Subtext & Discourse

The art world and associated market are famously opaque and can at times be exclusive. Berlin based gallery director and educator Michael Dooney speaks with artists, curators and other professionals who share their personal experiences of this unique field. If you have ever felt unsure about walking into a gallery, wish to understand more about creativity or better understand how this complex industry works, then tune in every second Monday to hear the insightful conversations with these inspiring individuals.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 39m. Bisher sind 37 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

episode 34: ZERO WASTE exhibition at Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig | EP34 Subtext & Discourse

The group exhibition Zero Waste showcases international positions in contemporary art that point out the urgency to save resources, consume less, and live more sustainably. In diverse installations, videos, sculptural works, and photographs the artists i...



episode 33: Ángel Luis González, founding director of PhotoIreland | EP33 Subtext & Discourse

Ángel Luis González is the director of PhotoIreland, an independent organisation dedicated to stimulating a critical dialogue around Photography in Ireland and to internationally promoting the work of Irish-based artists. He won the David Manley Entrepre...


 2020-09-22  1h8m

episode 32: Harriet Roth, art historian | EP32 Subtext & Discourse

Dr. Harriet Roth studied Medieval History, Modern History, and Art History. She obtained her doctorate in art history in 1996 with a thesis on the Origins of Museums in the 16th Century under the supervision of Horst Bredekamp, at the Humboldt University...


 2020-09-07  47m

episode 31: Dorothee Bienert, director of Galerie im Körnerpark & Galerie im Saalbau, Berlin Neukölln | EP31 Subtext & Discourse

Dorothee Bienert is the director of Galerie im Körnerpark and Galerie im Saalbau, Berlin Neukölln. Together with Kati Kivinen, director of Museum for Contemporary Art Kiasma Helsinki, Dorothee curated the exhibition Fragile Times. Supported by the Finnla...


 2020-08-27  41m

episode 30: Fiona Sweet, festival & artistic director of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale | EP30 Subtext & Discourse

Renowned for inspiring and intelligent delivery of uniquely crafted festivals and arts events, Fiona Sweet is an influential and highly sought after speaker, industry judge in Australia and internationally including at Les Rencontres De La Photographie, ...


 2020-08-17  35m

episode 29: Catherine Evans, multi-disciplinary artist utilising photography, sculpture & installation | EP29 Subtext & Discourse

Catherine Evans is a Berlin-based Australian artist who works across photography, sculpture and installation. Her work focuses on geologic time and where this intersects with our own human timescales: as found in our bodies, their materiality and our liv...


 2020-08-03  39m

episode 28: April Gertler, social practice artist & founder of PICTURE BERLIN residency | EP28 Subtext & Discourse

April Gertler is an American artist who has been living and working in Berlin since 2005. She studied at University California, Berkeley (BA, Social Science Interdisciplinary Studies - Hons), California College of the Arts (BFA - Photography) and Bard Co...


 2020-07-20  48m

episode 27: Piotr Pietrus, artist & social activist photographer | EP27 Subtext & Discourse

Piotr Pietrus is a Polish born artist and social activist photographer. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, Germany in 2008, and went on to do a masterclass with Arno Fischer at the Ostkreuzschule in Berlin, where he now lives and works...


 2020-07-06  45m

episode 26: Interview with Georgie Pope | EP26 Subtext & Discourse

Georgina Pope is a Berlin based curator who started her career working at commercial galleries and project spaces in Sydney, Australia. She is currently a curator for Independent Collectors, a digital platform for art collectors and the largest non-comme...


 2020-06-22  46m

episode 25: Interview with David Charles Collins | EP25 Subtext & Discourse

David Charles Collins (b. 1988, Perth, Australia) is an artist examining perceptions of identity and masculinity through the mediums of photography, performance and video. Based in Sydney since 2016, David graduated with an MFA from Sydney College of the...


 2020-06-08  46m