A.G. Geiger Presents, Tales from the LA Art Underworld

Episode 11: Artist & Film Maker Keaton Shyler

An episode of A.G. Geiger Presents, Tales from the LA Art Underworld

By Michael Delgado
Fine art book store owner, Michael Delgado interviews the most interesting artists, musicians, performers, poets, writers and other malcontents prowling the Los Angeles cultural landscape.

Produced in cooperation with the Mayfair Hotel and music and artist management company Regime 72, "A.G. Geiger Presents" comes to you weekly from the Library Bar of the historic Mayfair Hotel.
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Episode 11: Artist & Film Maker Keaton Shyler
How to make art in Outer Space 101: Shyler discusses her success with the internationally renown artist Nahum on their amazing co-located installation that enables their specially created components aboard the International Space Station to interact with visitors at an earthbound exhibition. Sponsored by the European Space Agency and Space X, Shyler and Nahum's piece is called Contour of Presence  and is planning to travel to Los Angeles from Brazil where it is currently installed. 
35:14
March 11, 2019
Episode 10 : Writer and Bookseller Christie Hayden
Art critic, owner of OOF! Books, and the force behind the Acid Free book fair,  Christie Hayden talks bookselling, and why branching out into printmaking is a natural thing to do.
39:46
March 3, 2019
Episode 9: Artist Nancy Baker Cahill
Celebrated multi-disciplinary artist, and founder of the free augmented reality app "4th Wall" , Cahill talks about art as activism, discusses her installation in this years' Desert X and explains why she secretly wishes she was a hacker. 
37:49
February 22, 2019
Episode 8: Artist & Author Elyse Poppers
Just in time for Valentine's day,  Elyse Poppers discusses her new work "The Little Love Book, 267 Words for Love in Sanskrit. Poppers, currently the toast of the international art scene for her collaboration in artist Paul McCarthy's films "Rebel", "Rebel Dabble Babble" and "WS" as well as his provocative installation/ performance "That Girl",  talks about her background as an art fraud investigator, acting, and making conceptual art.
30:54
February 14, 2019
Episode 7: Artist Sarah Cain
Highly sought after and influential artist Sarah Cain talks about her current exhibition at the Honor Fraser Gallery in Los Angeles, her upcoming installation at Frieze LA 2019 and her large stained glass project, commissioned by the San Francisco International Airport.
24:17
February 11, 2019
Episode 6: Architect Mauricio Espinosa
Soon to be household name, architect Mauricio Espinosa talks about what it means to be an architect these days, either here in LA or in the major cities of China where he is involved in projects whose scale makes planned communities here seem like dollhouses. 
45:58
February 10, 2019
Episode 5: Curator, Juri Koll
Juri Koll, artist, film maker, curator and founder of the Venice Institute of Contemporary Art (VICA) as well as the Fine Arts Film Festival, announces upcoming exhibitions at his new VICA galleries, talks about San Pedro California's art scene and previews the 6th annual Fine Arts Film Festival screening this May.
30:53
January 24, 2019
Episode 4: UCLA's Art & Trauma classPaul and Tania Abramson
Artist/scholars Paul and Tania Abramson both survivors of harrowing upbringings and who explore art and trauma, share a path beyond survival in which making and sharing powerful art not only liberates but inspires others.  
41:47
January 23, 2019
Episode 3: Gallerist Charlie James
Contemporary Art Gallerist Charlie James previews his latest show with street art legend Lee Quinones,  talks about what makes his gallery tick, art and activism as well as why Koons' balloon sculptures will make sense to people who survive the apocalypse. 
55:42
January 9, 2019
Episode 2: Poet, Brenden Constantine
LA's most talked about poet, answers why poetry matters, how to teach a writing workshop for people afflicted with Aphasia and reads from his latest collection "Bouncy Bounce". 
45:52
January 9, 2019
Episode 1: Author Tosh Berman
Author and publisher Tosh Berman, son of the influential artist Wallace Berman discusses his upcoming memoir, Tosh, Growing Up In Wallace Berman's World. Tosh spins tales of growing up with the likes of beat poets Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, being cast as a young boy in Warhol's Tarzan movie with Taylor Mead, hanging with Elvis, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones as well as with Dennis Hopper, Neil Young and anyone else that mattered in the California art scene from the 50's to the 70's.  Tosh, Growing Up in Wallace Berman's World out on January 22, 2018 on famed City Lights Press is a complete portrait not only of the time but also of Wallace Berman the artist and his continuing contribution to history. This is a lively interview for the record. 
56:16
January 9, 2019
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