Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. This month, we asked: If you could deliver one message to yourself as a younger artist, what would it be? Jo Ann Rothschild, painter When I had just moved to Boston and had just gotten my BA, I went to the Boston Visual Artists' Union for companionship and information. I complained to an … [Read more...]
Highlighting the work and voices of individual artists.
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. Artists usually specialize in one art form, but some artists thrive working in multiple - sometimes very different - disciplines. This month, we asked artists who work in multiple disciplines: What impact (if any) do the different art forms have on each other, in your practice? Jill Maio, … [Read more...]
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. A while back, we asked curators, editors, and presenters (aka artistic gatekeepers) for one piece of advice they'd give to artists. This month, we're turning the tables and asking artists, What is ONE THING you wish more gatekeepers would incorporate into their selection process? Dana … [Read more...]
Cambridge playwright Amy Merrill collaborated with Iraqi artist Elham Nasser Al-Zabeedy to create "The Song Which Has Forgotten to Grow Older," a play with music. The play will be performed twice in June - Friday, June 15, 2018, 7 PM, Atlantic Wharf in Boston and Sunday, June 24, 2018, Arts at the Armory in Somerville - as part of Her Story Is, an evening of performances and … [Read more...]
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. This month, we asked, How do you deal with stress and burn-out, as an artist? Kavita Pillay, filmmaker If being stressed out earned awards, I'd have a shelf lined with trophies. And for those of us who excel at stress, what a time to be alive! Last summer, after too many late nights … [Read more...]