Podcast

Profiles on Practice

+Yen-Chao Lin: Spirituality

Hosted by curator and art historian Nadia Kurd, The Profiles on Practice podcast is a five-part podcast spotlighting the practices of women of colour artists in Canada. In the first episode, Nadia Kurd speaks to interdisciplinary artist Yen-Chao Lin about her art practice, influenced by spiritual practices including dowsing, occult sciences, divination arts, religion, and alchemy. Lin speaks more about her path to becoming an artist, her process, and her work, specifically the installations Under the Seventh Sun and The Eroding Garden and film The Spirit Keeper of Makuta’ay.

The Profiles on Practice podcast was generously supported by the Canada Council for the Arts through the Digital Originals initiative.

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+Christina Battle: Disasters and Collaborations

Hosted by curator and art historian Nadia Kurd, The Profiles on Practice podcast is a five-part podcast spotlighting the practices of women of colour artists in Canada. In the second episode, artist Christina Battle discusses her background working in environmental biology and how she shifted her focus to experimental film. Battle speaks more about how her work addresses the economic, social, and political factors that influence how people experience disaster. Additionally, she discusses her collaborative process in art and curating and creating a film collective called ‘The League.’

The Profiles on Practice podcast was generously supported by the Canada Council for the Arts through the Digital Originals initiative.

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