The Wise Fool Art Podcast

Learning how the contemporary visual art world works, one conversation at a time. How does the visual art world work? I don’t know either, so I will ask the people that work in the industry and try to learn how the contemporary visual art world functions and how we can all make a living and find success in the art world.


Conceptual Artist, Örn Alexander Ámundason (Iceland)

Curator at Tromsø Kunstforening, Vsevolod Kovalevskij (Lithuania + Norway)

Transient Conceptual Assembly Artist, Gunnhildur Hauksdóttir (Iceland + Germany)

Sculptor + Collaborative Artist, Eva Isleifs (Reykjavík, Iceland)

Sexism in the Art World – a panel discussion

Director of Bergen Kunsthall, Axel Wieder (Norway)

Intellectual Property + Art Lawyer, Guna Freivalde, AMG Attorneys (Belgium)

Painter + Illustrator, Sigga Björg Sigurðardóttir (Iceland)

Sound Artist, Per Platou (Norway)

Art Conservator, Restorer + Painter, Tomáš Lahoda (Czech Republic)

Copyright + Licensing Attorney, Joshua Kaufman, Venable LLP (USA)

Senior Curator of Contemporary Art at the Munch Museum, Tominga O’Donnell (Oslo, Norway)

Art Researcher + Auction Specialist, Suzy Sikorski, Mid East Art + Christies (Dubai, UAE)

Sculptor + Installation Artist, David Spriggs (Canada)

Multi-Disciplinary Artist, Mat Collishaw (UK)

Curator, Critic + Conceptual Artist, Lexa Peroutka (Czech Republic)

Corporate Curator, General Mills Art Collection, Lisa Melander (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)

Multi Media Artist, Tricia Wright (New York, USA)

Co-founders of Assembly, Ashlyn Davis Burns + Shane Lavalette (USA)

Textile + Multi Media Artist, Petra Gupta Valentová (Czech Republic, India + USA)