Ep. 42: Bill Coleman
(Extended Version) Host ELLIOT TORRES interviews writer/music producer BILL COLEMAN who talks about his illustrious career in the music industry and his company Peace Bisquit. (Original air date: September 18th, 2014) SPECIAL THANKS: MNN STUDIOS NYC, GLORIA MESSER.
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Ep. 41: Documenting and Branding
Host ELLIOT TORRES interviews writer/documentarian and New York City drag sensation LINDA SIMPSON who talks about NYC nightlife and its impact on the art world. This episode also features an interview with Inside Wide Design owner GABRIELLE GERWITZ who explains the importance of artist branding and how to go about doing it. (Original air date: September 4th, 2014) SPECIAL THANKS: MNN STUDIOS NYC, GLORIA MESSER.
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Ep. 40: Independent Women Artists and Motherhood
Host ELLIOT TORRES interviews two women artists who not only talk candidly about their work, but how their journey’s as mothers impact their artistry. A very compelling episode. Features interviews with filmmaker KIM CUMMINGS and artist/musician KIM KALESTI. (Original air date: August 21, 2014) SPECIAL THANKS: MNN STUDIOS NYC, GLORIA MESSER, GORDON CHRISTMAS.
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Ep. 39: Sunken Cathedral and Summerstage
Hosted by Elliot Torres. Features interviews with composer/vocalist/performing artist and TED fellow BORA YOON and producer/curator MONIQUE MARTIN – Director of Family Programming at SummerStage NYC. (Original air date: August 7, 2014) SPECIAL THANKS: MNN STUDIOS NYC, GLORIA MESSER, GORDON CHRISTMAS.
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Ep. 38: Theatre, Painting, and Live Band Shows
Hosted by Elliot Torres. Features an on-location interview at HERE Arts Center, New York with co-founder Kristin Marting by Michael Inge. Also features interview with painter / N.A.W.A President Marie Hines Cowan plus MNN producer Dean Loren and his live band shows. (Original air date: July 10, 2014) SPECIAL THANKS: MNN STUDIOS NYC, GLORIA MESSER.
Ep. 37: Brian Doan at the Vilcek Foundation
Vietnamese photographer and mixed media artist BRIAN DOAN presented his work at the Vilcek Foundation in New York City. AFTV interviewed the artist on location at the Vilcek Foundation to gain insight to his exhibit Home, Home, Home. Introduction by Anne Schruth. White Christmas photo credit: Jacqueline Buleje. (Original air date: June 26, 2014).
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Youtube Special: The Last Fall
AF Hollywood correspondent H. Clent Bowers interviews director Matthew A. Cherry about his latest film The Last Fall, which will be released on October 26, 2012. (An AFTV/YouTube exclusive) (Original publishing date: Oct 25, 2012).
Ep. 36: Elena Paul, ESQ. & Tim Gunn
Hosted by Warren Adams. AFTV EPISODE 36: featuring Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA)’s Elena Paul and Project Runway’s Tim Gunn. Focuses on legal aid for artists and pointers for art students matriculating to college. Hosted by Warren Adams. (Original air dates: Sept 30, Oct 7, and Oct 14, 2012).
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Ep. 35: Modern Dance
Hosted by Scottie Gage. Episode #35 focuses on two emerging dance companies in New York City featuring choregraphers: Matthew Westerby of Matthew Westerby Company, and Mariana Bekerman of Mariana Bekerman Dance Company. Hosted by Scottie Gage. (Original air dates: May 24, May 31, and June 14, 2011).
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Ep. 34: Women in the Arts
Episode #34 is a two part segment on Women in the Arts. Hosted by Scottie Gage. The first segment (originally taped in March 2007) consists of a group show entitled Hoes, Putas, and Dragon Ladies: Our Sexuality ReMixed and is a multimedia exhibit featuring performance, visual art and readings for womenâ€™s history month. Curated by Abiola Abrams and Sonia Malfa, this exhibit was created as a commentary on the sexual representations of American women of African, Latin and Asian decent. Presented at the Chashama Gallery, featured artists include: Devorah Hill, Urban Envy, Liliana Velasquez, Damali Abrams, Casa Atabex Ache, Bless Da Mic, Ifetayo Abdus-Salam, Nancy Encarnacion, and Jennifer Fuentes. Our second segment (originally taped in December 2010) focuses on the work of Japanese-born artist Toshiko Nishikawa and her exhibit Senbazuru, held at the Vilcek Foundation, is an interactive installation featuring 1,000 suspended and mirrored orbs and invites viewers to gaze at a world within a world. (Original air dates: March 5, March 8, and March 31, 2011).