Artist Anna Breininger and try to pin down kitsch only to realize has transcended irony, and evolved in meaning.
Five LH Intel members stop by to talk their experiences running for Neighborhood Council. We talk about Los Angeles history, the brewery Arts Complex, gentrification, gerrymandering, voter suppression, homelessness, smear pieces, and Luxury apartments built on toxic superfund sight.
Artist Kale talks about the political context of midwestern landscapes, and how they represent an late stage capitalist aesthetic, before we get into a thoughtful discussion about the challenges of being both anti racist and advocating for class solidarity.
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Artist Deidre Colgan Jones talks about living in different American cities as an Irish woman from Dublin, before we discuss the decision making process I went though collecting items for the treasure hunt she sent me on.
Artist Annie Compean talks about her obsession with collecting and arranging objects to paint, while taking us on a visual tour of her practice, from influences, to current work
Artist Adrienne Sacks talks about cuteness as a capitalist aesthetic, and worries she is the only one seeing it everywhere she goes.
This week I break down the first months of the Biden Era. It's not off to a great start.
Drawing inspiration from Pandataria, an island where Roman Emperors banished their daughters, artist Elin Karlsson describes how she writes fiction to support her visual art practice, and get a deeper understanding of the philosophical questions about sexuality she explores.
Artist, and co host of El Puente Podcast Michael, Anthony Garcia talks about the influence science fiction has on his art practice, and the importance of making a conscious effort to envision positive outcomes for marginalized people.
Artist Surge Witrön and I go on a range of side tangents as we discuss his early interest in horticulture.
An Anonymous representative of Lincoln Heights Intel details the fight against USC, the City of Los Angeles, and luxury apartments built on Toxic super fund sights.
Artist Sofia Heftersmith talks about the freedom she feels when she sets out with the intention of making a bad painting.
Artist Michelle Morby talks about her interest in setting up interactions, the roll science plays in her practice and how she started a zoo to connect with people during covid quarantine. We then debate Trumps social media ban for the second hour.
Artist Cristina Victor talks about her experiences in the world of vexillology (flag design) as the vibe gets super cuban. Scarface, Communism, Spies, and Republicans, we get into what it's like to be exiles of El Exilio Cubano.
Artist Chelsea Flowers does her hair while we talk.
Artist Dawn Okoro breaks down her use of metal leafs, like gold and copper, in her painting, and how she uses it to elevate and obscure her subject matter.
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Artist EJ Son and I compare the Australian and American government's response to covid 19 before getting into the complicated relationship between Japanese and Korean culture, and her quest to make a peppermint sword.
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Artist @zeina_baltagi and I talk about the differences and similarities in our relationship to European Colonialism and American Imperialism.
Artist and Student @feedartiste takes us back to art school, where we all first became acquainted with ominous self doubt.
Abdiel Lopez returns to talk about the work they've been doing in isolation to deprogram themself from the white supremacy they've internalized. How do the constructs of gender, and race imposed on a body exist when that body is alone for months at a time. We also delv into Abdiel's emerging drag persona, and performance art practice.
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Artist Lorenzo Baker Returns to talk about the social changes that have taken place since the last time we spoke about Anti Blackness and White Supremacy.
Matt Miranda from the Starts in Epistemic Bottoming episode returns.
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Artists @andreterreljackson talks about the history of stripes, how race impacts one’s ability to access masculinity, as defined by normative gender standards, and intersectionality as a conversation about power over of one focused on oppression.
Artist and Photographer @lichellemisa gives us a primer on how to select the perfect film camera for you, by taking us on a journey through her experiences shooting with ten different film cameras (and one digital). Throwing hard shade at "Film Bros," Michelle shows us that the best camera's are not always the most hyped, and how the camera you shoot with will affect the relationship you have with your subject. A genuinely passionate conversation that will make you want to break out your cameras and shoot again.
Artist Gozié Ojini talks about his research into the Large Hadron Collider at Cern, intentionally growing black mold, and how his scientific research folds into his art practice. We talk a little art, a little science, and a little mysticism in the first episode I recorded after the Corona lockdown began back in march.
Artist and Musician Cat Lauigan and I process the sadness of George Floyd's murder after the first day of riots in Minneapolis. We share experiences we have had with the Amy Coopers in our lives, before reminiscing on the influence the Rave scene had on us as artists. Loud techno, beautiful flyers, nootropic bars, and RAVER FASHION lead us into a conversation about Cat's natural dying practice, in which she makes period inspired clothing of an invented origin using recycled fabrics and natural dying techniques.
In this solo episode, I revisit Universal Basic Income, and Isaiah Berlin's Two Concepts of Liberty in relation to the Covid 19 pandemic response.