The Project Space Residency podcast series engages artists in conversations about how residencies work in their practice and provides an opportunity to share their ideas and processes with a larger community.
Season 1 episodes include conversations with visual artists and former VSW Project Space Artists-in-Residence, Granville Carroll, Aaron R. Turner, Savannah Wood, Lili Chin, and Ligia Bouton.
Season 1, Episode 1: Granville Carroll in conversation with Hernease Davis, 2021.
In this inaugural episode, Granville Carroll sat down with Hernease Davis at the end of 2021 to discuss how he combines spirituality, philosophy and photography in his work, and how the residency changed his practice in unexpected ways. The transcript of this conversation can be found here https://www.vsw.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Episode-1-Granville-Carroll.pdf
Season 1, Episode 2: Savannah Wood and Aaron Turner
In this episode, Hernease speaks with artists Savannah Wood and Aaron Turner. As residents, Aaron came to VSW from Fayetteville, AK in July 2020. And Savannah came to VSW in November 2021 from Baltimore, MD. Savannah and Aaron speak together about their work in the archive and how they met through the archive – specifically, through one important historic image. The transcript of this conversation can be found here https://www.vsw.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/Episode-2-Savannah-Wood-and-Aaron-Turner.pdf
In this episode, Hernease speaks with artist Lili Chin. During their conversation Lili touches on how a particularly unique experience as a solo Project Space resident allowed her space for contemplation and experimentation and the role long walks along the Genesee river played in changing how she approached her project. The transcript of this conversation can be found here https://www.vsw.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/Episode-3-Lili-Chin.pdf
In this final episode of season 1, Hernease speaks with artist, Ligia Bouton. Ligia was an artist in residence at VSW in August of 2022. This conversation was recorded in the Project Space towards the very end of Ligia’s residency. Ligia thoughtfully used the VSW building and archives in her multifaceted approach towards making work that is in response to and in conversation with an important historical figure in the history of astronomy. The transcript of this conversation can be found here https://www.vsw.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Episode-4-Ligia-Bouton.pdf.