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Why is art so hard to understand? Carla and I don't know either. So we're attempting to explore questions about art, design and creativity and explain what we find.

Why is art so hard to understand? Carla and I don't know either. So we're attempting to explore questions about art, design and creativity and explain what we find.
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Why is art so hard to understand? Carla and I don't know either. So we're attempting to explore questions about art, design and creativity and explain what we find.

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@dombrady

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English


Episodes

Art is King

11/11/2014
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This episode we speak with Delta Tango Mike aka Danny Flores of the Art is King lecture/panelseries and podcast about arts podcasting, the year in ATL arts and the role of government with the arts. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud or Stitcher keyword: artsxcraft "I never took any art classes. Noone told me there were art classes. I didn't know there were art schools. I knew art because there are murals all over L.A." - Danny Flores

Funding your art

10/13/2014
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This episode we explore how to fund art and art organizations.We speak to Susanah Darrow of Burnaway Magazine (www.burnaway.org)and Atlanta-Based artist and graphic designer Mister Soul (http://www.mistersoul216.com/). "At some point you've got to come away from the hustle." - MisterSoul

Duration: 00:46:33


SPECIAL: The Afro punk epsiode

10/3/2014
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We talk with Afro punk organizers Matthew Morgan and Joceyln Cooper about this weekend's Atlanta show, about the birth of the Afro punk movement and about the future of Afro punk in Atlanta.

Duration: 00:42:20


Revisiting Public Art

9/8/2014
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We speak with artist Michi Meko and art academic Kristin Jaurez about what public art means and what it means in Atlanta. "The job of resurrectors is to wake up the dead" - Michi Meko

Duration: 00:48:59


Exploring Documentary Arts

8/11/2014
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We chat with Atlanta-based documentary filmmakers and a documentary photographer about their process, their start and their work. "In filmmaking the Director is God but in documentary filmmaking God is the Director." -- Artemus Jenkins. As always, visit artsxcraft.comfor full raw interviews with each of our guests and other goodies.

Duration: 00:33:43


Design Matters

7/14/2014
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We talk with Atlanta visual artists about the idea of responsibility in an image-saturated media landscape. "I've watched it happen. I've watched people see design or communication come across them and just watched the inspiration wash over them." -- Ciera Tavana

Duration: 00:24:33


What is Art collection?

3/26/2014
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It doesn't take long to hear the term "collection," "art collection" or art collector in the art world. What do those terms mean? We ask Karen Comer-Lowe, Jerry Thomas and Miya Bailey to help us find out. Karen Comer-Low is an adjunct Professor atSpelman Collegewhere she teaches visual arts. She’s also a curator at the Rialto, an art buyer and more. Jerry Thomasis an art collector and archivist of African-American art based in Atlanta, Ga. Miya Baileyis a founder and owner of City of Ink...

Duration: 00:28:27


Why in my backyard?

3/26/2014
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Murals, street performance, statues, busking. Are they important? Are they necessarily a good thing?Art in the Public Sphere: Why in my backyard? We ask a group of artists and designers to explore the topic with us. Music:Illastrate- “1ne 4 you”DJ Variable- “Tribal” Credits:Arts & Craft is produced, written and edited by Carla Aaron-Lopez & Dom Brady for Abenghorn Media and IamKingCarla. Distributed by Arts Beats & Lyrics Radio at ablradio.comMixing by Dom BradyGraphic Design by Carla...

Duration: 00:34:51


What does an artist look like?

3/26/2014
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Have you ever seen someone on the street or in a class and thought, "THAT person looks creative?" I have. Carla hadn't. But we wondered if there was a method to determining whether or not someone is creative or artistic by the way they present themself. We were suprised with what we found. Music: Jay-Z / Fela Kuti - "Rock Boys" Nigerian Gangster Remix by Mike Love.Illastrate- “1ne 4 you”DJ Variable- “Tribal” Credits:Arts & Craft is produced, written and edited by Carla Aaron-Lopez & Dom...

Duration: 00:13:43


What is Art?

3/26/2014
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It seems like it's never easy to get an clear answer describing what Art is. Why is one specific item art and another something else? Carla and I ask the question“What is art?" We explore the idea with: Fahamu Pecou - fahamupecouart.comNikita Gale - nikitagale.comProf. Robert Brown - Chair of Printmaking at SCAD ATLMichi Meko - michimeko.com Music byIllastrate- “1ne 4 you”DJ Variable- “Tribal”OutKast - “Liberation”GooDie MoB - “Guess Who”Vera Hall - “Death Have Mercy” from Alan Lomax’s...

Duration: 00:30:06