The Wise Fool

The Wise Fool


Latest Episodes

Photographer + Sculptor, Hanna Råst (Helsinki, Finland)
December 12, 2019

During her Residency at PRAM Studio in Prague, Czech Republic, we had a chance to discuss: Funding for the arts in Finland, Grant writing, the lack of feedback in order to write better grants, the need to apply for a grant 3 times (they want to see ten...

Publisher, Jan Skřivánek, Art + Antiques Magazine (Prague, Czech Republic)
December 10, 2019

In his publishing offices we spoke about: Art Auction Houses, The secondary market for living artists, Auction house percentages, Pricing of art, The secondary art market, Art magazines, Nationalism in the Arts,

Curator, Julia Tatiana Bailey, National Gallery Prague (Prague, CZ)
December 05, 2019

At her office in the National Gallery Prague we discussed: International academic standards, How to get the attention of a curator, How a museum exhibition gets created, How artists get their work in museum collections,

Festival Director & Magazine Editor, Markéta Kinterová, Fotograf (Prague, CZ)
December 02, 2019

I had the chance to talk to Markéta Kinterová before her course at FAMU and we discussed: Fotograf festival, Fotograf magazine, Fotograf gallery, Festival programs, Grants versus sales, Governmental support for the arts,

Sculptor, Denis Defrancesco (Czech Republic & France)
November 26, 2019

In a hotel restaurant, through a translator, we spoke about: Glamour/erotic photography, Job security, Artistic freedom, Sol Lewitt, Jeff Koons, Outsourcing art production, Hiring a writer, Selling the story, Transcending your past,

Publisher & Photographer, Tomáš Hrůza (Prague, Czech Republic)
November 21, 2019

While in his humble office at ArtMap we discussed: Artmap, Fotograf, Physical maps versus online, The photography market in Central Europe, Art for arts sake, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Hemphill Fine Arts, Photography books, Handmade books, Art books,

Multimedia Artist, Petra Vargová (Prague, Czech Republic)
November 18, 2019

We spoke during her exhibition about: Art education, Interactive art, Different cultural approaches to art, Family obligations, Maternity leave, the effects of having gaps in your CV, Artist grants, when writing a grant, know your audience,

Gallerist, Marco Alber, Galerie Alber (Cologne, Germany)
November 14, 2019

While talking outside of the Berlin Art Fair we had a chance to discuss: Idealism, the art scene in cologne Germany, how their gallery chooses artists, exclusivity for artists, the need for constructive feedback,

Gallery Director, Meritxell Alvarez, Projekteria [Art Gallery] (Barcelona, Spain)
November 11, 2019

While are Positions Art Fair in Berlin we had a chance to discuss: Artist residencies, Self sabotage and insecurities, Art Photography market, Learning from youtube, The importance of the story behind the work,

Gallerist, Susanne Albrecht, Galerie Albrecht (Berlin, Germany)
November 07, 2019

During our conversation in her Berlin gallery, we covered: The first art market in Cologne, Germany (Art in a market), Artsy, The intention of art, The buying of art is like dating, You want to meet a piece of art before buying it, like dating,