Audio Commentaries

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Title Release Date Artist(s)
Rudolf Frieling on Vito Acconci's Proximity Piece

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now.  Stop 406: Rudolf Frieling, curator of media arts, discusses Acconci's Proximity Piece (1970). Available…

November 2008
Rudolf Frieling on Joseph Beuys

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 407: Rudolf Frieling, curator of media arts, discusses the work of Joseph Beuys and considers the artist's…

November 2008
  • Joseph Beuys
Rudolf Frieling on Lygia Clark

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 408: Rudolf Frieling, curator of media arts, discusses the "relational objects" created by Brazilian…

November 2008
  • Lygia Clark
Rudolf Frieling and Yoko Ono on Cut Piece

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 409: Artist Yoko Ono and SFMOMA's curator of media arts, Rudolf Frieling, discuss Ono's seminal…

November 2008
  • Yoko Ono
Rudolf Frieling compares two performances of Yoko Ono's Cut Piece

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 4092: Rudolf Frieling, curator of media arts, contrasts the 1965 performance of Yoko Ono's Cut Piece with…

November 2008
  • Yoko Ono
Chip Lord , Curtis Schreier, and Bruce Tomb on the Ant Farm Media Van v.08 (Time Capsule)

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 410: Chip Lord, Curtis Schreier, and collaborating artist Bruce Tomb discuss Ant Farm Media Van v.08 (Time

November 2008
  • Chip Lord,
  • Curtis Schreier,
  • Bruce Tomb,
  • Ant Farm
Lynn Hershman Leeson discusses Life²

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 411: Media artist Lynn Hershman Leeson discusses her ongoing project Life², which she created in 2006 for…

November 2008
  • Lynn Hershman Leeson
On communimage, by c a l c and Johannes Gees

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 412: The members of the Seville-based artist collective c a l c consider the origins of their…

November 2008
  • c a l c
On Hole in Space, by Kit Galloway and Sherrie Rabinowitz

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 413: Kit Galloway of the artistic partnership Galloway and Rabinowitz discusses the duo's 1980 project

November 2008
  • Kit Galloway and Sherrie Rabinowitz
Rudolf Frieling on Francis Älys's Re-enactments

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 414: Rudolf Frieling, curator of media arts, discusses Francis Älys's daring performance Re-enactments

November 2008
  • Francis Älys
Erwin Wurm discusses performative sculptures

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 415: Artist Erwin Wurm explains the concept of audience participation behind his "performative…

November 2008
  • Erwin Wurm
Felix Gonzalez-Torres on his artistic practice

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 416: Felix Gonzalez-Torres discusses his stack pieces and the ways they changed his approach to art making.…

November 2008
Tom Marioni on FREE BEER (The Act of Drinking Beer with Friends is the Highest Form of Art)

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 417: Conceptual artist Tom Marioni discusses his free beer salons as part of an ongoing gathering and…

November 2008
John Baldessari discusses Terms Most Useful in Describing Creative Works of Art

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 418: Artist John Baldessari discusses his text painting Terms Most Useful in Describing Creative Works of Art

November 2008
Monica Narula discusses Please do not touch the work of art

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 419: Monica Narula of the Delhi-based Raqs Media Collective discusses the group's takeaway piece Please do

November 2008
  • Raqs Media Collective
Karl Heinz Jeron on 1st Public White Cube

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 420: Karl Heinz Jeron discusses Blank & Jeron and Gerrit Gohlke's auction-based installation 1st Public

November 2008
  • Blank & Jeron and Gerrit Gohlke
Karl Heinz Jeron discusses 10lb. Ape's response to 1st Public White Cube

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 4202: Karl Heinz Jeron considers the Los Angeles-based art group 10lb Ape's intervention in his own…

November 2008
  • 10lb Ape
Karl Heinz Jeron on Ledia Carroll's response to 1st Public White Cube

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 4203: Karl Heinz Jeron discusses San Francisco-based artist Ledia Carroll's intervention in the Blank,…

November 2008
  • Ledia Carroll
Janet Cardiff on The Telephone Call

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 421: Artist Janet Cardiff discusses her work with audio and video walks, including the SFMOMA commission The

November 2008
Jon Rubin on Pictures Collected From Museum Visitor's Wallets

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 422: Jon Rubin discusses his project Pictures Collected From Museum Visitor's Wallets (1998), made in…

November 2008
Jochen Gerz discusses The Gift

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 423: Jochen Gerz discusses his project The Gift (2000), a complex conceptual work that is part portrait studio,…

November 2008
  • Jochen Gerz
Jochen Gerz on making participatory art

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 4232: Artist Jochen Gerz discusses his interest in making participatory art.  Available for download in…

November 2008
  • Jochen Gerz
MTAA discuss Automatic for the People: ( )

Part of the audio guide to The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now. Stop 424: The Brooklyn-based duo MTAA discuss their vote-driven performance work Automatic for the People: ( )

November 2008
  • MTAA
Jeff Wall's Tattoos and Shadows

In this audio clip photographer Jeff Wall discusses the inspiration for Tattoos and Shadows (2000).

December 2007
Ann Hamilton discusses indigo blue

Artist Ann Hamilton discusses the relationship between her installation work indigo blue and labor history in the United States.

June 2007
Amy Franceschini discusses her Victory Gardens Project

Local artist and 2006 SECA Art Award recipient Amy Franceschini discusses the origins of her Victory Gardens project.

March 2007
Sylvie Blocher discusses the interviews conducted for Men in Gold

French contemporary artist Sylvie Blocher discusses the interviews she conducted for her video installation Men in Gold (2007), part of her series Living Pictures.

March 2007
Sarah Cain discusses her art practice

Local artist and 2006 SECA Art Award recipient Sarah Cain discusses her art practice.

March 2007
A walkthrough of the exhibition Mexico as Muse: Tina Modotti and Edward Weston

A walkthrough of the exhibition Mexico as Muse: Tina Modotti and Edward Weston with art historian Patricia Albers.

September 2006
Richard Long discusses The Path is the Line is the Place

Artist Richard Long gives a talk about his installation The Path is the Line is the Place.

March 2006