Month: June 2007



The Business of Art: A Conversation with Shaun Leonardo

Combining the costuming and symbolism of Lucha Libre (Latin American professional wrestling) with the physicality and athleticism of American pro wrestling, Shaun Leonardo (aka El Conquistador, or just El C.)’s performances notoriously rouse stoic art audiences to cheer and squeal like they’re at a sporting event. And they are, in a sense. Since 2004, Leonardo…

The Business of Art: A Conversation with Richard Marriott

For over 30 years Richard Marriott has been active as a composer, performer, and instrument builder. He has written extensively for film, television, dance, video games, interactive art installations, and opera. His recent compositions are notable for their seamless mixture of western and eastern elements, reflecting his studies with a variety of musicians—Pauline Oliveros, Dominick…