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Art Unfiltered

Our channel for conversations with working artists, curators, and musicians, offering a contemporary insight into issues going on in the art world today. Expect artists-in-residence's profiles and processes, zine-makers on their craft, curators' post-show debriefs, and so much more.



Art Basel Miami Beach 2008

For Art Basel Miami Beach 2008, AIR presented The Lunar Lounge, the ultimate all-sensory experience featuring architecture and art, food and drink, music, video, and mind-expanding surprises day and night. Correspondents speak with a variety of artists, curators, and collectors on a variety of psychedelic topics. Broadcast live from the AIR radio booth inside E-AREA's immersive Lunar Lounge, the Art Basel Miami Beach art fair, and beyond.

The Interview Show

Interviews with artists, singers, producers, and curators. Including David Hockney, Sarah Lucas, Marilyn Minter and many more, hosted by artist Will Corwin. 

Beyond the Subtitles

Film critic and The Boston Herald entertainment writer Stephen Schaefer hosts candid conversations with actors, filmmakers, producers and movie people near and far.

Off The Rail

Artist, critic, and curator, Phong Bui, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of The Brooklyn Rail, a free monthly arts, culture, and politics journal interviews artists, curators, and booksellers. 

WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution

Recordings from the first comprehensive, historical exhibition to examine the international foundations and legacy of feminist art. Featuring Joan Jonas, Judy Chicago, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Carolee Shneemann, and more. 


Knockdown Center Radio Channel

A series highlighting lectures and presentations on social and cultural issues produced by Knockdown Center, and made available here in partnership with Clocktower Radio.


The Alternative Art School Fair Radio

The Alternative Art School Fair at Pioneer Works presents an introduction to alternative art schools from around the US and the world, November 19-20, 2016.

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

The New York edition of the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair showcases 17 exhibitors, presenting over 60 African and African diasporan artists.

Recordings of 1:54's many programs, artists, and related partners may be found on this page. 1:54 was initiated by Touria El Glaoui in 2013 in LondonMay 2016 marks the second edition of 1:54 New York, while 1:54 London ran its fourth consecutive year from the 5-9th of October 2016 at Somerset House.


A reference to the fifty-four countries that constitute the African continent, the title of 1:54 establishes the parameters of the fair’s ethos: as a platform that strives to represent multiplicity and showcase the diversity of contemporary African art and cultural production on an international stage. The 2016 1:54 Art Fair was accompanied by an educational and artistic program curated by Koyo Kouoh and includes lectures, film screenings, and panel debates featuring leading international curators, artists, and art experts.


Napping Wizard

David Colosi, our titular wizard, weaves magical conversations with artists from all over the map of mediums and genres.

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center

Discussions, readings, performances, presentations, and interviews with artists exhibiting work or making presentations at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center (now MoMA/PS1).

Cooking Up A Storm

Marja Samsom, the Dumpling Diva, has brought all of her pots and pans into the AIR kitchen, where she will cook all her most alluring, signature dishes and provide you with any help you need to make them yourself. Once a performance artist based out of Amsterdam, Samsom thrives on the act; you could ask for no more informed and inviting a culinary guide than Samsom, whose Euro-Asian fusion creations have made her one of the most respected and exciting chefs in New York. So turn up the volume, turn on the oven and tune in.



Established in 2004 by curator and art historian RoseLee Goldberg, PERFORMA is a non-profit interdisciplinary arts organization committed to the research, development, and presentation of performance by visual artists from around the world. Throughout the year, PERFORMA presents lectures, panel discussions, and workshops on an ongoing basis that explore the relationship between performance and the visual arts. was the official radio partner of Performa09, Performa07 and Performa05. The third edition of the internationally acclaimed biennial was held in New York City in November 2009, showcased new work by more than 150 artists, and was presented in collaboration with a consortium of more than 80 arts institutions and 40 curators, as well as a network of public spaces and private venues across the city. is also home to recordings of Not for Sale, a dynamic series of symposia on visual arts performance presented by PERFORMA. These sessions are organized by RoseLee Goldberg, Founding Director, and Defne Ayas, Curator, PERFORMA.

Art Basel Miami Beach 2007

For the fourth consecutive year, was the official art radio station of Art Basel Miami Beach.

The Art International Radio activities and broadcasts in Miami for 2007 were co-sponsored by program partner WVUM-FM Coral Gables.


The Bio-Blurb Show

From "wetware" practices to "live" art, from reproductive technologies to cloning, from plastic surgery to brain chips, the "Bio-Blurb" show explores the futuristic aspects of the "sci-art" conjunction in the US, the UK, Germany and Australia. The show is host to artists, scientists, curators, critics and philosophers who explore the intersections of the visual arts and the genetic sciences in contemporary art.

Close Listening

Conversations and readings with poets and artists, produced in cooperation with PennSound and hosted by Charles Bernstein, the American poet, theorist, editor, and literary scholar. Bernstein was born in New York City in 1950. He is a foundational member and leading practitioner of Language poetry. Bernstein was educated at the Bronx High School of Science and at Harvard University, where he studied philosophy with Stanley Cavell and wrote his final thesis on Gertrude Stein and Ludwig Wittgenstein.

In the mid-1970s Bernstein became active in the experimental poetry scenes in New York and San Francisco, not only as a poet, but also as an editor, publisher, and theorist. With visual artist and wife Susan Bee, Bernstein published several now well-known poets whose work is associated with Language writing.

Adjusted by Addition

Adjusted by Addition, produced by Clocktower's (formerly AIR) Radio Theater and Installation Project, is a six-part radio theater piece created in collaboration between artists Lovett/Codagnone and playwright Tom Cole in 2010.

The radio play takes formal cues from Germany’s anti-theater of the ‘60s and ‘70s and combines Cole’s hyper-verbal texts with Lovett/Codagnone’s austere installations and endurance performances. In a nod to serial radio plays, the artists began the project with only a premise, thus allowing the piece to progress over its twelve-week gestation period in response to the actors, the installation and AIR's Clocktower space.

The final performance, which reprises the six previous installments as a cumulative whole, took take place in a site-responsive mobile installation, with the audience as an integral part of the work’s mise-en-scène. The first segment of Adjusted by Addition was broadcast live on February 15, 2010, with subsequent installments airing live every other week on March 1, 15, and 29 and April 12 and 26, 2010.

Clocktower Radio was launched by MoMA/PS1 in 2004 as the Web's first art radio station. It has been independent since 2009 and is licensed to host content created under PS1 management. Programs produced prior to 2011 may refer to our earlier URLs and station IDs, including,, and Art International Radio. For the complete history of Clocktower Radio, visit Mission & History on our site. 

Art & Technology

Art & Technology is a radio program that investigates how advancements in new technologies are affecting artists and their work. The series consists of interviews with contemporary visual and audio artists discussing their work, influences, aesthetics and the technical issues they encounter in the creation of their art, relating their personal views about the uses and usages of new media in the art world today. The show opens a discourse with artists working in Interactive, Performance, Screen Based, and Audio and Sound Based media about the role that dynamic technologies play in contemporary art and their own artwork.

HERE Arts Center Radio

Clocktower Radio’s series of recorded HERE programming. HERE builds a community that nurtures career artists as they create innovative hybrid live performance in theatre, dance, music, puppetry, media and visual art through residencies, event production, and commissions.

Since 1993, HERE has been one of New York’s most prolific producing organizations, and today, it stands at the forefront of the city’s presenters of daring new hybrid art. HERE supports multidisciplinary work that does not fit into a conventional programming agenda. Our aesthetic represents the independent, the innovative, and the experimental: HERE has developed such acclaimed works as Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues; Basil Twist’s Symphonie Fantastique; Basil Twist and Joey Arias' Arias with a Twist; Hazelle Goodman’s On Edge; Young Jean Lee's Songs of The Dragons Flying To Heaven; Trey Lyford & Geoff Sobelle’s all wear bowlers; Faye Driscoll's837 Venice Boulevard; Taylor Mac's The Lily's Revenge and original musical and dance works created and directed by HERE Co-Founder and Artistic Director Kristin Marting.

NB: Clocktower Radio was launched by MoMA/PS1 in 2004 as the Web's first art radio station. It has been independent since 2009 and is licensed to host content created under PS1 management. Programs produced prior to 2011 may refer to our earlier URLs and station IDs, including,, and Art International Radio. For the complete history of Clocktower Radio, read our Mission & History section.  


Intercourse Radio

From the rib of Pioneer Works' annual publication Intercourse Magazine comes Intercourse Radio. The aural extension of its printed counterpart, Intercourse Radio is a collection of interviews and audio highlights to further feed your inter-disciplinary curiosities.

Bald Ego Online

The late arts writer Glenn O'Brien and poet Max Blagg hosted the Bald Ego Online series from 2005-2006, featuring Duncan Hannah, Ron Padgett, Anna Akhmatova, Donald Barthelme, an Anthology of New York Poets, and more. 
After O'Brien passed away in 2017, Clocktower re-introduced the series in remembrance of the writer's life in the New York art scene. He will be sorely missed.   

Clocktower Radio was launched by MoMA/PS1 in 2004 as the Web's first art radio station. It has been independent since 2009 and is licensed to host content created under PS1 management. Programs produced prior to 2011 may refer to our earlier URLs and station IDs, including,, and Art International Radio. For the complete history of Clocktower Radio, read our Mission & History section. 


'MANIA'  is an audio exploration of psychosis in relation to our society, generational trauma, healing, and magic.

Armory Live at The Armory Show

The Armory Live features an interactive program of talks, live events, and screenings hosted at fair and streamed online March 3-5, 2017.

New York Public Library

The New York Public Library's public programs of the Artist Dialogues Series, are recorded and shared with as part of a partnership coordinated by artist, curator, and senior librarian Arezoo Moseni.


Clocktower Radio Profiles

The hosts of Clocktower Radio interview artists, writers, curators, producers, activists, thinkers and doers.

CB Radio

CB Radio was inspired by the research, design, and development of Citizen Bridge, a temporary floating bridge to reconnect New Yorkers to their waterways. 

Paper Cuts

Paper Cuts is an exploration of the contemporary world of zines and DIY publishing. Hosted by Christopher Kardambikis, each program features writers, performers, and artists who have shared their work in print, on paper, and in small editions. Zines are truly dynamic publications that have built and supported engaged communities around ideals, experiences, genres, music, politics, poetry…anything that can be printed, shared, and/or mailed. The series will act as a cross section of this varied landscape and rich history. Listen to voices that would normally live in your hands and demand your eyeballs.

2MF (2 Many Feelings)

2MF (2 Many Feelings) is a series of monthly community meetings organized by artists Sonya Derman and Maria Stabio. Determined to encourage pro-emotive and ante-academic conversation among artists in New York City, 2MF meetings center around content significant to the facilitating artist. 2MF takes action in two parts: monthly meetings facilitated by local artists focusing on a topic of their interest, and a radio show/podcast hosted by Clocktower Radio in Redhook, Brooklyn. All meetings are open to the public, and Derman and Stabio encourage newcomers to join. Meeting details will always be posted on the 2MF website,

QCA : Creative Conversations

Creative Conversations is a signature program of the Queens Council on the Arts. It is a monthly dinner meeting hosted in different Queens neighborhoods where artists have the opportunity to network, organize, meet community stakeholders, and develop strategies for community advocacy. It is open to artists and the general public.

IdeasCity Radio

IdeasCity Radio was developed as a platform to exchange, discuss, share, and connect ideas and insights initiated during the IdeasCity fellowships in Detroit, Athens, and Arles. 


Carla Gannis and Jillian McDonald
Bill Buxton
Armory Show 2006: Bald Ego Edition
North African and Middle Eastern Curatorial Symposium: Abdellah Karroum (2007)
Sean Cunningham
Penny Arcade
Cooking Up a Storm: "Egg"-cellent with Betty Fussell
PW Interviews: Janna Levin & Cadu
Second Sundays: Cuddle Magic & Brooklyn Qawwali Party
John Supko & Bill Seaman, s_traits
Second Sundays: Cuddle Magic & Brooklyn Qawwali Party
Second Sundays: Michael Caputo Grammy Special
Representing NYC and Downtown Electric
Our Education! Is College Worth the Cost?
FOAM Interviews: Matthew Leifheit and Cynthia Talmadge
FOAM Interviews: Joshua Citarella
Living Room Index + Pool
Wayne Barker
Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze and Larry Ossei-Mensah
AACM at 50: Muhal Richard Abrams, George Lewis & Roscoe Mitchell
Lavar Munroe
Conrad Botes
Paul Anthony Smith
Matt Freedman & Tim Spelios, Broken Time
Second Sundays Artist Interviews: Hatim Belyamani, Pretty Sick, Christy Gast, Denise Milstein, Amelia Winger-Bearskin
Studio Sessions: DaiKyoFuroShiki
Second Sundays Artist Interviews: Ruben Millares and Antonia Wright
Second Sundays Artist Interviews: Hatim Belyamani, Pretty Sick, Christy Gast, Denise Milstein, Amelia Winger-Bearskin
Second Sundays Mixtape (November 2015)
2MF with Joshua Smith
Intercourse Magazine: Dead Moon with Jonah Freeman
Psychic TV: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge & Edley ODowd
Scientific Controversies: Can We Explain the World?
Scientific Controversies: Is Reality Beautiful?
Scientific Controversies: Time's Arrow
A Conversation about John Ashbery
2MF with Bethany Ides
Out of Holes
Edgar Oliver, Onstage & Off
Noura Mint Seymali
Charles Harlan and David Everitt Howe, Flood
Adam Stennett, Arctic Artist Survival Shack
2MF with Andrea Arrubla
Meskerem Assegued, Curvature of Events
Julie Patton: I'm Not Black, I'm Blue
Disguise, Pt.1 : Saya Woolfalk + William Villalongo
Season 1, Ep.5 : Rob Buchanan and Willis Elkis, NY Watertrails
Scientific Controversies: Black Hole Blues
Disguise, Pt.2 : Zina Saro-Wiwa and Adejoke Tugbiyele
Season 1, Ep.3 : Jeff Sandgrund, Brooklyn Bridge Park
Marjani Forté-Saunders: Being here… in Memory
Toukadime: A Taste of Algeria
Season 1, Ep.1 : Citizen Bridge and Mary Mattingly, Swale
Amy Scholder, High Risk
Season 1, Ep.10 : Steve Mentz, Little Red Lighthouse Swim
Season 1, Ep.2 : David Sharps, Waterfront Barge Museum
Season 1, Ep.6 : Ann Fraioli, Harbor School
Martha Haile, You Can't Eat Money
2MF with Kaitlin McDonough
Season 1, Ep.7 : Sam Janis, Billion Oyster Project
Season 1, Ep.4 : Carl Persak, Brooklyn Boatworks
Season 1, Ep.9 : Dylan Gauthier, Mare Liberum
IdeasCity Athens: Introducing IdeasCity Radio
IdeasCity Detroit: Marsha Music, Stories from Home
IdeasCity Athens: Nikolas Ventourakis, Stories from Home
IdeasCity Detroit: Data, Science, and the City
IdeasCity Detroit: Taylor Renee, Social Justice and the Institution
IdeasCity Detroit: DJ Stacyé J, Detroit Underground Music
IdeasCity Detroit: Monty Luke DJ Set
IdeasCity Athens: The Boy
IdeasCity Athens: Dream Hampton
2MF With Eric Ramos Guerrero
IdeasCity Athens: End of Capital
IdeasCity Athens: Σtella, From Athens
Lou Reed, Disco Mystic
IdeasCity Athens: Uncertain States of Sovereignty
Scientific Controversies No. 8: Are We Alone?
AASF: La Escuela ParaSitio / The Para-Site School
IdeasCity Athens: The Callas Live
AASF: Dylan Gauthier w/ James Voorhies, Bureau for Open Culture
Dark Matter
Johnny Ma, OId Stone
AASF: Keynote Panel: Imagining a School
AASF: How can alternative systems impact traditional arts education?
AASF: Art and Democracy
AASF: Keynote: The Architecture of Arts Education
AASF: Hybrid Practice
AASF: Responsive Programming
AASF: Re-Incorporating Art In Everyday Life
AASF: Arts Letters & Numbers
AASF: Enrol Yourself
AASF: Black Mountain School
AASF: Brooklyn Art Library
AASF: The Ventriloquist Summerschool
AASF: Geir Haraldseth, Sommerskolen
IdeasCity Athens: Hanging with IdeasCity at Pioneer Works
2MF: The Post Election Special
Memory Networks: Helene Nymann + Lauren Silbert
Conversations With Bina48 – Stephanie Dinkins
2 Stones, 1 Bird: Ep 1
2 Stones, 1 Bird: Ep 2
2MF (2 Many Feelings)
What’s Technology Got to Do with It? Art in the Digital Age
Beyond the White Box: Art, Collecting and Architectural Space
Close Listening: Ko Ko Thett
Repatriating the White Cube
What’s Technology Got to Do with It? Art in the Digital Age
Hypotheses on the Future of the Art Market
DCA's Kendal Henry, Public Art
Hidemi Takagi
Collecting Digital: Art, Technology, Preservation and Posterity
David Salle on the Painting Life
Studio Drift
A Conversation on Tack Whack and Quack
Richard Patterson
2 Stones, 1 Bird: Ep 1
2 Stones, 1 Bird: Ep 2
Daytime Viewing with ESPTV
Bloody Marys and Zines
Bahar Behbahani
Establishing Artist Driven Spaces
Risograph for Activism
Convergences With Lauren Silbert and Jes Fan
Tyrone Williams
Fact Craft
Detroit Book CIty
John Ashbery
Milford Graves and Jean-Daniel Lafontant
Elizabeth Streb and Lisa Randall
Esperanza Spalding and Yuka Honda
Mark Mothersbaugh, Myopia
Bina Sharif
DC Art Book Fair
IdeasCity Arles: And, We're Off!
Stage Wisdom
Sante Antonelli, Made in Queens
In Session: Tactical Theatrics
Pellinore Press
Mollie McKinley : Salt Priestess
Where the Fuck is My Bag of Hair
IdeasCity Arles: Naturally
IdeasCity Arles: Cared For
IdeasCity Arles: Rem Koolhaas, Countryside
IdeasCity Arles: Friday Night
Finding a Line
Much Wuv
Colin Browne
Jeremy Sigler, My Vibe
Season 2, Ep.2 : José Soegaard, Waterfront Alliance
Season 2, Ep.3 : Maria Aiolova, Terreform One
Season 2, Ep.6 : Marina Zurkow and Bob Braine
Season 2, Ep.4 : Matthew Friday, SPURSE
Season 2, Ep.1 : Murray Fisher, Billion Oyster Project
Season 2, Ep.7 : Helen Georgas and Nicole Miller, Underwater NY
Harold Schimmel Pt.2, Talk
IdeasCity Radio MegaMix : Arles
Charley Friedman, On Humor
Season 1, Ep.8 : Marie Lorenz, Tide and Current Taxi
Great and Grand
2MF with Amy Beecher
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
Avram Finkelstein
IdeasCity Athens: Negros Tou Moria & Black Athena: Music as Identity