Cathy Byrd

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  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from Cathy Byrd

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I Wish to Say—with Sheryl Oring (13:44)
From: Cathy Byrd

Artist Sheryl Oring began "I Wish to Say" in 2004. For this project, Oring sets up a portable public office—complete with a manual typewriter—and invites people to dictate ...
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Aesthetics of Excess—with Jillian Hernandez (18:40)
From: Cathy Byrd

Jillian Hernandez gives voice to girls and women of color in her 2020 book Aesthetics of Excess: The Art and Politics of Black and Latina Embodiment. In this episode, you’ll ...
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Art in Miami, Then and Now—with FeCuOp (19:38)
From: Cathy Byrd

Locust Projects director Lorie Mertes and artists from a collaborative known as FeCuOp—Jason Ferguson, Christian Curiel, Brandon Opalka, and Victor Villafañe, remember the ...
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Diaspora Art from the Creole City—with Rosie Gordon-Wallace (19:01)
From: Cathy Byrd

From Jamaica, Rosie Gordon-Wallace is a globally recognized curator, arts advocate, and community leader based in Miami, Florida, since the 1970s. In 1996, Gordon-Wallace ...
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The Awakening (28:24)
From: Cathy Byrd

What part can creativity play in such turbulent times? We speak to six women artists and curators responding to the challenges of the past year with renewed resolve. ...
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Glenn Kaino and Tommie Smith Take a Stand (20:52)
From: Cathy Byrd

In 1968, Black American athlete Tommie Smith set a new world record. He became a gold medalist when he raced to win the 200-meter event at the Summer Olympics in Mexico City. ...
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Art in the Time of Corona (13:56)
From: Cathy Byrd

In today’s prologue to our Fall 2020 Student Edition, University of Miami senior Melissa Huberman tells the story of Art in the Time of Corona. She recorded with Fresh Art ...
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Fresh Voices Miami (13:56)
From: Cathy Byrd

Meet fresh voices from Miami! With educators Giselle Heraux and Jahné King, we talk about art, storytelling, and the next generation of creative podcasters. Heraux and King ...
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Musical Manifesto vs. Contested Monument (19:45)
From: Cathy Byrd

We hear from artist william cordova about the 2014 documentary "silent parade," featuring the New Orleans band, The Soul Rebels, who faced off Robert E Lee's downtown ...
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The Art of Collecting—with Don and Mera Rubell (14:42)
From: Cathy Byrd

The Rubells started collecting when Don was in medical school and Mera was a preschool teacher. The first work they collected was by Ira Kaufman. They paid for it in weekly ...