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Toronto based journalist & filmmaker Mark R. Hasan interviews artists & producers for the film / video / filmmusic media site KQEK.com and the filmmaking site Big Head Amusements.com.

For the latest edition of ArtScopeTO, I interview photographer Pengkuei (Ben) Huang, whose current eco-series SOLEMN PINES FADING THINGS is exhibited at Toronto's Urban Gallery (400 Queen Street East) from May 2-31st, as part of the 2019 Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival.

Huang discusses the genesis of his series, which examines the location and people in Japan's Tohoku region, and the lingering effects of the triple hit of an earthquake, tsunami, and the Fukushima Daiishi nuclear disaster in 2011.

Further info and stills from the exhibition are available via the Editor's Blog at KQEK.com.

If you enjoyed this podcast, connect with us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Visit www.benhuangphotos.com for more info on Huang's work.

Special Thanks to Ben Huang for his generous time, Urban Gallery's manager Calvin Hambrook and curator Allen Shugar, and Glenda Fordham at Fordham P.R. for facilitating the interview.

Direct download: ArtScopeTO_2019-05-08__Ben_Huang__MP3_320_kbps.mp3
Category:Painting; Photography -- posted at: 3:43am EDT

In the latest ArtScopeTO podcast, I interview photographer Lori Ryerson, whose current series OFF THE BEATEN PATH is showcased from April 6-27, 2018, at Toronto's Urban Gallery, 400 Queen Street East. Topics include abandoned landscapes, vintage cars, capturing small details in unlikely places, and transitioning from a corporate career to working artist.

Further info and stills from the exhibition are available via the Editor's Blog at KQEK.com.

If you enjoyed this podcast, connect with us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Visit www.focalocity.ca for more info on Lori Ryerson's work.

Special Thanks to Lori Ryerson for her generous time, Urban Gallery's manager Calvin Hambrook and curator Allen Shugar, and Glenda Fordham at Fordham P.R. for facilitating the interview.

Direct download: ArtScopeTO_2019-04-08__Lori_Ryerson__MP3_320_kbps.mp3
Category:Painting; Photography -- posted at: 12:49pm EDT

In this month's ArtScopeTO podcast, I interview photographer Andre Vittorio, whose current series Abstractions on Metal is showcased from April 5-28, 2018, at Toronto's Urban Gallery. Topics include the aesthetics of shooting architectural subjects, especially Brutalist forms in Toronto.

Further info and stills from the exhibition are available via the Editor's Blog at KQEK.com.

If you enjoyed this podcast, connect with us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Visit www.andrevittorio.com for more info on the artist.

Special Thanks to Andre Vittorio for his time, Urban Gallery's manager Calvin Hambrook and curator Allen Shugar, and Glenda Fordham at Fordham P.R. for facilitating the interview.

Direct download: ArtScopeTO_2018-04-15__AndreVittorio__2-track_stereo_MP3..mp3
Category:Painting; Photography -- posted at: 11:35pm EDT

In this month's ArtScopeTO podcast, I interview Toronto-based abstract painter Donna Wise, whose current series Flights of Fancy is showcased from December 2-30, 2017, at Toronto's Urban Gallery.

Further info and stills from the exhibition are available via the Editor's Blog at KQEK.com.

If you enjoyed this podcast, connect with us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Visit www.donnawiseart.com for more info on the artist.

Special Thanks to Donna Wise for her time, Urban Gallery's manager Calvin Hambrook and curator Allen Shugar and Glenda Fordham at Fordham P.R. for facilitating the interview.

Direct download: ArtScopeTO_2017-12-06__DonnaWise__320_kbps_MP3.mp3
Category:Painting; Photography -- posted at: 2:58am EDT

In this month's ArtScopeTO podcast, I interview renowned painter Mary Lynne Atkinson, whose current series Land on Fire is showcased from November 2-25, 2017, at Toronto's Urban Gallery.

Further info and stills from the exhibition are available via the Editor's Blog at KQEK.com.

If you enjoyed this podcast, connect with us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Visit www.atkinsonartworks.com for more info on the artist.

Special Thanks to Mary Lynne Atkinson for her time, Urban Gallery's manager Calvin Hambrook and curator Allen Shugar and Glenda Fordham at Fordham P.R. for facilitating the interview.

Direct download: ArtScopeTO_2017-11-20__MaryLynneAtkinson__MP3_320_kbps.mp3
Category:Painting; Photography -- posted at: 12:54pm EDT

In the latest ArtScopeTO podcast, I interview abstract painter Chris Marin, whose current series Passages is showcased from October 5-28, 2017, at Toronto's Urban Gallery.

Further info and stills from the exhibition are available via the Editor's Blog at KQEK.com.

If you enjoyed this podcast, connect with us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Special Thanks to Chris Marin for her time, Urban Gallery's manager Calvin Hambrook and curator Allen Shugar and Glenda Fordham at Fordham P.R. for facilitating the interview.

Direct download: ArtScopeTO_2017-10-09__ChrisMarin__320_kbps_MP3.mp3
Category:Painting; Photography -- posted at: 10:25pm EDT

In my occasional non-film podcast, ArtScopeTO, I chat with Hamilton-Toronto painter & photographer Hanna Kostanski, whose paintings of urban Toronto locations spanning the 1910s through the 1970s are showcased until August 26, 2017 in the exhibit 20th Century Toronto: Intersections & Interactions at The Urban Gallery.

Further info and stills from the exhibition are available via the Editor's Blog at KQEK.com.

If you enjoyed this podcast, connect with us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Special Thanks to Hanna Kostanski for her time, Urban Gallery's manager Calvin Hambrook and curator Allen Shugar and Glenda Fordham at Fordham P.R. for facilitating the interview.

Visit Hanna Kostanski's website for more info.


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