“Riding the Bevel” with Shirley Tse
For the Season 1 finale of The Material Girls Podcast, Kelly and Lucinda interview sculptor Shirley Tse about her practice and most recent sculpture Negotiated Differences which was exhibited at the Hong Kong pavilion of the Venice Biennale in 2019. The two hosts learn about cutting styrofoam with wood tools, a Moroccan technique of woodturning using one’s toes, and which trees are on the endangered species list. Shirley reflects on protesting at Tiananmen Square, how she ended up as an artist in Los Angeles, and the basics of 3D printing. Come listen and learn what peg legs, bowling pins, and pepper grinders have in common and stay tuned for Season 2! Go to our Instagram @MaterialGirlsPodcast to see images of Shirley's work along with other subjects mentioned in today's podcast!