Tag: Interview

Homa Taj in Conversation with Brooklyn Art Dealers Robert Henry Contemporary

  Henry Chung is a Brooklyn based artist working in photography and mixed-media. Henry attended Columbia University and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and currently maintains a studio in Red Hook where he builds his pinhole cameras and programs obsolete computer equipment. Robert Walden attended the Atlanta College of Art (BFA, 1994) and received […]

Homa Taj in Conversation with Peter Kjeldgaard of Bruun Rasmussen Auction House (Denmark)

Homa Taj in conversation with Peter Kjelgaard,  Head of Design at Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers, Scandinavia’s leading auction house. Rasmussen recently exhibited their stunning Le Corbusier tapestry from the collection of famed architect Jørn Oberg Utzon (1918-2008), at Collective Design Fair, in New York City. Homa Taj – For those who may not be familiar with Bruun Rasmussen, can you […]

Homa Taj in Conversation with Photography Curator François Hebel

François Hebel is one of the most influential figures in the world of photography. He has led such powerful organizations as Les Rencontres de la photographie Arles (1985-87 and 2001-2014) and Magnum Photos (1987-2000). Since leaving his position at Rencontres in Arles, Hebel continues to curate exhibitions at various museums, cultural organizations and festivals from New York to Paris, to Bologna and Changjiang (China). […]

Homa Taj in Conversation with French Filmmaker Agnès Varda Who’s to Be Honored at #Cannes2015

This conversation between Homa Taj and Agnès Varda was recorded in person at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, on November 10, 2013. The marvelously talented French filmmaker, artist, producer and screenwriter Agnès Varda will (finally!) receive an honorary Palme d’Or at the 68th Cannes Film Festival, which start today. Varda’s predecessors who have received honorary […]

[VIDEO] Homa Taj In Conversation with Sebastian Junger on HBO’s Tim Hetherton Documentary

  Last month, I met Sebastian Junger, the renowned American author, journalist and documentary filmmaker who is best known for his international best-seller The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against The Sea (1997). On his last major work Restrepo (2010), Junger worked with – co-wrote/directed/shot Restrepo – the late British-American photojournalist Tim Hetherington (December 1970–April 2011). Hetherington […]

[VIDEO] Homa Taj In Conversation with Jaie Laplante, Exec Dir of MIAMI Film Fest

I met Canadian-born Jaie Laplante, the Executive Director of the Miami International Film Festival, earlier this week during the #MiamiFF XXX, at The Standard Hotel and Spa. Laplante had worked as a producer, a programmer at the Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, and an associate director at Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival. Laplante joined […]

Homa Taj In Conversation with Dutch Artist Jeroen Evertz

NAME: Jeroen Evertz (1973)Born: Trintelen (NL)Lives in: Maastricht (NL) Artist’s statement – ‘I like to remember things my way, not necessarily the way they happened’ – Fred Madison Because of often contradictory interests, it is hard to decide what is real and who decides what is real nowadays: advertisements, politics, technology, nature or we? I […]

Homa Taj In Conversation with Dutch Artist Bas de Wit

Bas de Wit (1977)Born in: Budel, The NetherlandsLives in: Maastricht, The NetherlandsDealer: Figge von Rosen Galerie (Berlin/Cologne) Artist’s statement –Making monuments to the huge fiasco of your very own enthusiasm MV – Favourite movie(s) & director(s) –My Top 5000 List begins with: Stanley Kubrick (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest); Stanley Kubrick (Dr. Strangelove), Mary Poppins (the […]