Los Angeles based artist, Jules Rochielle, and her Social Practices Art Network (SPAN).will install and moderate "Listening Station a Digital Community Archive." While at BRAC she will offer a series of site-specific "Listening Sessions" allowing her to tune the archive into the rich cultural community/history of the Bronx by creating of a set of interviews with socially engaged Bronx artists.
These Bronx "Listening Sessions" will allow an expanded audience to look deeply in on the history and creative happenings of the South Bronx, a neighborhood that has a deep roots and history in collective artistic practice and socially engaged artwork.
Sign up online for a Listening Session as Jules Rochielle will be present Dec 13, 2011 to Jan 1,2011 to build a community archive with you. She will also can interview you via skype and phone- just sign up online.
We will edit the full interviews and make them public via this page and a podcast series- but we wanted to leave you a few consumable samples of the recordings we did during our last trip to BRAC and the Bronx. Check out these short samples from our archive that we started with a focus on artists working in the Bronx.
The following audio clips are excerpt interviews. The full interview will be available through a podcasted series.
Audio Interview excerpt with Bronx Artist Luis D.Rosado:
Audio Interview excerpt with Hatuey Ramos Fermin,
Audio Interview excerpt with Frank Morales,
Audio Interview excerpt with Laura Napier as she describes Project for a Street Corner,
Get the XML for the podcast series created by (SPAN) Social Practices Art Network. After you bookmark the XML, the interviews will be found in your bookmark toolbar.
Check out our Podcast. We have produced 18 full interviews based on material from our archive. We are working to produce the additional interviews as fast as we can.