(un)making
Issue

8.4 / (un)making

January 20 2017

Introduction

(un)making is a podcast hosted by visual artist, Weston Teruya. He welcomes artists, arts administrators, and cultural workers of color to get real about their lives, practices, and careers. Each episode is an in-depth look into how art gets made, but more importantly how these folks are seeing to the system of art’s (UN)making.

 

 

 

Featured Episodes: 
Episode 1: Gaye Chan
Episode 3: Grace Rosario Perkins
Episode 7: Postcommodity
Episode 9: Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo
Episode 10: Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik & Lee Ann S. Wang
Episode 11: Hank Willis Thomas
Episode 19: Kimberly Drew
Episode 23: Taraneh Hemami
Episode 24: Trisha Lagaso Goldberg
Episode 32: Barnali Ghosh & Anirvan Chatterjee

Columns

Episode 1: Gaye Chan

Episode 1: Gaye Chan

By Weston Teruya

“I think that the Free Store allows us to see our irrational fear of the stranger.”

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Episode 3: Grace Rosario Perkins

Episode 3: Grace Rosario Perkins

By Weston Teruya

“I want other people of color to have a space to create this sort of dialogue or network...that’s where the real stuff is going to actually happen.”

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Episode 7: Postcommodity

Episode 7: Postcommodity

By Weston Teruya

“[The work is] really about indigenous self determination. Whatever form that takes. It’s really about celebrating that, acknowledging it, and connecting those narratives to the public.”

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Episode 19: Kimberly Drew

Episode 19: Kimberly Drew

By Weston Teruya

“I like the idea that you can build more of an artillery of images and things that you have to base your own taste levels off of.”

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Episode 23: Taraneh Hemami

Episode 23: Taraneh Hemami

By Weston Teruya

Taraneh Hemami builds platforms for artists and activists to gather, find ways to address past traumas, create work, and weave together a collective institutional memory. 

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Episode 24: Trisha Lagaso Goldberg

Episode 24: Trisha Lagaso Goldberg

By Weston Teruya

Trisha Lagaso Goldberg creates platforms to support artists in Hawaiʻi through exhibitions, programming, and her work as the Public Art Project Manager for the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture & the Arts.

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Episode 32: Barnali Ghosh & Anirvan Chatterjee

Episode 32: Barnali Ghosh & Anirvan Chatterjee

By Weston Teruya

The Berkeley South Asian Radical History Walking Tour guides people across downtown Berkeley as they share stories that explore the multigenerational and intersectional work of South Asian Americans in the region.

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