interview

Michael Pfleghaar: Design masquerading as something else

by (pelz)

Submitted 02-23-2012 under NEWS

The show titled "Michael Pfleghaar: Reinforcing Objecthood" opened at the Grand Rapids Art Museum earlier this month, kicking off the museum's Michigan Artist Series. In this body of work, Michael Pfleghaar pays homage to the mid-...

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Fragrant re-imagining of Afghan war rugs: An interview with artist Barbara Koenen

by (pelz)

Submitted 09-14-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Walk up the stairs to the second floor of the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), and you will be greeted by complex layers of aromas that range from grandma’s apple pie to Tandoori chicken to boudoir sachets. Sunday at the GRAM, artist Barbara...

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Beyond the Reboot: Interview questions for artists, curators and venue managers

by (Holly)

Submitted 09-10-2011 under

  ARTIST INTERVIEW QUESTIONS 1. How did you come up with the idea for this piece? 2. How did you make it? (physical and mental process) 3. How did you consider the placement of your piece-the context of the space it’s in, as well as in...

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Building our skills and building community: public hours get special

by (Holly)

Submitted 04-12-2011 under OPINION

What are public hours? Every week, The Rapidian staff is available to you in person in our offices for specific hours. We call them "public hours," and they're a great chance to stop by to visit, brainstorm article ideas, ask general...

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"Regrettable Things Captured On Tape," an interview with Found Footage Co-Creator Nick Prueher

by (austinlb)

Submitted 11-02-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

It may sound strange, but I'm really looking forward to the medical penile injection video. Or learning how to make love better "through hypnosis." Or the exercise clip featuring "American Gladiators." This Wednesday night, Joe Pickett and Nick...

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UICA: Interview with Mark Pascale

by (UICA)

Submitted 02-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Art Institute of Chicago's Mark Pascale discusses contemporary printmaking and UICA's exhibition (S)Edition: Prints as Activism. (S)Edition: Prints as Activism provides a venue for contemporary artists to connect the 21st century language of...

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