Over the last year or so of knowing her, Kiirstin Marilyn and I have stood side by side at protests, video sets, and soon we will be sharing a stage together. She is a powerhouse activist, a brilliant artist, and now a good friend. Continue reading →
Donny Moss and I have run in the same activist circles in New York City for quite some time, so it was really great to finally chat with him one on one about his activism and how it interweaves with his creative work. Continue reading →
I am a gigantic John Sakars fan, and am proud to call him a friend and collaborator. He’s always fun to talk to, and here we chat about his process, his remarkable creative output, and the secret to his seemingly limitless positivity. Continue reading →
I sometimes feel a bit insecure talking with visual artists. I know so little about that world, so I fear I won’t have the knowledge or even basic vocabulary to carry on a worthwhile conversation. Enter painter Jane O’Hara, whose charming approachability is matched only by her fascinating path as an artist who makes works about animals. She was an absolute treasure on this week’s podcast. Continue reading →
Carrie Hawks is a filmmaker whose film, black enuf* explores their journey as “a queer oddball seeking approval from black peers despite a serious lack of hip-hop credentials.” This animated documentary playfully explores race and self-acceptance through Carrie’s experience, and interviews with their family and friends.