Podcast

Welcome to Harcourt Hub! Over the summer of 2016, Harcourt House interns Claire and Jamelie recorded stories, profiles, and discussions from Edmonton’s art scene. Here they are:

Episode 13: Michelle Schultz

On the final episode of Harcourt Hub, we spoke to Michelle Schultz, director and curator at dc3 Art Projects. She has returned to Edmonton after several years of working with, directing, and starting galleries in both London and LA. Listen to hear more about her work and her unique perspective on art in Edmonton.

Episode 12: April Dean

On Epsiode 12 of Harcourt Hub, we talk to April Dean, artist and executive director of SNAP Artist-Run Centre. Hear April talk about her own work, SNAP, and Edmonton’s art community.

Episode 11: Leslie Bush 

On Episode 11 of Harcourt Hub, we speak to Leslie Bush about leading Harcourt House’s Art Bike Tours, his involvement in Edmonton’s art scene, the upcoming Secret Alley Gallery, and more. We also say goodbye to Jamelie!

Episode 10: Tiffany Shaw-Collinge

On Episode Ten of Harcourt Hub, we talk to Tiffany Shaw-Collinge, an artist, architect, and core member of Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective, a society which supports Indigenous contemporary art and advocates for innovative, experimental creative practices and research. You’ll hear Tiffany talk about how the collective began, what they are doing now, and what they are aiming for in the future.

Check out their website here: http://www.ociciwan.ca/

Episode 9: Sydney Lancaster

On Episode Nine of Harcourt Hub, we talk to visual artist, Harcourt House tenant, and VAA-CARFAC board president Sydney Lancaster about her work, ideas, and the changing situation of artists in Alberta.

Check out her website here: sydneylancaster.com/

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Episode 8: Sharon Moore-Foster (Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC) 

On Episode 8 of Harcourt Hub, Sharon Moore-Foster, the Program & Development Coordinator at Visual Arts Albert – CARFAC, speaks about what VAA-CARFAC does and how it is important to professional artists such as herself.

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Episode 7: Jill Stanton

On Episode Seven of Harcourt Hub, we speak to our current artist-in-residence, Jill Stanton. Jill works in a graphic style to make comix, murals, posters, zines, gifs, and even video. You’ve probably seen her work somewhere around the city!

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Episode 6: Art Mentorship Society of Alberta

On Episode Six of Harcourt Hub, we speak to Robyn O’Brien, founder and executive director of the Art Mentorship Society of Alberta (AMSA). AMSA is a non-profit, artist-run initiative that seeks to connect emerging and professional artists, empowering them to create and develop artistically and professionally. The organization is also a tenant of Harcourt House. Tune in to hear more from Robyn!

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Episode 5: BBQ Special 

For this special episode of Harcourt Hub, Jamelie and Claire spoke to several attendees of our Connect the Dots Opening & BBQ on Saturday, June 25. Hear everyone from first-time Harcourt House goers to long-time studio artists discuss the role of Harcourt House, Edmonton’s art scene, and whether butter or peanut butter would make the better bed.

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Episode 4: Edmund Haakonson

On Episode Four of Harcourt Hub, we speak to Edmund Haakonson about his career as an artist, his 20 years of experience as a studio tenant at Harcourt House, and how Edmonton’s arts scene has evolved since he began his career.

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Episode 3: TJ McLachlan and Emmanuel Osahor

On Episode Three of Harcourt Hub, we talk to TJ McLachlan and Emmanuel Osahor, two of the artists behind “The Seeds and the Pulp,” a project created in conjunction with Make Something Edmonton’s 100 in 1 Day event. The artists discuss the ideas behind their project, how it has panned out, and what they have learned in the process.

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Episode 2: Riva Symko and Devon Beggs

On Episode Two of Harcourt Hub, we talk to artist Devon Beggs and Latitude 53 writer-in-residence Riva Symko about the state of the arts in Edmonton: what is unique about the arts scene in Edmonton, how we can better support artists, and alternative methods of display.

Episode 1: Stacey Cann and Angèle Karosi 

Get to know the two main people behind Harcourt House, Stacey Cann and Angèle Karosi, as they discuss their work, career paths, and the importance of artist run centres.

 

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