The Wise Fool

The Wise Fool


Latest Episodes

Co-Director + Educational Representative at Skaftfell, Hanna Christel Sigurkarlsdóttir (Iceland)
September 22, 2021

We discussed: mudslide insurance, living in a remote location, artist residency, support of small communities, sound sculptures, art outreach, art education, and the price of building a printmaking st

Arts + Culture Writer, Sarah Schug (Brussels, Belgium)
September 20, 2021

We discussed: issues of self-publishing a book, Icelandic art history, book publishing, book distribution, making a living as a freelance writer, and career goals. -   - People + Places mentioned: - K

Curator + Gallerist, Sunderø Art Gallery, Karin Sunderø (Norway)
September 15, 2021

We discussed: Municipal Art Collections, percent for the arts, gifting art, politicians and the Arts, colonisation of the art world, and self-segregation. -   - People + Places mentioned: - KinoKino A

Designer, Artist + Teacher, Kolbrún Þóra Löve (Iceland)
September 13, 2021

We discussed: - - maternity / paternity leave - - branding - - cult of personality - - popularity - - bias - - Teaching art - - constructive criticism - - artist grants - - too many strings attached t

Collaborative Artist, Curator + Art Consultant, Tanja Thorjussen (Norway)
September 08, 2021

We discussed: - - working collaboratively - - living with epilepsy - - government relationships to indigenous people - - vacations - - arts lobbying - - arts advocacy - - recovery post-pandemic - - ar

LGBTQIA+ / Queer in the Arts - a panel discussion
September 06, 2021

We discussed: the concerns about being excluded, self segregation, sub categorisation, gay art as a topic vs a way of life, Art History, Tokenism, and the need for safe spaces. -   - Panelists: - Emma

Curator + Art Writer, Heather Jones (Sweden + USA)
September 01, 2021

We discuss: - - installing museum exhibitions - - the role of a studio manager - - side hustles - - the art world is commerce - - selling out - - contemporary art criticism - - the importance of the t

Captain of Mothership NYC + Painter, Sol Kjøk (NYC + Norway)
August 30, 2021

We discussed: - - Running a residency program - - being a hustler - - grant writing - - running a 501c3 non-profit - - working with the nude figure - - nudity - - living in New York City - - running m

Self portrait Artist, Bryan Lewis Saunders (Tennessee, USA)
August 25, 2021

We discussed his happy / joy folder, the art world not accepting him (yet), gallery representation, being rich does not make you smarter, the value of art, the price of art, sensory deprivation, preda

Sculptor + Installation Artist, Rósa Sigrún (Iceland)
August 23, 2021

We discussed: coming to art later in life, being a tour guide, art storage, self funding, artistic freedom, expectations, and artist residencies. -   - 3 artists she is watching: - Marian Bijlenga - h