Jim Woodring is responsible for some of the most mind-bending art and stories in the alternative comics scene, and his new book Seeing Things collects the most recent of his iconic imagery and nightmarish narratives. Jim is joined in the studio by Bob Rini, co-founder of the Seattle cartoonist collective Friends of the Nib.
Part 1 of March 2008 Ubu Hour, a hallucinegic plunderphonic collage from movies, religious records, and cut up peices of Bush and Cheney speaches... "You may go in," she beckons, but do you want to go there? Do you really want to know what's beyond the door? Enter at your own risk.
Host Julie Bernard interviewed local artists Remedios Rapoport and Jacquelyn Bond about Women’s Art: Women’s Vision at the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center. Celebrating the theme of 2008’s National Women’s History Month Remedios Rapoport takes the traditional Argentinean art of Filete (elaborate sign painting) and puts a contemporary message for empowerment and action into each piece. She will present her work, act as guest curator and mentor an emerging artist also working with women and political empowerment.
Host Julie Bernard interviews Terri Hopkins, director and curator at the Art Gym at Marylhurst University about the current show, Women's Work: Contemporary Women Printmakers from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation. It includes works by Annie Albers, Louise Bourgeois, Suzanne Caporael, Squeak Carnwath, Vija Celmins, Helen Frankenthaler, Ellen Gallager, M.K. Guth, Jane Hammond, Mary Heilmann, Julia Jacquette, Fay Jones, Barbara Kruger, Hung Liu, Agnes Martin, Julie Mehretu, Sarah Morris, Wangechi Mutu, Louise Nevelson, Judy Pfaff, Bridget Riley, Kiki Smith, Pat Steir, Kara Walker, Marie K. Watt, and Sherrie Wolf.
Larry Bowlden, as Women's History Month begins, reviews the work of some significant writers. Larry points out the ways in which novels can teach us things about moral life that philosophers can never touch.