote Grand Prize in this year's ArtPrize. Her study of cultural differences and exclusion play deeply into the meaning of the work.

ArtPrize 2014 Awards: Anila Quayyum Agha wins hearts of jurors, public

by Ana Olvera

Artist Anila Quayyum Agha, of Indianapolis, won big at the 2014 ArtPrize Awards, winning the Installation category award as well as both Grand Prizes, taking home $300,000 for her installation “Intersections.”

Public responds to second night of "Why These Finalists" discussion

by GRTV

[VIDEO] Right after watching the second night of "Why These Finalists,", these respondents stopped to share their own insights and learning.

Battling to get deeper: "Reciprocity" finds favor with public vote

by Holly Bechiri

Marc Sijan's work, a contender as one of the public vote finalists, tells the story of his relationship with his father. Why do we- the public, children, parents- connect with this work?

Public responds to "Why These Finalists" panel, panelists respond to experience of ArtPrize

by GRTV

[VIDEO] Right after watching the Critical Discourse panelists praise and critique finalist works, these respondents stopped to share their own insights and learning. This time, the panelists also shared their insights on the experience of ArtPrize and why criticism is an important part of the event.

Experts take to panel to discuss both public, juried top 20

by Eric Tank

On Monday, October 6 art experts lead the conversation around the public and juried top 20 ArtPrize candidates for 3-dimensional and time-based categories.

Jesse Ray and the Carolina Catfish - "Beer City USA"

by GRTV

Grand Rapids rocknroll band Jesse Ray and the Carolina Catfish shredded out a couple songs in the WYCE music library. This is one of those songs.

ArtPrize discourse on peace deepens

by Lee Bloomquist

Deemed controversial in 2009 for a work on peace, artists Kiaralinda and Todd Ramquist make even more effort in their entry "LOVE" at the Van Andel Arena

ArtPrize voting heads into Round 2 with 20 public vote finalists

by Holly Bechiri

[PHOTOS] This year, the final vote has shifted from a choice of one vote out of 10 options to voting for as many as you want out of a finalist list of 20 entries within four categories.

Public responds to discussion of art, disability

by GRTV

[VIDEO] Right after watching the Critical Discourse discussion of disability and art, these respondents stopped to share their own insights and learning. Each night, response stations will be available for the public to share their opinions.

Disability is not a struggle: Panel discusses intersections between art, disability, bodies

by Toni Bal

Panelists Neil Marcus and Petra Kuppers and moderator Chris Smit walked the audience through understanding disability and art, bringing to light the culture of disability in our culture that is hidden in plain sight.

Artists as disruptors: Building incubators where art, technology meet

by Mark Holzbach

At Friday night's Critical Discourse discussion with NEW INC members, the intersections of art and technology, highlighting disruptive work and helping artists, technologists and designers build sustainable work practices.

Public responds to discussion of art, tech, new platforms for design incubators

by GRTV

[VIDEO] Right after watching the Critical Discourse discussion of art and technology, these respondents stopped to share their own insights and learning. Each night, response stations will be available for the public to share their opinions.

El Gremio - "Corazon Maldito"

by GRTV

All the way from Chile, the band El Gremio brought their music into the WYCE library. This is one of those songs.

Why time based art takes time: Categorical distinctions of criteria for ArtPrize 2014

by Micah Silver

ArtPrize can become the post-biennial model for large scale art festivals that promote learning and discourse above all else- but it will need to define mutual terms that represent a consensus amongst experts and a caring public, and not leave it to a single judge to define and enforce each year.

Public responds to Art21 preview, artist conversation about process

by GRTV

[VIDEO] Right after viewing the sneak preview of Art21 and having a chance to ask questions of the artists featured in the film, these respondents stopped to share their own insights and learning. Each night, response stations will be available for the public to share their opinions.

Award-winning art documentary series premieres in Grand Rapids

by Julie Stivers

Director Susan Sollins and featured artists Leonardo Drew and Katharina Grosse present "Art in the 21st Century" and talk about their process of working on their artwork. Sollins, Drew and Grosse are this year's Grand Jurors for ArtPrize.

My experience of ArtPrize: watching audiences connect with dance in different ways

by Erin Wilson

The most significant interactions with "respirador (breather)" I witness come from two completely different groups: children, and retirees (65+ years old.) These two groups of people connect with the work in very different, but equally important ways.

Art that expresses need for peace: conversation with UICA curator Alexander Paschka, artist Ladislov Hanka

by Lee Bloomquist

The UICA’s Alexander Paschka and artist Ladislov Hanka talk about bees and sharks, "Gun Country" and "There's Something Happening Here," belief and hope.