video

June 11, 2013 | 8:53 | PRODUCER: Michael Kamins Video Artists Steina & Woody Vasulka discuss their vision.

photo

June 11, 2013 | 8:33 | PRODUCER: Michael Kamins Photographer William Clift discusses his techniques, vision and background.

print

March 2, 2013 | 4:21 | PRODUCER: Reinhard Lorenz New Mexico printmaker Adabel Allen shares her printmaking technique and inspiration.

scuplt

March 1, 2013 | 8:29 | PRODUCER: Reinhard Lorenz Working in Santa Fe and New York, sculptor Bill Barrett sees his work as the beginning of a journey. And, you never know where that journey will take you.

painting

June 8, 2012 | 7:28 | PRODUCER: Mark Gordon “The islands became mesas and the ocean became the desert floor…” After decades of living by the ocean, longtime painter Lonnie Sisson goes through a transformation as he finds inspiration in New Mexico’s desert landscape.

birds

July 12, 2011 | 9:13 | PRODUCER: Michael Kamins Eloquent and inspirational, legendary filmmaker Godfrey Reggio (“Qatsi Trilogy”) shares the vision behind his filmmaking and insights into his new film “The Holysee.”

john

June 16, 2011 | 6:41 | PRODUCER: Michael Kamins One of New Mexico’s favorite writers, John Nichols, shares insights about 45 years of writing and sings the blues.

rug

January 30, 2011 | 5:05 | PRODUCER: Karen Cantor Color, structure and form are his focus. Koehler is inspired by New Mexico’s extraordinary landscape, the unique cultures, and by aspects of the monastic aesthetic — simplicity, purity, seeking and portraying only what is essential.

artoon

April 19, 2010 | 6:47 | PRODUCER: Kevin McDonald Pat Oliphant is the most widely syndicated political cartoonist in the world. And, for nearly the last decade, he has called New Mexico home. Find out what it is about politics that drives his artistic vision, and what role he sees himself serving in a democratic […]

ken

April 19, 2010 | 3:54 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Hear the unvarnished truth from Kenn Rodriguez about how being a slam poet is a similar existence to being New Mexican.

timothy

March 30, 2010 | 3:48 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Come play in artist Timothy Horn’s giant jewelry box and learn about his love of the natural worlds terrifying beauty.

diego

March 1, 2010 | 3:29 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Watch Artisode 2.6 and find out how the traditional, contemporary potter Diego Romero earns his own heroic place in the universe.

spooky

February 1, 2010 | 3:05 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Artist Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky performed with a New Mexico-based quartet his multimedia composition ‘Terra Nova: Sinfonia Antarctica’, an emotive and acoustic portrait of a changing continent on the edge of the world. Watch Artisode 2.5 and find out how DJ Spooky fills in […]

patrick

December 19, 2009 | 3:03 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Artist Patrick Dougherty is known around the world for turning simple twigs into grand architectural masterpieces. In Artisode 2.4 watch his latest project unfold on the campus of Albuquerque’s Bosque School, as he works with students and community members to tap into the mythology of the […]

food

October 19, 2009 | 3:10 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Out of sight, out of mind? Bring trash back into your life and watch Artisode 2.3, a journey through the University of New Mexico’s waste stream recycled.

bill

December 7, 2009 | 3:55 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Follow Bill Gilbert’s line of thinking as he presents his “WALK TO WORK” art project. Artisode 2.2 is our second installment covering the on-going LAND/ART exhibition, a collaborative exploration of land-based art in New Mexico.

land

August 6, 2009 | 8:24 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski In Artisode 2.1 take a magical, mystery tour with the elusive Matt Coolidge, director of The Center for Land Use Interpretation, as he takes us to a pivotal point in time and place in New Mexico.

horse

July 20, 2009 | 3:05 | PRODUCER: Deborah Wakshull Kiki Martinez has always been an artist. She moved to Santa Fe 12 years ago and has blended her artists passion for painting and horses into exquisite large format paintings. Her process of rendering and using glazes creates a unique style that is reminiscent of the […]

maria

May 27, 2009 | 7:25 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Each year the Albuquerque Museum Foundation selects a Notable New Mexican to be honored for their achievements, strong ties to New Mexico and contributions to the public good. Watch this year’s celebrated honoree, María Benítez, an internationally recognized expert in the field of Spanish dance and […]

christina

April 27, 2009 | 3:05 | PRODUCER: Erin Hudson On a high desert mesa outside Taos, Christina Sporrong is passionately working to de-mystify metal. You can find Christina pounding, welding and sculpting at Spitfire Forge, her fabrication shop. Her current industrial sized kinetic sculpture, The Heron Project, whimsically makes huge iron cranes into a playground […]

art

December 6, 2009 | 3:12 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Is it art or not? Whatever it is, it’s illegal. Call it cute, call it vandalism or call it urban enhancement, but whatever you decide in this Artisode call it Duke City Street Art.

music

March 2, 2009 | 3:03 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Once a drummer from the 80s & 90s grunge scene, Barret moved on to become an ethnomusicologist, studying music with indigenous peoples from all over the world. He created the group Tuatara with his own music taking a turn towards jazz & is also an ordained […]

usic

February 2, 2009 | 3:04 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski World renowned Iraqi Oud player, Rahim AlHaj, now calls Albuquerque, New Mexico home. In this short documentary piece, Rahim shares insights on his compositions, his life and what it is to be a musician.

patrick

December 29, 2008 | 5:33 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Patrick Nagatani is on a mission for magic. A wizard at creating story through tableau photography, Nagatani has turned to tape, painstakingly applying layers and layers to photographs to enter into a world he calls The No Thought Zone.

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November 3, 2008 | 5:33 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Gallery-hopping continues with art magazine editor John OHern and KNMEs producer Kelly Kowalski who take a walk down Santa Fes Canyon Road. This time they visit the Klaudia Marr Gallery of contemporary realism and the Zaplin-Lampert Gallery of historic Western art.

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October 27, 2008 | 5:21 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski New Mexico has the second largest art market in the US, and Santa Fes Canyon Road has the greatest concentration of galleries in the state. I bumped into John OHern, magazine editor for American Art Collector and Western Art Collector, as well as recent transplant from […]

rose

September 29, 2008 | 6:40 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Rose Bean Simpson tells us what beauty is and what beauty’s not. From a lineage of artists, including Roxanne Swentzell and Nora Naranjo-Morse, Rose was brought up Tewa-Pueblo Indian style. In Artisode 1.3, Rose mixes it up media-wise, challenging objectification and stirring up consciousness.

land

September 1, 2008 | 4:55 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Bill Gilbert at the University of New Mexico holds class for an entire semester in the forgotten outdoors – exploring with students the evolution of Land Arts from its ancient beginnings in rock art – to Earthworks monuments such as the Spiral Jetty – to today’s […]

grant

July 28, 2008 | 5:04 | PRODUCER: Kelly Kowalski Artisode 1.1 features painter and musician Grant Hayunga. If you like slide guitars, crazy Germans and looking at big paintings on small computer screens, then this is the artisode for you!