Welcome listeners to 5 Questions: A Critical Mass for the Visual Arts Podcast in which we ask 5 questions of our interviewees aimed at positioning and contextualizing their respective bodies of work within the St. Louis artworld.This episode we’re talking with Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas .
Bergman and Salinas have shown work internationally at institutions such as the 4th Athens Biennale; 1st Bergen Assembly Triennial; 2007 Turku Biennial; 1st Struer Tracks Sound Art Biennial; Lincoln Center and DAC in New York City; The Luminary, St. Louis, among many others. Their sound art has been broadcast on radio such as the BBC and Resonance FM, in London; WDR Cologne; R2 Madrid; SV2 Stockholm; Radio France; CBC Canada; WFMU New York; and Taipei Philharmonic Radio. The pair won an award of distinction in digital music at the Prix Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria. Bergman is currently Chair of the Low-Residency MFA at the Pacific Northwest College of Art where Salinas is Assistant Professor. Bergman and Salinas were Senior Artists-in-Residence at the University of Washington 2013–2017. Bergman was professor at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts 2007–2013. For more information, please visit: www.bergmansalinas.com.
5 Questions is a program by Critical Mass for the Visual Arts – a nonprofit, self-formed visual arts collaborative dedicated to promoting, enhancing and initiating contemporary visual art in the St. Louis region.
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Host- Joe Kohlburn
Editor – Sarah Hammond
Producer – Brett Williams