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The Art of the Democracy is a show focused on artists and designers doing important and meaningful work when it’s needed most. To inspire us to resist, to relate over shared indignance, to give us a much-needed laugh in our often somber and tumultuous time.

The Art of the Democracy is a show focused on artists and designers doing important and meaningful work when it’s needed most. To inspire us to resist, to relate over shared indignance, to give us a much-needed laugh in our often somber and tumultuous time.
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United States

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The Art of the Democracy is a show focused on artists and designers doing important and meaningful work when it’s needed most. To inspire us to resist, to relate over shared indignance, to give us a much-needed laugh in our often somber and tumultuous time.

Twitter:

@aodshow

Language:

English


Episodes

002: Chris Piascik - @chrispiascik

1/25/2019
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Our guest for this episode is the incomparably prolific, daily-drawing artist, Chris Piascik. Chris has been an avid politically charged artist for his whole career, and has a body of powerful work, the size of which is simply unmatched. We talk about the consequences of being a strong political voice as an artist, what it’s like to stick to a creative pursuit every day for over a decade, through wildly different political climates, and more. — Chris Piascik (http://chrispiascik.com)...

Duration:00:34:00

001: Annica Lydenberg - @dirtybandits

1/21/2019
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Welcome to the first official episode of the Art of the Democracy, it’s finally here! I’m so thrilled to bring you this conversation today with one of my friends and favorite artists, from Brooklyn, NY — Annica Lydenberg, or as you may know her online, by her studio name and social handle, Dirty Bandits. We get into some really interesting discussion about how your upbringing and your family’s values can have such a strong effect on how easy or difficult it is for you to be a vocal, publicly...

Duration:00:41:55

000: Introducing: The Art of the Democracy

1/6/2019
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Introducing The Art of the Democracy, an audio series on the power of art and creativity in historically inelegant times. Follow along as we speak with artists, designers, musicians and more, about what drives them to create the compelling, important work that this era so desperately needs to survive, and what our present day means for the future of art and creativity. Featuring an excerpt of an incredible speech from James Baldwin on the artist's struggle for integrity. Presented by ALFA:...

Duration:00:08:02