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Video interviews with artists & culture makers from Vancouver BC. Select “Artist Interviews” from the menu above to search by name. New interviews posted regularly.

Joel Rich


Interview with Vancouver tattoo artist and illustrator Joel Rich
MUSIC: “Obscure Terrain” by Revolution Void
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen





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Paul Beliveau


Interview with Quebec artist Paul Beliveau
MUSIC: “Fragile, Do Not Drop” by Podington Bear
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen
INTERVIEW: ALEX M F QUICHO for Winsor Gallery
TRANSLATION: SUNSHINE FRERE for Winsor Gallery





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Ilya Viryachev

Interview with Vancouver artist Ilya Viryachev
MUSIC: “Porto” by LASERS
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen





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Jeremiah Birnbaum


Interview with Vancouver artist Jeremiah Birnbaum
MUSIC: “Ring The Bell (Instrumental)” by YACHT
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen





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Jeff Wilson


Interview with Vancouver artist Jeff Wilson
MUSIC: “looped” by Jahzzar
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen





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Sami Christianson

Interview with Vancouver artist and designer Sami Christianson
MUSIC: “Colazione su saturno” by Menion
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen





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Ann Goldberg

Interview with Vancouver artist Ann Goldberg
MUSIC: “The Robot is Dreaming” by Revolution Void
INTERVIEW: Alex M F Quicho for Winsor Gallery
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen





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Gary Pearson

Interview with Vancouver artist Gary Pearson
MUSIC: “Soporific” by Kevin MacLeod
INTERVIEW: Alex M F Quicho for Winsor Gallery
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen





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Simon LaPlante

Interview with Vancouver artist Simon LaPlante
MUSIC: “Neogrotesque” by Tortue Super Sonic
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen





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David Robinson

Interview with Vancouver sculptor David Robinson
MUSIC: “Colazione su saturno” by Menion (http://www.menion.org/)
INTERVIEW: Alex M F Quicho for Winsor Gallery
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen





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Jose Rivas

Interview with Vancouver artist Jose Rivas
MUSIC: “Something In the Woods” by krackatoa
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen





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Brian Fukushima

Interview with Vancouver cartoonist Brian Fukushima
MUSIC: “N35-40-19-800″ by springtide
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen





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Lola Frost

Interview with Vancouver burlesque artist Lola Frost
MUSIC: “Colorado” by Podington Bear
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen
ADDITIONAL FOOTAGE: Burlesque Hall Of Fame





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Martha Varcoe Sturdy

Interview with Vancouver artist and designer Martha Varcoe Sturdy http://marthavarcoesturdy.com
MUSIC: “High School Snaps” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW: Alex M F Quicho for Winsor Gallery
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen





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Luc Latulippe

Interview with Vancouver artist Luc Latulippe
MUSIC: “Forgiveness Transcending Geneva” by BLEO
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Michael Markowsky

Interview with Vancouver artist Michael Markowsky
MUSIC: “Truth and Consequences” by Skim Milk
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Katie Huisman

Interview with Vancouver photographer Katie Huisman
MUSIC: “Paint the Land” by House of Rain
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Joseph Wu

Interview with Vancouver origami artist Joseph Wu
MUSIC: “Tribe” by Podington Bear
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Troy Steen aka wrk(less)

Interview with Vancouver street artist Troy Steen aka wrk(less)
MUSIC: “Body Double” by Chandeliers
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Connie Sabo

Interview with Vancouver artist Connie Sabo
MUSIC: “Sweet and Clean” by Podington Bear
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Nicole Steen


Interview with Vancouver painter and curator Nicole Steen
MUSIC: “K-Eyes” by Rho
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Fiona Ackerman

Interview with Vancouver painter Fiona Ackerman
MUSIC: “Brightening” by Podington Bear
INTERVIEW: Alex M F Quicho for Winsor Gallery
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Fred Joyal aka JOY

Interview with Vancouver street artist Fred Joyal aka Joy
MUSIC: “At The Count” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Meaghan Kennedy

Interview with Vancouver piñata artist Meaghan Kennedy
MUSIC: “The Great” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Paul Wong

Interview with Vancouver media artist, curator and instigator Paul Wong
MUSIC: “7″ by The Valleys
INTERVIEW: Alex M F Quicho for Winsor Gallery
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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iHeart

Interview with Vancouver street artist iHeart
MUSIC: “Mau” by URB
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Pandora Young

Interview with Vancouver illustrator Pandora Young
MUSIC: “Detroit” by Podington Bear
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Emma Lehto

Interview with Vancouver artist and designer Emma Lehto
MUSIC: “The Haze” by Spuntic
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Gabryel Harrison

Interview with Vancouver poet and painter Gabryel Harrison
MUSIC: “The Scene” by Spuntic
INTERVIEW: Alex M F Quicho for Winsor Gallery
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Victoria Sieczka

Interview with Vancouver artist Victoria Sieczka
MUSIC: “Uncle Remus Arcade fire” by krackatoa
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Mia Dungeon

Interview with Vancouver mixed media surrealist Mia Dungeon
MUSIC: “Wavy Glass” by Podington Bear
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Angela Grossmann

In our first collab with Winsor Gallery , we interview Vancouver artist Angela Grossmann. More from this interview on Vancouver Is Awesome.
MUSIC: “Cloud 9″ by Podington Bear
INTERVIEW: Alex M F Quicho
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen






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Chris Bentzen


To mark 100 weekly interviews, this week it’s the owner of Hot Art Wet City blog and gallery Chris Bentzen.
MUSIC: “Keep Your Eyes Open” by Tortue Super Sonic
INTERVIEW, VIDEO, EDIT: Trevor Jansen & Marina LeClair

Cherry Thompson

Interview with Vancouver artist Cherry Thompson
MUSIC: “Hollow Gold” by Podington Bear
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Sophia Ahamed

Interview with Vancouver artist and designer Sophia Ahamed
MUSIC: “Debbie Zen” by Daniel Sex Jr
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Marina Glynn

Interview with sculptor Marina Glynn
MUSIC: “11″ by The Valleys
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Laura Bifano

Interview with artist and illustrator Laura Bifano
MUSIC: “10″ by The Valleys
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Frazer Adams

Interview with Vancouver graphic artist Frazer Adams. Check out his work in LUXSTAR Innergalaktik from Sept 6-28 at Hot Art Wet City.
MUSIC: “13″ by The Valleys
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Mandy Tsung

Interview with Vancouver figurative painter Mandy Tsung
MUSIC: “2″ by The Valleys
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Courtney Colbon

Interview with Vancouver artist Courtney Colbon
MUSIC: “9″ by The Valleys
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Sonja Picard

Interview with Vancouver jewelry maker, painter, artist Sonja Picard
MUSIC: “3″ by The Valleys
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Scott Sueme

Interview with Vancouver artist Scott Sueme
MUSIC: “Velvet Pocket” by Pandacetamol
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Andy Dixon

Interview with Vancouver artist, graphic designer and musician Andy Dixon
MUSIC: “Metro” by Andy Dixon
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Angela Fama

Interview with Vancouver artist and photographer Angela Fama. Angela talks about the walls we put up around ourselves, her project Mirrorface, and her experience as a photographer.
MUSIC: “Fluffier Inside” by Pandacetamol
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Brandon Cotter

Interview with Vancouver artist and graphic designer Brandon Cotter
MUSIC: “Closing In” by Pandacetamol
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Alice Vogelaar

Interview with Vancouver artist Alice Vogelaar
MUSIC: “Meat On The Bones” by Pandacetamol
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Rebecca Chaperon

Interview with Vancouver painter and illustrator Rebecca Chaperon
MUSIC: “Elaines Over Here” by Pandacetamol
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Danielle K L Anathema

Interview with Vancouver photographic artist Danielle K L Anathema. In a single frame, she creates an entire story… a horror story. If you’re sensitive to gore or nudity, viewer discretion is advised.
MUSIC: “Sprite Heart Bleeds No More” by Henry Homesweet
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Tim Barnard

Interview with Vancouver illustrator and artist Tim Barnard
MUSIC: “Your Mother In Chiptune” by Fried Moura
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Alex M F Quicho

Interview with Vancouver artist Alex M F Quicho
MUSIC: “le club des sables” by The Ananas
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Drew Young

Interview with Vancouver artist and organizer of Snag, the weekly live painting event and art raffle, Drew Young. hedrew.blogspot.ca
MUSIC: “echo dans le blizzard” by The Ananas
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Robin Bougie

Interview with Vancouver comic book artist, film journalist, and self proclaimed “smut peddler” Robin Bougie. While some of you may be offended by Robin’s more sexually explicit work, his view on censorship, especially self-censorship, should be watched by anyone afraid to actually do work he or she really wants to do.

MUSIC: “Barbarian” by Pierlo
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Ola Volo


Interview with Vancouver illustrator Ola Volo
MUSIC: “cassette_01_song_03″ by The Ananas
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Rebecca Dart

Interview with Vancouver artist, cartoonist and animator Rebecca Dart. Among other things, Rebecca has worked as a character designer for the animated series My Little Pony and created her own comic Battle Kittens.
MUSIC: “george” by The Ananas
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Erica Lapadat-Janzen

Interview with Vancouver media and net artist Erica Lapadat-Janzen
MUSIC: “Go! Go! Go!” by You Kill My Brother
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Edward Juan

Interview with Vancouver illustrator and designer Edward Juan. Ed recently moved to Vancouver from Portland to pursue freelance illustration and design. He’s also worked in animation, including the feature film Paranorman.
MUSIC: “Cartoon Friend” by Pixelord
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Alicia Tobin

Interview with Vancouver comedian Alicia Tobin. The clip from her performance was from a “sex is funny” show. She doesn’t normally make dick jokes. Ask her about it on Twitter. Watch her performance at Little Mountain on April 20, 2013 below:

MUSIC: “nanas” by The Ananas
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Bennett Slater

Interview with Vancouver painter Bennett Slater
MUSIC: “Okiirobo Navigation System” by Henry Homesweet
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Sara Bynoe

Interview with Vancouver comedic performer, writer, host, actor, producer and woman about town Sara Bynoe

MUSIC: “Static Minimal” by Henry Homesweet
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

More with Sara Bynoe discussing what improv can do for your creative practice:

Ben Z Cooper

An interview with Vancouver imaginographer Ben Z Cooper
MUSIC: “Tam814″ by LJ Kruzer
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Ali Bruce

An interview with Vancouver artist Ali Bruce
MUSIC: “Keep Your Eyes Open” by Tortue Super Sonic
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Jon Shaw

An interview with Vancouver artist Jon Shaw
MUSIC: “Aeropuerto” by Tortue Super Sonic
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Laura McIntosh

An interview with Vancouver artist Laura McIntosh

MUSIC: “tunnels” by The Ananas
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Mark Illing

An interview with Vancouver artist Mark Illing

MUSIC: “You Ess É!” by Tortue Super Sonic
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Jordan Turner

An interview with Vancouver artist, curator, teacher, creator of The Free Print Show and member at the Gropps Gallery Jordan Turner

Find out more about the Free Print Show and the Gropps Gallery

MUSIC: “40 Degrees” by Ergo Phizmiz
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Alison Woodward

An interview with Vancouver illustrator Alison Woodward.

MUSIC: “FB-01_#2″ by Christian Bjoerklund
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Sean Karemaker

An interview with Vancouver visual & comic artist Sean Karemaker

MUSIC: “5″ by Christian Bjoerklund
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Janna Hurtzig

An interview with Vancouver textile designer Janna Hurtzig. As Astrosatchel, Janna makes vegan bags as well as other products made from reclaimed cashmere.

MUSIC: “Point taken but I’m just going to keep saying ‘cactuses’ anyway” by ignatzthemouse
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Jorden & David Doody

An interview with Vancouver collaborative artists Jorden & David Doody. It was inspiring hearing their perspective on working together, about their process, and so much more I haven’t included here… so much so, you can see a second part below. Definitely check them out http://twoartists.net

MUSIC: “Nothing Like Captain Crunch” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

BONUS: Jorden and David Doody talk about collaboration, communication and the importance of both for their artistic work and personal relationship.

Al Roback

An interview with Vancouver’s bamboo bicycle builder Al Roback of Grass Frames

MUSIC: “Castillo” by Kupa
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Trevor Jansen

An interview with Vancouver visual media strategist (and photographer) Trevor Jansen

MUSIC: “Lakitu” by Kupa
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Aaron White

An interview with Vancouver painter Aaron White. Each week, Aaron invites a new model into his home for his own personal life drawing session. This week, he was painting two models: Kasey Riot and Gracie Perkins.

MUSIC: “Fantasmas” by Kupa
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Nomi Chi

Happy new year! Let’s start 2013 off with Vancouver illustrator and tattoo artist Nomi Chi. Nomi’s been tattooing since she was 15 years old. Now in her 20s, she also attends Emily Carr University for illustration.

MUSIC: “Kahuama” by Kupa
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Carmen Leah

An interview with artist, musician and graphic designer Carmen Leah

MUSIC: “Luminous” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Robin Thompson

An interview with illustrator and instructor Robin Thompson

MUSIC: “Fuck It” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Sherri Rogers

An interview with Vancouver artist Sherri Rogers (aka Shary Contrary). Sherri is a VFX artist and painter while Shary is organizer of the Vancouver chapter of Dr. Sketchy’s Anti Art School.

MUSIC: “Something Elated” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Amelia Alcock-White

An interview with Vancouver artist Amelia Alcock-White

MUSIC: “Like Swimming” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Colin Johnson

An interview with Vancouver artist and woodworker Colin Johnson. Yes, he built a large, wooden AT-AT liquor cabinet. You may have seen it this year at the Eastside Culture Crawl in Vancouver.

MUSIC: “Blown Out” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Nicole Dextras

An interview with Vancouver artist Nicole Dextras

MUSIC: “River Spot” by Kumon Plaza
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Michael Abraham

An interview with Vancouver painter Michael Abraham. You can see Michaels’s work at the Pop Up Gallery as part of the Phantoms in the Front Yard show In Other Words opening Friday November 9.

MUSIC: “Sidewalk Chalk” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Christyn M Hall

An interview with Vancouver painter, poet, dancer, and “explorer” Christyn M Hall

MUSIC: “Lonely Organ” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Jay Senetchko

An interview with Vancouver painter Jay Senetchko. You can see Jay’s work at the Pop Up Gallery as part of the Phantoms in the Front Yard show In Other Words opening November 9.

MUSIC: “Murmur” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Jackie Dives

An interview with Vancouver artist, doula and birth photographer Jackie Dives.
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MUSIC: “One And” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Erin Gibbs

An interview with Vancouver surface designer and illustrator Erin Gibbs.

MUSIC: “My Luck” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Howard Penning

An interview with Vancouver artist Howard Penning.

MUSIC: “As Colorful As Ever” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Rachael Ashe

An interview with Vancouver artist Rachael Ashe. Rachael works in altered books, paper cutting & photography.

MUSIC: “Quit Bitching” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Clou

An interview with Ryan Romero and Travis Collier of Vancouver creative agency Clou

MUSIC: “Salvame” by Kupa
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen
ADDITIONAL FOOTAGE: Clou

SPECIAL BONUS VIDEOS
Part 2: Entrepreneurial Spirit & Trying New Things

Part 3: How Clou Started

Jon Izen

An interview with Vancouver artist, animator and nice guy Jon Izen.

MUSIC: “dentate” by Mattisson
INTERVIEW: Amy Walker
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

SPECIAL BONUS VIDEOS
Part 2: On Parenting Creatively

Part 3: On Being Persistent, Working Collaboratively and The Adventures of Yam Roll

Sara Ross (aka Redsara)

An interview with Vancouver artist Sara Ross (aka Redsara)

MUSIC: “Red Smoke” by Lee Rosevere
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Kris G Brownlee

An interview with Vancouver painter Kris G Brownlee

MUSIC: “Infornography” by Revolution Void
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Sarah Mulder

An interview with Vancouver artist Sarah Mulder

MUSIC: “Forgotten Feelings” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Jen Sung

An interview with Out On Screen‘s Out in Schools youth outreach coordinator Jen Sung. Out in Schools uses creativity and filmmaking to engage youth on issues of homophobia and bullying.

MUSIC: “Tree Tenants” by Revolution Void
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Daphne Chan

An interview with Vancouver photographer Daphne Chan. In this interview, Daphne talks about photographing the nude, specifically the female models and how they view their bodies. This interview contains tasteful nude art photography and may not be suitable for all ages or all work places.

MUSIC: “Woodland Creatures” by Kevin Bryce
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

SPECIAL BONUS VIDEO
Daphne makes an observation about artists in NYC (note to Vancouver artists: take pride in being an artist)

Graeme Berglund

An interview with artist, administrator (The Cheaper Show), and member of Vancouver’s Arts & Culture Policy Council Graeme Berglund

MUSIC: “Hallon” by Christian Bjoerklund
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

SPECIAL BONUS VIDEO
Graeme talks about how you can help an artist in Vancouver (or anywhere)

Josue Menjivar

Interview with Vancouver comic artist Josue Menjivar
MUSIC: “Some smoke” by National Promenade Band
INTERVIEW: Amy Walker
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

SPECIAL BONUS VIDEO
Josue talks about the Illustrated Journey Youth Project:

Danielle Krysa aka The Jealous Curator

An interview with artist and art blogger Danielle Krysa aka The Jealous Curator
MUSIC: “Sub Rosa” by Remote
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Carrie McKellar

An interview with Vancouver artist Carrie McKellar
MUSIC: “X canto X” by h.
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Dacosta!

Interview with Vancouver illustrator, toy designer & “character IP developer” Dacosta!
MUSIC: “Weekend Amnesia” by Revolution Void
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Kiki Falconer

Interview with Vancouver illustrator Kiki Falconer
MUSIC: “Oval” by Mattisson
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

SPECIAL BONUS VIDEO
Kiki talks about why she’s moving to New York… but why she’ll come home to Vancouver:

Syx Langemann

Interview with Vancouver photographer Syx Langemann
MUSIC: “Fuzzy Rain Doesn’t Touch the Ground” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

SPECIAL BONUS VIDEO
Syx Langemann talks about his nude photo series “Private Portraits.” See more of the photos here. Viewer discretion is advised:

Shwa Keirstead

An interview with Vancouver artist Shwa Keirstead
MUSIC: “Chango Island” by Kupa
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Ben Worth

An interview with painter and yogi Ben Worth
*Mildly NSFW for language and graphic robot on dinosaur action*
MUSIC: “Caira” by Jalikebba Kuyateh and the Toubabs
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Colin Moore

Interview with Vancouver artist and designer Colin Moore
MUSIC: “Outer Orbit” by Revolution Void
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Mark Atomos Pilon

Interview with artist and graphic designer Mark Atomos Pilon
MUSIC: “Scattered Knowledge” by Revolution Void
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Tony Cliff

Interview with Vancouver artist, comic book writer, animator and craftsperson Tony Cliff
MUSIC: “rainbows… and then my phone rang” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Joshua Johnson

Interview with Vancouver tattoo artist, painter and sculptor Joshua Johnson
MUSIC: “Power Lines” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Monika Blichar

Interview with Vancouver art event organizer and artist Monika Blichar
MUSIC: “Precious Gloom” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

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Paul Anthony

Interview with Vancouver actor, comedian and host of live variety show Talent Time Paul Anthony
MUSIC: “Thinking about a Theme Song by Steve Bays” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Pennylane Shen

Interview with Vancouver curator, artist, writer and consultant Pennylane Shen
MUSIC: “Persistance” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

SPECIAL BONUS VIDEOS
Parts 2 & 3 of Pennylane Shen’s interview, because it’s just too good not to post:

On the portrayal of the female form in art:

On the art scene in Vancouver, BC:

Cocopunkz: Miranda Pang and Ada Fu

Interview with Vancouver collaborative team and shoe artists Cocopunkz, Miranda Pang and Ada Fu
MUSIC: “Come and Find Me” by Eric Skiff
INTERVIEW, VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Helen Eady

Interview with Vancouver artist and designer Helen Eady
MUSIC: “Found a Piano in an Empty Concert Hall” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Sheri Bakes

Interview with Vancouver painter Sheri Bakes
MUSIC: “All the Bells and Breezes” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Char Hoyt

Interview with Vancouver painter Char Hoyt
MUSIC: “Ping Pong Tournament” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Sean Orr

Interview with Vancouver artist, musician, photographer and writer Sean Orr
MUSIC: “Fragments of a Hologram Rose” by Tassels
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Jackie Klobucar

Interview with Vancouver artist Jackie Klobucar
MUSIC: “Nautilus” by Rohit Prasad
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Matt Bowen

Interview with artist and designer Matt Bowen.
MUSIC: “Singapore (1918, Rector Novelty Orchestra)” by Gilbert and Friedland
INTERVIEW: Jim Hoehnle
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Russell Alton

Interview with Vancouver artist Russell Alton
MUSIC: “Look Around You” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Soizick Meister

Interview with Vancouver artist, illustrator and designer Soizick Meister
MUSIC: “Entwine” by Rohit Prasad
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Andrea Hooge

Interview with Vancouver artist Andrea Hooge
MUSIC: “What I Need to Be Doing Right Now” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW: Hilary Henegar
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Angus Bungay

Interview with Vancouver artist and sculptor Angus Bungay
MUSIC: “I Can’t Ignore You” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW: Jim Hoehnle.

Jackson Smith

Interview with Vancouver architect, artist and designer Jackson Smith
MUSIC: “Nomad’s Land” by Rohit Prasad
INTERVIEW: Jim Hoehnle
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Jenn Brisson

Interview with Vancouver artist Jenn Brisson
MUSIC: “Do It Like This” by Groove Operator
INTERVIEW/VIDEO/EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Megan Majewski

Interview with Vancouver artist Megan Majewski
MUSIC: “RSJFoundation live at Pacific Parc” by Rotterdam Ska Jazz Foundation
INTERVIEW: Jim Hoehnle
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Brent Clowater

Interview with artist and graphic designer Brent Clowater.
MUSIC: “1.26 beat1″ by BOPD
INTERVIEW/VIDEO/EDIT: Chris Bentzen

KEL/KEL

Interview with collaborative team Kelly Chen and Kellen Fo aka KEL/KEL. They discuss how to work together and their past submissions to Hot One Inch Action and CARDED!
MUSIC: “In Shining Amour” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW: Jim Hoehnle
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Amanda McCuaig

Interview with Vancouver painter Amanda McCuaig
MUSIC: “Love Puddle” by Natalie Vermeer
INTERVIEW/VIDEO/EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Derek von Essen

Interview with Vancouver artist and designer Derek von Essen
MUSIC: “Hindou” by Lecuona Cuban Boys
INTERVIEW/VIDEO/EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Laura Eveleigh

Interview with Vancouver artist Laura Eveleigh
MUSIC: “Underclocked” by (Eric Skiff)
INTERVIEW: Jim Hoehnle
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Arleigh Wood

Interview with Vancouver artist Arleigh Wood
MUSIC: “Arpanauts” by Eric Skiff
INTERVIEW: Jim Hoehnle
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Peter Ricq

Interview with artist, designer and musician Peter Ricq
MUSIC: “Runnin’” by HUMANS
INTERVIEW/VIDEO/EDIT: Chris Bentzen

Shauna Eve

Interview with artist Shauna Eve
MUSIC: “We’re the Resistors” by Eric Skiff
INTERVIEW/VIDEO/EDIT: Chris Bentzen

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