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.


Art Forger, David Henty (UK)

Sculptor + Jeweler, Putte Dal (Norway)

Classical Figurative Painter, Helene Knoop (Norway)

Curator, Silja Leifsdottir, Norwegian Sculptors Society (Norway)

Arts Attorneys, Joe Patella + Amelia Brankov (NYC, USA)

Head of Collections + Research, Sigurður Trausti Traustason, Reykjavik Art Museum (Iceland)

Photographer + Curator, Katrin Elvarsdottir (Iceland)

Curator, Researcher + Art Concierge, Johanna Zanon (Norway)

Drugs in the Art World – a panel discussion

Curator, Helga-Marie Nordby (Norway + Denmark)

Art Lawyer + Curator, Alana Kushnir, Guest Work Agency (Melbourne, Australia)

Site-Specific Installation Artist, Elín Hansdóttir (Iceland)

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)