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. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche

episode 24: Interview with Peggy Sue Amison | EP24 Subtext & Discourse

Peggy Sue Amison is the Artistic Director for East Wing - a platform for photography founded in Doha, Qatar. As a curator, writer, strategist, mentor and photographic consultant, Peggy Sue has collaborated with numerous emerging and established photograp...


 2020-05-25  52m

episode 23: Interview with Joséphine Demerliac | EP23 Subtext & Discourse

Joséphine Demerliac (b.1992 Paris) is a Berlin based film director. Her first experience as a writer and producer was at 17 years old, staging a one time musical in Burgundy, France. After an Erasmus at the Freie Universität Berlin, she completed her Mas...


 2020-05-11  41m

episode 22: Interview with Laura Hirvi | EP22 Subtext & Discourse

Laura Hirvi is the director of the Finnland-Institut in Deutschland (Germany), a forum for Finnish culture & arts, academia, and business in the German-speaking region. In this episode we learn about about her German-Finnish background and growing up wit...


 2020-04-26  48m

episode 21: Interview with Alexander Gehring | EP21 Subtext & Discourse

In today's episode I catch up with Berlin based artist and photographer Alexander Gehring. We met at his shared colour darkroom in Prenzlauer Berg where he prints his personal photographic projects. Working as a professional photographer Alexander has sh...


 2020-04-12  36m

episode 20: Interview with Lena Fließbach | EP20 Subtext & Discourse

Still hard to comprehend how much the world has changed since this interview was recorded only four weeks ago, when I met up with Berlin based curator and author Lena Fliessbach to learn about her journey as an independent curator. As the pandemic was st...


 2020-03-30  47m

episode 19: Interview with Boris Eldagsen | EP19 Subtext & Discourse

Hope that everyone is taking care in light of current events and the uncertain outcome of the corona virus. In today's episode of Subtext & Discourse I caught up with Berlin based photo media artist Boris Eldagsen. I've known Boris for many years now and...


 2020-03-15  37m

episode 18: Interview with Marina Stanimirovic | EP18 Subtext & Discourse

In today's episode of Subtext & Discourse I'm speaking with Berlin based artist Marina Stanimirovic who creates contemporary jewellery, sound and installation art. Starting her journey in her home city of Paris at École Boulle, continuing to SEPR in Lyon...


 2020-02-16  39m

episode 17: Interview with Maria Gracia de Pedro | EP17 Subtext & Discourse

Welcome back everyone and hope that you had a great start to the New Year! It took a little longer that I had hoped to get the first episode online for 2020, however you'll soon find out that it was worth the wait. In today's episode I am speaking with M...


 2020-01-15  38m

episode 16: Interview with artist Krista Svalbonas | EP16 Subtext & Discourse

In what will likely be the last interview for 2019, today I'm speaking with Krista Svalbonas. Krista not only took part in the Jarvis Dooney Postcard Salon but also surprised me in Arles when she booked me to review her portfolio during the opening week ...


 2019-12-22  23m

episode 15: Interview with artist couple Louise Crawford & Stéphan Guéneau | EP15 Subtext & Discourse

As 2019 draws to an end we have a couple more interviews with participants of our second Postcard Salon which took place at the beginning of this year. Back in July I met up with Louise Crawford and Stéphan Guéneau, artist couple from Scottland and Franc...


 2019-12-15  26m