In this Episode we get into conversation with Artist Micah BlackLight who is a ‘ light-working, illustrating, dancing, singing, rhyming, designing, writing, performing, fashion designing, motivational speaking, empowerment coaching Inspiration Engine’. The most recent project Micah BlackLight has created and which we talk thoroughly about in this podcast is his illustrated Erotic Novel CULT OF THE SERPENTARI.
In this episode we hear how Artist Jason Lujan seeks to normalize Indigenous presence and narratives within the greater global fabric, equal to any other cultural group, investing contemporary Native American culture with an international sense of place. We hear further about his references of urban and non-American imagery to create work that is hybridized, creating images reflective of the layering of transcultural experiences.
In this episode we hear how Artist Dylan McLaughlin finds a sustainable creative outlet through filmmaking. Dylan looks back over the past couple of years at the friendships he has carved out while creating visual portraits of Artists for various museums and galleries. He talks on collaboration and of his personal creative experience with the medium of film.
In this Episode we hear how Artist Rulan Tangen holds a deep and thorough understanding of dance as a cultural, artistic, educational and commercial medium that can renew culture, cross-pollinate other art forms, express diversity, inspire social/personal/environmental healing, strengthen communities, integrate language and can have a positive effect towards other components of worldview.
Māori artist and photorgrapher Te Rawhitiroa Bosch evokes the magic and intensity of the human experience with his work. In this podcast Te Rawhitiroa shares how he has come to his unique and empowering photographic style which focuses on people, performance, and our relationship to place.