The Carla Podcast

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L.A. based artist Naotaka Hiro talks about the exploration of the “unknown body” in his multi-media practice. The Osaka-born artist, who works across painting, drawing, video, film, and sculpture, often puts constraints on his body as he works,
Audio Book of Carla issue #25, published Fall 2021. Each individual article can be accessed on our new Carla Audio Books feed. Read the full issue and access photos and more at contemporaryartreview.la/print.Read by Lindsay Preston ZappasPurcha
Audio Book of Carla issue #24, published Summer 2021. Each individual article can be accessed on our new Carla Audio Books feed. Read the full issue and access photos and more at contemporaryartreview.la/printRead by Lindsay Preston ZappasPurch
L.A. based artists Amanda Ross-Ho and Erik Frydenborg talk about shifting focus and priorities after a year of the pandemic. As teachers, the two discuss what it’s been like to work with students over the last year, and they also find common th
Audio book of Carla issue #23, published Spring 2021. Each individual article can be accessed on our new Carla Audio Books feed. Read the full issue and access photos and more at contemporaryartreview.la/printRead by Lindsay Preston Zappas
In this episode, host Lindsay Preston Zappas talks to L.A. based artist Simphiwe Ndzube. Ndzube talks about his childhood growing up in South Africa and how as an artist he uses his Magical Realist style to blend past experiences with fantasy.
Adapting performance work for Covid-19 safety — How performance operates without an audience present — How writing, sampling, and sound play in performance work — How the pandemic has shifted the way we think about institutional support and art
Listen along to our very first audio book of Carla issue #22. Each individual article can be accessed on our new Carla Audio Books feed. Read the full issue and access photos and more at contemporaryartreview.la/print
Abstraction as Resistance — Reclaiming Identity Through Strategies of Refusal  — The Labor of Performance — Relating Audience and Performer — The Politics of Rest — Saying NoNikita Gale is an L.A.-based multi-media artist working in sound, scul
Learning within Institutions — Building Spaces for Community — Redefining Centers, Structures, and Bureaucracies — Connectivity within Digital Adaptations — Radical Everyday Practice — Living, Breathing ValuesSarah Williams is the co-founder an
Remembering John Baldessari: artist, friend, teacher, and mentor — Hear reflections from Leslie Jones, Meg Cranston, Fay Ray, Amanda McGough, and Norm Laich on the life & legacy of the celebrated Los Angeles artist This special episode of the C
Growing up in L.A. — Rock Photography and Photographing Michael Jackson — Feeling Split Between Commercial Work and Art — The Colonized Mind — Finding Balance Between Mind and Body — Make Rules Break RulesHosted by Lindsay Preston ZappasTodd Gr
This episode, host Lindsay Preston Zappas is joined by painter Lari Pittman that was recorded just days before Pittman's retrospective opened at the Hammer Museum in LA. They discuss personal experiences that have deeply influenced his work, an
 Welcome to Season 3 of The Carla Podcast! This episode, host Lindsay Preston Zappas is joined by curator Jamillah James for an in-depth conversation spanning the whole episode. They discuss James’ background in music and fast-track from overco
1. Writer's RoomIn this last episode of Season 2 of The Carla Podcast, host Lindsay Preston Zappas is joined by Carla contributor Catherine Wagley and artist Trulee Hall to collapse all segments into one conversation on Hall’s recent exhibition
Dianna Molzan discusses her recent show Fizzz, and generating joy amidst political chaos — Vanessa Place’s Rape Jokes — Understanding how art might open up space to communicate about the #MeToo Movement — Do artists need to be good at writing a
Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto, in relation to the subjectivity of the body, Hollywood, and politics — Kelly Akashi discusses her art practice and recent show — What makes a good press release?1. Writer’s RoomHost Lindsay Preston Zappas is joined
Writer's RoomHost Lindsay Preston Zappas is joined by Carla contributor, Travis Diehl to discuss his article from Carla Issue 14 called “Lynch in Traffic,” which discusses David Lynch’s transition from painter to filmmaker. They talk about the
Hosted by Lindsay Preston ZappasWriter’s Room:Lindsay is joined by Carla contributor, Catherine Wagley to discuss her article from Carla Issue 14 called “Celeste Dupuy-Spencer And Figurative Religion,” which discusses Dupuy-Spencer’s recent sho
Looking Back on Made in L.A. 2018— What does it mean for an artist to be political? — How are artists responding to our time?—How do young artists connect with curators?Writer's Room: Lindsay is joined by the three Carla writers who reviewed Ma
Whose work is it anyways? — Norm Laich’s world as a brush for hire — The art of the collaboration — Is there a viable way to share your work on social media? Hosted by Lindsay Preston Zappas Writer’s Room: Lindsay is joined by Carla contributor
Florals and feminism — the historical, political, and gendered uses of floral imagery — Call out culture and Instagram feminism — Has female representation in the art world made any progress? Hosted by Lindsay Preston Zappas Writer’s Room: Lind
This summer, we are taking a break from our regular monthly podcast to present a series of bonus episodes, featuring selections from the Carla archives. This week, Lindsay reads "MEAT PHYSICS/Metaphysical L.A." by Travis Diehl and "SOGTFO at Fr
This summer, we are taking a break from our regular monthly podcast to present a series of bonus episodes, featuring selections from the Carla archives. This week, Lindsay reads "Kanye Westworld" by Travis Diehl and "Generous Structures" by Cat
This summer, we are taking a break from our regular monthly podcast to present a series of bonus episodes, featuring selections from the Carla archives. This week, Lindsay reads "The Rise of the L.A. Art Witch" by Amanda Yates Garcia and "The F
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