Subtext & Discourse
Interview with Peggy Sue Amison | EP24 Subtext & Discourse

Interview with Peggy Sue Amison | EP24 Subtext & Discourse

May 25, 2020

Peggy Sue Amison is the Artistic Director for East Wing - a platform for photography founded in Doha, Qatar. As a curator, writer, strategist, mentor and photographic consultant, Peggy Sue has collaborated with numerous emerging and established photographers, festivals and publications internationally.

Prior to working with East Wing, Peggy Sue was Artistic Director of Sirius Arts Centre in Ireland (2001 – 2014) where she headed a multidisciplinary visual arts and residency programme. Her passion lies in creating synergies between artists and professional organisations.

Peggy Sue has been an invited speaker, juror and critic at numerous meeting places for photography and contests including board member of Belfast Photo Festival from 2012 - 2016. For the last six years she has also contributed to the development of the artist residency programme, PICTURE BERLIN in Germany.

Peggy Sue has curated exhibitions in Dubai, Ireland, Berlin, Poland, Denmark and China, written for various international photographic publications and artist catalogues and has independently produced photographic events.

Interview with Peggy Sue Amison recorded by Michael Dooney on 25. April 2020 between Berlin & San Diego with Squadcast.

Photo by Michael MacSweeney / Provision, In Transit at Crawford Art Gallery, Cork Ireland.

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Interview with Joséphine Demerliac | EP23 Subtext & Discourse

Interview with Joséphine Demerliac | EP23 Subtext & Discourse

May 11, 2020

Joséphine Demerliac (b.1992 Paris) is a Berlin based film director. Her first experience as a writer and producer was at 17 years old, staging a one time musical in Burgundy, France. After an Erasmus at the Freie Universität Berlin, she completed her Master in Economics at Sorbonne University, Paris. Since graduating, Joséphine has been living and working in Berlin where she regularly collaborates with other international artists.

Parallel to working for award-winning production companies and technology startups, Joséphine has been shooting music videos for both her own compositions and other artists. In 2017 her piece La Bombe was nominated for the Berlin Music Video Awards, where it was screened alongside Coldplay, Massive Attack and Jamie XX. Her debut feature length film Le Soleil Brûle starring actors Dimitri Stapfer, Cecil von Renner and Zou is soon to be released.

Interview with Joséphine Demerliac recorded by Michael Dooney on 16. April 2020 in Berlin, Germany.

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