KUSF In Exile 08.11.12 2-4 PM Roll Call DJ Margaret Tedesco

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Roll Call: Bay Area Arts and Culture

The Child (1960s record promotion)
Free To Be You and Me: The New Seekers
Disneyland: Come On
The Gaudy Side of Town: Gayngs
Sundown, Sundown: Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood
Faded High: Gayngs
Cameo: Wayne Smith/Aero Mic’d
[Untitled Track]: Arthur Russell

Dj Margaret is joined in conversation with artists DARRIN MARTIN, and from New York, BILLY MILLER on their current projects and practice.

DARRIN MARTIN is an artist, educator and curator. Through video, sculpture, and multi-channel installation, Martin’s work engages cross-modal perception as a way to examine the limits of certainty. Currently, he has been working on a series of videos that have been inspired by working with a group of artists and academics around the topics of disability studies and the arts. Considering notions of accessibility and inaccessibility, Martin explores tactility, sonic analogies, and/or audio description as method to unearth an array of subjective interpretations. His videos have screened internationally at festivals and museums, including the Museum of Modern Art, Pacific Film Archives, Impakt Festival, European Media Art Festival, and in 2009 he toured a program of works to over a dozen cities in the US. His installations have exhibited at venues including The Kitchen in New York and most recently at Krowswork Gallery in Oakland, CA and the Center for Contemporary Art in Sacramento. Martin has also collaborated with artist Torsten Zenas Burns, building diverse speculative fictions around re-imagined educational practices. Their works have been included in screenings and exhibitions in venues including The Oberhausen Short Film Festival, The Paris/Berlin International, Eyebeam, and most recently at the Dumbo Arts Center in Brooklyn. Martin occasionally curates video screenings and is the Graduate Advisor in the interdisciplinary Studio Art program at UC Davis where he also teaches undergraduate media arts classes. He lives in San Francisco.

BILLY MILLER is a NYC-based artist-curator-writer-filmmaker-and independent publisher. He has exhibited his work and/or curated exhibitions at PS1/MoMA, Deitch Projects, Anna Kustera Gallery, D’Amelio Terras Gallery, p Gallery, Andrew Edlin Gallery, The Center for Book Arts, Munch Gallery (among others) in NYC; L.A.C.E. in LA; Exile Gallery, BASSO, (among others) in Berlin; Agnes B. Galerie DuJour in Paris; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Artists Television Access in San Francisco; and many other galleries and cultural institutions internationally. His writings have appeared in publications such as VICE, INDEX, K48, WON Magazine, and BUTT. He is also the editor and publisher of a number of independent publications, including, When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again, No Milk Today, and Straight To Hell (which has been in publication since 1973) and has participated regularly in the NY Book Arts Fair with Printed Matter. Most recently, he has contributed to a collaborative film about the OCCUPY Movement (“The 99%”, to be released this fall). Miller in the process of developing a series of exhibitions and print projects in conjunction with the Bob Mizer Estate.

For more information on DARRIN MARTIN and BILLY MILLER

Straight to Hell: denniscooper-theweaklings.blogspot.com/2008/11/billy-miller-christian-siekmeier-and.html?zx=1d265e0694f39ef2
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