Sound + Vision is a site-specific podcast examining the interconnection of visual art and music presented by AMERICAN ART CATALOGUES and Winston Taylor Records. Moderated by Jeffrey Grunthaner, the series invites artists to reflect on and discuss how music has impacted their creative lives. The first installment of the series features Rita Ackermann, an accomplished painter and mixed-media artist whose musical output is less well-known. Exploring topics that range from her involvement with the art metal project Angelbood to her interest in the Hungarian new wave band Trabant, Ackermann will present some of her own original material along with music that has influenced her.
About the participants
Rita Ackermann was born in 1968 in Budapest, Hungary. She currently lives and works in New York NY. Ackermann’s recent solo exhibitions include ‘MEDITATION ON VIOLENCE-HAIR WASH’ at Sammlung Friedrichshof, Burgenland, Austria and Sammlung Friedrichshof Stadtraum, Vienna, Austria (2014).
Jeffrey Grunthaner is a writer based in NY.
AMERICAN ART CATALOGUES is an artist publishing and production initiative founded by Grant Schofield.
Winston Taylor Records is a record label based in New York City that operates the web-based platform for expression WTR Wireless. Founded in 2011, Winston Taylor Records concentrates on artists working in Greater New York – publishing music, interviews and happenings.