Posts Tagged ‘interviews’

An interview with FIRST TAKE artist Laura Karpman

The third installment of FIRST TAKE is this weekend, and we pulled Laura Karpman out of rehearsal to discuss her opera BALLS. The opera dramatizes the tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs and draws on the comedic, dramatic, and hugely political nature of this match. “The Battle of the Sexes” changed not…

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An Interview With Yuval Sharon and Rand Steiger on Nimbus

cloud above the escalators at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Nimbus, The Industry’s new performance installation, with a newly commissioned score by Rand Steiger, opens Saturday, Oct. 1 as part of Noon to Midnight at the LA Philharmonic. This installation kicks off The Industry’s artistic director Yuval Sharon’s three-year residency as artist-collaborator at the LA Philharmonic. Following is an interview with The Industry’s artistic director…

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An interview with The Industry Lab artists Danielle Agami and Odeya Nini on their upcoming program GEST

Danielle Agami and Odeya Nini

THE INDUSTRY: To what extent did you two know each other personally or professionally before The Industry initiated your collaboration? ODEYA + DANIELLE: Not at all! DANIELLE: Yuval [Sharon] thought we should meet. ODEYA: I had seen Danielle’s work because Archie, my husband, played with her. When was that? Two years ago? DANIELLE: April 2014. THE INDUSTRY: What work was that…

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What We See on the Surface: An Interview with Animator Daniel Olivas

Animation still by Daniel Olivas.

Daniel Olivas is the animator for Hopscotch Chapter 16, available online here. Olivas is a multi-media visual artist who was born in San Diego and received a B.A from UC Davis in Art Studio and Film Studies with a minor in music. After co-founding ASUCDs Aggie Public Arts Committee, he became chair and held that position…

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