S02 E05 / Interview: 'The Artist Interview' with Joost Bosland

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In this episode, I interview one of the directors of Stevenson Gallery, Joost Bosland. We speak about the role of art criticism internationally and in South Africa, primarily focussed on his research about the 'artist interview' as a form or genre in art criticism. Can the artist interview offer a more empathetic value to art criticism?
We also chat more generally about the South African art scene and explore how contemporary art is defined.

Joost is an avid listener of podcasts and these are his favourites at the moment:
Collect Wisely: https://podcasts.apple.com/za/podcast/collect-wisely/id1378595357
In Other Words: https://podcasts.apple.com/za/podcast/in-other-words/id1203133627

Stevenson website: www.stevenson.info
23 Sep 2019 English South Africa Visual Arts

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