Tag Archives: Art

Good Grief! It’s an Interview with Claire Catterall About Her Peanuts Exhibition at Somerset House | #TCTalks Episode 54

Here’s an interview with Claire Catterall, Senior Curator for Somerset House, about her exhibition, Good Grief, Charlie Brown! Celebrating Snoopy and then Enduring Power of Peanuts. Continue reading

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Happy Dog | Cleveland Talks | #TCTalks Episode 47

This last episode of Cleveland Talks features an interview with Sean Watterson of Happy Dog. With outlets in Detroit Shoreway and University Circle, Sean’s gourmet hot dog and craft beer bars offer an enlightened and eclectic lineup of live music and thought provoking events to encourage community cohesion in an easygoing and welcoming setting. Continue reading

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Glass Bubble Project | Cleveland Talks | #TCTalks Episode 46

This episode of Cleveland Talks features an interview Michael Kaplan, owner of the Glass Bubble Project. Located in Ohio City neighbourhood next to West Side Market, Glass Bubble is the city’s premier glass blowing studio and gallery. Continue reading

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Eine: Everything Starts Somewhere | #TCTalks Episode 42

Episode 42 of tikichris Talks features an interview with street artist Ben Eine. More widely known simply as Eine, the Southeast London born artist has found international success and garnered quite a fan base for his large-scale block letter paintings. Continue reading

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Supersonic Modern Michael Murphy | #TCTalks Episode 27

Episode 27 of tikichris Talks features an interview with San Francisco-based artist, Michael Murphy. During our conversation, we talk about Modernism, architecture, California and other key elements of Michael’s work. Continue reading

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Sam Hunt, Borough of Culture Creative Director | #TCTalks Episode 25

Sam Hunt is the first ever Creative Director for the Mayor’s London Borough of Culture 2019. Inspired by the UK City and European Capital of Culture programs, the London Borough of Culture award is an initiative launched by the Mayor Sadiq Khan. Waltham Forest (my home borough – yay!) is the first borough to be awarded. For episode 25 of tikichris Talks, I sit down for a quick chat with Sam to talk about his role as Creative Director, what makes Waltham Forest culturally distinct, what to expect in 2019 and how folks can get involved. Continue reading

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James Cook: The Voyages | #TCTalks Episode 24

For Episode 24 of tikichris Talks I visit the British Library to interview Laura Walker and William Frame, co-curators of James Cook: The Voyages. Running until 28 August, the exhibition marks the 250th anniversary of the ship Endeavour setting off from Plymouth with Captain James Cook in command for the first of three world-changing voyages. Continue reading

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A Worldwide Web of Somewheres | #TCTalks Episode 23

Episode 23 of tikichris Talks features an in-studio interview with Amanda Lwin, a multi-disciplinary maker of “Things about Places.” I met Amanda recently at the launch of Sculpture in the City, the City of London’s annual public art program/outdoor urban sculpture park. Amanda’s piece A Worldwide Web of Somewheres (on view inside Leadenhall Market) was one of my favourites of the 18 artworks that comprise Sculpture in the City. During my conversation with the erudite (but incredibly kind about it) Lwin, we chat about her art as well as systems and structures, the difference between a labyrinth and a maze, and all sorts of other fascinating topics that come from contemplating her work. Continue reading

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Dan Witz Mosh Pit Paintings | #TCTalks Episode 11

Episode 11 of tikichris Talks features an in depth interview with New York artist Dan Witz about Mosh Pit Paintings 2010-2018, his exhibition currently on view at Stolenspace Gallery in East London. During our conversation we also chat about Dan’s activism, prolific street art and activism as well as his punk rock past. Continue reading

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#TCTalks | Episode 4 | Rarotonga

For the fourth episode of tikichris Talks I share some highlights from my September visit to the tiny Polynesian country of the Cook Islands. The episode includes an interview I conducted with master carver Michael Tavioni at his Rarotonga studio, a hymn sung in the language of Cook Island Maori during Sunday morning service at the Cook Islands Christian Church in the village of Titikaveka and the sounds of traditional drumming from a performance at the popular Highland Paradise dinner show in the uplands of Rarotonga. Continue reading

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