creative conversations episodes 1-15

9 May

creative conversations 1

My introduction to the shows. A weekly podcast on art, culture and the economics of being an artist in Dorset.

creative conversations 2 with Julie Penfold, director of PVA MediaLab

I visit the studio of PVA MediaLab in Bridport, West Dorset, where I meet Julie Penfold, the co-founder and current director of PVA MediaLab. We are joined by another director of PVA MediaLab, David Rogers. We touch on the difficulties of operating from a rural base, within a local community, but operating on a national and in fact international region.
https://creativedialog.wordpress.com/2011/10/17/episode-2/

creative conversations 3 oncluding my conversation with Julie Penfold

I conclude the conversation I had with Julie Penfold at PVA mediaLab. We briefly discuss the shock of PVA losing their Arts Council funding and that they are fundamental to future developments that involve PVA after their Arts Council funding finishes in March 2012.
https://creativedialog.wordpress.com/2011/10/23/creative-conversations-3/

creative conversations 4 with photographer Paul Russell

I meet local photographer Paul Russell. He talks about the difference between a documentary photographer and a street photographer.A definition of street photography is; “the ability to see the unusual in the everyday and to capture the moment.”
https://creativedialog.wordpress.com/2011/10/31/creative-conversations-4/

creative conversations 5 with Cultural Coordinator Alan Rogers

I talk to Alan Rogers, Cultural Coordinator as part of the Weymouth and Portland 2012 Operations Team, at Weymouth Pavilion.
https://creativedialog.wordpress.com/2011/11/14/creative-conversations-5/

creative conversations 6 concluding my conversation with Alan Rogers

This week I finish my conversation with Alan Rogers, Cultural Coordinator as part of the Weymouth and Portland 2012 Operations Team, at Weymouth Pavilion.
https://creativedialog.wordpress.com/2011/11/21/creative-conversations-6/

creative conversations 7 with local artist, Susan Hughes

Susan Hughes, local artist, talks about her work and an exhibition she curated at Weymouth Library.
https://creativedialog.wordpress.com/2011/11/28/creative-conversations-7/

creative conversations 8 with sculptor Sarah Gilpin

Sarah Gilpin, a sculptor based on The Isle of Portland, joins me, at her Sculpture Hut – a beach hut studio at Portland Bill.
https://creativedialog.wordpress.com/2011/12/05/creative-conversations-8/

creative conversations 9 with Creative Places Development Manager Alex Murdin

I visit Alex Murdin, Creative Places Development Manager for Dorset Design and Heritage Forum, at Council Chamber in West Dorset District Council. Alec tells us about this exciting position, Engaging people with place: art, design & local distinctiveness for housing.
https://creativedialog.wordpress.com/2012/01/06/creative-conversations-with-alex-murdin/

creative conversations 10 with Director of Weapons of Sound, James Kimber

I visit James Kimber, Director of Weapons of Sound, a group of junk percussionists. He has helped establish Weapons of Sound as a hard working team of professional workshop leaders and successful entertainment act. Last year, 2011, has proven to be a particular good year with James doing some interesting work and travelling around the world.
https://creativedialog.wordpress.com/2012/01/20/creative-conversations-with-james-kimber/

creative conversations 11 with artists ivon oates and David Rogers

I talk to ivon oates and David Rogers about their b-side encounter. A collaboration that involved them working with young people from Portland Rocks. We hear about how their sound installation ‘Impossible Architexture’ came into being. And we talk around collaborations and authorship.
https://creativedialog.wordpress.com/2012/01/27/creative-conversations-with-ivon-oates-and-david-rogers/

creative conversations 12 a sound installation ‘Impossible Architexture’

This week I’m having a break from my conversations to bring you a recording I made last year of the sound installation ‘Impossible Architexture’. This works was made by young people from Portland Rocks aided by local artists ivon oates and David Rogers, as part of a b-side encounter.
https://creativedialog.wordpress.com/2012/02/03/creative-conversations-impossible-architexture/

creative conversations 13 with founding member of Portland Rocks, Martyn Mullender

I talk to Martyn Mullender a founding member of Portland Rocks, a fantastic project for young people of Portland, funded by the National Foundation for Youth Music, starting in late 2008.
https://creativedialog.wordpress.com/2012/02/12/creative-conversations-with-martyn-mullender-of-portland-rocks/

creative conversations 14 concluding my conversation with Martyn Mullender

I conclude my conversation with Martyn Mullender of Portland Rocks. We hear about the b-side encounters that Portland Rocks were involved with last year and how they are hoping to be involved with b-side again this year.
https://creativedialog.wordpress.com/2012/02/17/creative-conversations-with-martyn-mullender-of-portland-rocks-part2/

creative conversations 15 with two young people from Portland Youth Club

I change tack in my conversation focus and talk to two young people at Portland Youth Club. we hear their views of two young people from Portland Youth Club.
https://creativedialog.wordpress.com/2012/02/27/creative-conversations-with-portland-young-people/

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