On Mass Cultural Council's podcast, Creative Minds Out Loud, American Repertory Theater's Diane Paulus and Diane Borger share how they think about risk, and what it means to have "high tolerance for disequilibrium" that permeates the entire culture of an organization. "We don't sit in a room in our meetings... and talk about the risk," says American Repertory Theater Terrie … [Read more...]
Highlighting the work and voices of individual artists.
Richard Limber, a multi-disciplinary artist living and working on Martha's Vineyard, shares how an unconventional creative practice leads to his probing body of work. Creativity has no categories Have you ever "nudged" a stationary car with your moving house/studio? If you do, it's best to hit a car from New Jersey. This gave me rural street cred when I moved one of … [Read more...]
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. This month, we asked: How have health issues impacted your art – or vice versa? Judith Klausner, multi-disciplinary artist I think there are a variety of ways in which my experience of chronic migraines has influenced my art. Most explicitly, my recent series of work Coming Out of the … [Read more...]
Cape Cod artist and environmentalist Gin Stone uses dyed reclaimed longline fishing gear to create her work. Here she discusses her process and how her environmental awareness directly influences her use of materials. I like to start out with a group of keywords that I use to describe myself and my work: multi-media artist humane taxidermy retired fishing gear … [Read more...]
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. This month, we asked: Why is it important to you to incorporate real stories or real people into your art? Margo Guernsey, filmmaker Storytelling is as old as human beings. For me, telling real stories about real people is a way to ground us in a deeper understanding of who we are in this … [Read more...]