The Extension public art podcast

The Extension is a podcast by Flux Projects that invites cultural contributors to participate in Atlanta-focused conversations relating to public art in social contexts.

Rachel Parish chats with Floyd Hall about the origins of her creative practice, her earliest connections to water, and how those notions inform the origins of her forthcoming project Emergence.

Dutch designer Bouke Bruins has collaborated with Flux Projects twice over the last three years to create public social design experiences, including 2019’s RailtalkATL with Wouter Corvers and 2020’s Don’t Waste Your Vote with Daan Wuben. In the latest episode of The Extension podcast, Flux Projects Brand Manager Floyd Hall chats with Bruins about some of his early projects and how he and his collaborators approach Social Design, the differences in working in Holland versus Atlanta, and how becoming a Boy Scout influenced his design practice.

Louis Corrigan reflects on his founding of Flux Projects 10 years ago, the influence of the organization in Atlanta over that time, and the impact that supporters can have in the local arts ecosystem.

In this conversation visual artist Charmaine Minniefield chats with Floyd Hall about Remembrance as Resistance: Preserving Black Narratives, her upcoming project with Flux Projects in partnership with Emory University and Historic Oakland Cemetery.

Minniefield delves into how this project fits into her artistic practice, the importance of the Ring Shout, her upbringing in the Pentecostal church, and what she wants the public to connect with in this work.

Artist and curator Ben Coleman joins Flux Projects’s Floyd Hall to talk about FLUX: Ponce City Market. This conversation was recorded before Coleman’s public talk at General Assembly in Atlanta, and he sheds some light on how sound became an important part of his life, how is perspective of Ponce City Market has shifted over time, and some of the interesting projects that viewers can expect at FLUX: Ponce City Market this September.

Visual Artist Cannupa Hanska Luger chats with Floyd Hall about his arts practice, including the notion of trust, his recent public art projects and how he approaches social collaboration. This conversation was recorded in advance of Luger’s Flux Exchange public talk at Atlanta Contemporary on November 3, 2018.

Curator Shamim M. Momin chats with Floyd Hall as part of the Visting Curator Series. Momin discusses her career path from the Whitney Museum to founding Los Angeles Nomadic Division, her big-picture perspective on public art, and the legacy she is building in the space.

Visual artist George Long discusses the inspiration behind “Sorts”, his sequential wheat paste mural and projection installation.

Author Anne Corbitt chats with Floyd Hall about ATL Mysteries and bringing its source material, “The Disappearance of Eliot Wiley”, to life in an interactive way. Corbitt also discusses writing her first novel, Rules for Lying, and how the city of Atlanta and the Urban South play a role in her upbringing and her work.

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ATL Mysteries is an interactive public art experience, and a collaboration between Creative Loafing Atlanta, Flux Projects and SOAP Goods Creative. Learn more here:

In this Flux Projects podcast, Atlanta arts leaders Melissa Messina (Flux Projects), Victoria Camblin (ART PAPERS) and Jamie Badoud (Hambidge Arts Center) engage in an wide-ranging dialogue about the rewards and challenges of stewarding arts organizations that serve both the Atlanta Region as well as beyond.

They also talk about the certain aspects of collaboration with other institutions, what drew them to their respective organizations and what’s on the horizon in the coming months.

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This program is sponsored in part by MailChimp, the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, the LUBO Fund, the EMSA Fund, Turner, Momar, and The UltraMind, Proper Medium, and individual donors.
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