Momus: The Podcast

Momus: The Podcast


Latest Episodes

Muna Mire & Tourmaline – Season 4, Episode 8
June 14, 2021

This episode gets a jump on summer with artist and filmmaker Tourmaline and writer and producer Muna Mire. In conversation, they discuss Mire’s profile of Toumaline in Frieze (October 2020) and elaborate on Tourmaline's celebration of trans histories,

Nora N. Khan on “Within, Below, and Alongside” – Season 4, Episode 7
May 06, 2021

“A school will change you, and it teaches you as much about how people will interpret you, misunderstand and dismiss you, as it will teach you about a creative life.” - Critic, curator, and educator Nora N. Khan reads from "Dark Study: Within, Below,

Alexandra Stock on “The Privileged, Violent Stunt” – Season 4, Episode 6
April 12, 2021

Lauren Wetmore interviews Swiss American curator and writer Alexandra Stock about her scathing critique of Christophe Büchel’s 2019 Venice Biennale project Barca Nostra. Published that same year by the independent Egyptian online newspaper Mada Masr,

Rianna Jade Parker on “Letter from London” – Season 4, Episode 5
March 04, 2021

Rianna Jade Parker reads "Letter from London: What is the Status of Black Artists in England Today?" published in ARTnews (June 2020), and engages Sky Goodden on issues of artworld access, stature, masculinity, precariousness,

Léuli Eshrāghi on tagatavāsā – Season 4, Episode 4
February 01, 2021

In episode 4, Dr. Léuli Eshrāghi discusses "tagatavāsā," a text centered on Eshrāghi's grandmother's art practice that interweaves Indigenous language with the vernacular of contemporary art. Eshrāghi works across visual arts, curatorial practice,

Tausif Noor on “Hand in Glove” – Season 4, Episode 3
January 08, 2021

“Like writing, fisting is both a replicable skill and a rarefied art form.” This brachioproctic line begins writer Tausif Noor’s “Hand In Glove” (Artforum, 12 April 2019), a joyfully loaded review of William E. Jones’s novel I’m Open to Anything,

Nikki Columbus on “Guston Can Wait” – Season 4, Episode 2
December 20, 2020

"Let’s stop talking about Philip Guston and start talking about structural racism." - This has been critic Nikki Columbus's refrain through the past season, issuing what many considered the final word of a furious debate surrounding the postponement o...

What Artists and Curators Do for Money – Season 4, Episode 1
November 22, 2020

Season 4 of Momus: The Podcast invites art critics and journalists to talk about an important piece of their writing – texts that carry stories, that ran in prestigious publications to great acclaim, or that were killed under tense circumstances.

What Artists and Curators Do for Money – Season 4, Episode 1
November 22, 2020

Season 4 of Momus: The Podcast invites art critics and journalists to talk about an important piece of their writing – texts that carry stories, that ran in prestigious publications to great acclaim, or that were killed under tense circumstances.