Mierle Laderman Ukeles: “Everything I do is Art is Art” After the birth of her first child in the 70s, performance artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles noticed that the public’s perception of her as artist was overshadowed by her new role as “mother”. As a response to that shift in the external perception of her identity, […]
Make It Matter
1. The material or substance of a discourse, book, etc., often as distinguished from the form
2. Something of consequence
Ask restaurant-owner and chef, George Diacos if pizza can change the world, and he won’t hesitate in his answer. Read more and find out how George uses his creative life to bring strangers together and make people happy.
At the young age of 23, Robbie Coburn has startled the literary world with the rawness and power of his words. In this interview, he talks about his love for poet Alan Ginsberg, as well as why he’s now working on a novel about sex.
Talk to author Geoffrey McSkimming and two things will stand out: his utter passion for his work and his equal passion for wife and co-creator, magician Sue-Anne Webster. In this interview, the bestselling author tells his secret to expertly blending work and love. Also, discover why after 25 years of having his work published by other people, he’s decided to go it alone.
I postpone my interview with rapper, slam poet and writer Omar Musa because I’m trapped at the hairdressers with foils in my hair. It’s a slightly embarrassing reason for moving our arranged time forward, but I decide to text him with the truth of why I am running late. The reply: genial, to say the least.
As a filmmaker and podcaster, I operate in an audio and visual media, so I’m always giving voice to my beliefs and thoughts. I seek to inspire. I seek to empower through my own work and through what I put out into the world.
First impression of painter and sculptor Craig Waddell is that he’s not holding back. He’ll tell you about his numerous accomplishments – from professional cricketer to award-winning artist.
From songwriter to performer to visual artist, Lin van Hek’s work has covered the gamut of creative expression. In this very beautiful interview, van Hek’s responses give an insight into her influences, visions for the world and her total refusal to abide externally imposed boundaries in her artistic life.
Actress and writer Noémie Kocher appeared on my Skype screen; a vision of true elegance. I thought that we’d be chatting about her extensive film, television and stage career – and we did. But as well, the conversation quickly turned to issues of politics, power and her vision for a better future.
Ask Jules Faber what the most important ingredient is to living a creative life. He’ll begin to answer, then his daughter will interrupt him to tell him she’s just lost a tooth (the second for the week). He’ll acknowledge her, then slip back into his discussion with you as easily as you can imagine. Adaptability, he’ll say. And you believe him.