This week on the show, a conversation with artist Melissa Brown. Melissa’s kaleidoscopic prints and collages draw on graphics from lottery tickets, playing cards and currency to explore questions of value and fantasy. I dropped by her studio to talk about dumpster diving for lottery tickets, something called a”Hexahexaflexagon” and what it’s like to make a woodcut print with a steamroller.
Hexahexaflexagon, 2009, Two tesselated prints installed, Woodcut on hand dyed paper with stencil, 64 in x 192 in
$2485 in Discarded Scratch Off Tickets, 28 in x 28in
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
Aliah Sheffield is the singer/songwriter also known as Nikkie Aliah. Her song, “Earth is Ghetto,” recently went viral and she chatted with Nikkiesha about what led her to her viral moment, her musical inspirations, and what she hopes and plans to do next… oh, and tequila. This podcast is… | listen
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