While traveling this summer we met a few people working with curatorial and exhibition spaces with unusual challenges. In this mini-Out There Atlanta series, we bring you interviews with curators and space organizers in Chicago, Detroit, and Raleigh.
Bill Thelen founded Lump Gallery in Raleigh, NC in 1996. Thelen’s partner got a job in the area prompting Thelen to leave San Francisco and move to the area. While looking for studio space he found an inexpensive building at the edge of downtown Raleigh, and Team Lump was born. Over the years the mission of Lump has evolved but studio space has been a constant. Listen to the podcast to hear about the history of Lump.
Topics include: Evolving into a project space, the reach of an arts space, and Lump as an extension of a studio.
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BURNAWAY Radio sponsors Out There Atlanta, by Lilly Lampe. Out There Atlanta is a podcast and online platform for interviews with artists. The intention to create a archive of conversational interviews with artists in Atlanta, or with an Atlanta connection. These conversations are informal and conducted in the spirit of a coffee meet-up. Out There Atlanta fills the gap between formal studio visits and event-related coverage and exists as a place for a more relaxed and personal dialogue, allowing artists to get a little more “out there” with the online audience.
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Music for Out There Atlanta is provided by M.S.I.F.
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