Harrell Fletcher

Harrell Fletcher is an artist and writer living in Portland, Oregon. He has worked on a variety of socially engaged art projects over the last twenty-five years.

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Interviews:

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Pedro Reyes - Maureen Paley - Youssef Nabil - Eileen Cooper OBE RA - eL Seed - James Watt CVO - Tom Fletcher CMG - Mandy Barker - NeSpoon - Saleh Barakat-Sama Alshaibi- Richard Bell - Myriam Boulos -Katya Grokhovsky- Maia Ruth Lee - Rania Matar - Zehra Do─čan and Elettra Stamboulis -David Tovey - Dominic Chambers -Touria El Glaoui -Ali Cherri -Afifa Aleiby -Sadik Kwaish Alfraji - Laure d’Hauteville and Joanna Chevalier-Larry Amponsah - Victor Ekpuk - Mohammed Omer Khalil - Ahmed Morsi - Aaron Cezar - Ashekman - Michael Landy Part I & II - Sarah Hermez - Natalie Gibson MBE - Helen Storey MBE - The Voice of a Generation Fashion Print Class 2018 Central St Martins - Art Dubai: Myrna Ayad Director and Shumon Basar - Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi - V&A: Kate Bailey - SHOWstudio: Emily Knight and Bex Cassie - Dr. Anthony Brandt - Hassan Hajjaj -Yannis Munro - Dr Benjamin Dix - Michaela Crimmin - Fiona Hawthorne - Hrair Sarkissian- Walid Ardhaoui - Rabih Kayrouz - Hayle Melim Gadelha - Charles Tripp -

 

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David Tovey

David Tovey is an Internationally award winning artist, educator and activist who works in a range of media. He is a photographer, painter as well as an installation artist and performance-maker. At the heart of David's practice is raising awareness about the social issues he tackles. David has exhibited internationally in locations such as the Atsa Festival Montreal, Kunsthall Stavern Norway, Tate Modern and Tate Liverpool and he is also the founder of the UK’s first One Festival of Homeless Arts, known today as One Roof: Festival of Homeless Arts. He speaks regularly at housing and homelessness events and teaches art to people experiencing homelessness at Passage House. His Man on Bench performances have earned him significant acclaim and have taken place on the pavement of the London's Southbank, The Mayfield Depot Manchester and the halls of Tate Exchange. 
David is Co-Director at Arts & Homelessness International.  Is the Patron of The Gem Programme, Is a Trustee at Unlimited, a Big Issue Change maker 2019 and a Core group member of the Museum of Homelessness.

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Pedro Reyes

Reyes (b. 1972, Mexico City) lives and works in Mexico City. He studied architecture at the Ibero-American University in Mexico City. Solo exhibitions have been held with SITE Santa Fe, NM, USA (2023); MARTa Herford, Herford, Germany (2022); Museum of Contemporary Art of Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico (2022); MAAT, Lisbon, Portugal (2021); Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland (2020); SCAD, Georgia, USA (2019); Creative Time, New York, USA (2016); Dallas Contemporary, TX, USA (2016); La Tallera, Cuernavaca, Mexico (2016); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA (2015); ICA, Miami, FL, USA (2014); The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada (2014); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA (2011); Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, USA (2011); CCA Kitakyushu, Japan (2009); Bass Museum, Miami, FL, USA (2008;) and San Francisco Art Institute, CA, USA (2008). Reyes has participated in group exhibitions at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan (2015); The National Museum of XXI Century Arts (MAXXI), Rome (2015); Beijing Biennale, China (2014); Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK (2013); dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany (2012); Liverpool Biennial, UK (2012); Gwangju Biennial, South Korea (2012); Lyon Biennale, France (2009); and the 50th Venice Biennale, Italy (2003). In Fall 2016, Reyes served as the inaugural Dasha Zhukova Distinguished Visiting Artist at MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
 

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Richard Bell

Richard Bell (b. 1953) lives and works in Brisbane, Australia. He works across a variety of media including painting, installation, performance and video. One of Australia’s most significant artists, Bell’s work explores the complex artistic and political problems of Western, colonial and Indigenous art production. In 2015, Bell was a finalist in the Archibald Prize, presented a collaborative exhibition of new work with Emory Douglas at Milani Gallery, and exhibited his major work Embassy 2013-ongoing as part of Performa 15, New York City and the 16th Jakarta Biennale, curated by Charles Esche. Bell also premiered a body of new work as part of the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art’s 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane. In 2016, BELL invites… an exhibition of Bell and work by friends and collaborators opened at the Stedelijk Museum SMBA, Amsterdam. Bell also presented Embassy as part of the 20th Biennale of Sydney, curated by Stephanie Rosenthal, and premiered a new sculptural commission in Sonsbeek 2016 at the Dutch Art Institute in Arnhem, Netherlands. In 2020, Bell had a solo presentation at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. In 2022 Bell presented major works at documenta fifteen, Kassel, Germany; a solo presentation at the Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Torino, Italy with a solo project conceived as part of ESPRESSIONI CON FRAZIONI and a new body of work for RELINKING at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven. In 2023 Bell presented his major work Embassy (2013–ongoing) at Tate Modern, London.

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Maia Ruth Lee

Maia Ruth Lee has held solo exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (CO), Tina Kim Gallery (NY), and François Ghebaly Gallery (LA). Lee has participated in numerous group exhibitions including the Aspen Art Museum (CO), 2019 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, Helena Anrather Gallery, CANADA gallery, Studio Museum 127, Salon 94 in New York, and Overduin & Co. Gallery, and Roberts & Tilton Gallery in Los Angeles. Lee attended Hongik University in Seoul, and the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver, Canada. Lee was the recipient of the Gold Art Prize in 2021 and the Rema Hort Mann grant in 2017. Her work is held in the public collections at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

photo portrait of Maia Ruth Lee by Dario Catellani

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