Talking to Lizzy Karp and Ken Tsui about burning questions like how many fucks should one actually give? Do you need to be in emotional turmoil to make good work? We also discuss the evolution of Rain City Chronicles and whether Jay-Z and Beyoncé are in an open marriage.
Taking a look at neurotic perfectionism and what that means in a profession where it literally pays to be a perfectionist. Also Matty Vu and Ivan Decker lighten the mood with their live sets from our last SAD Comedy show.
A quick review of Stefan Sagmeister’s Happy Film followed by a chat with Pat Kelly from CBC’s This is That. Talking about comedy and how he and his pals get to play make-believe for a living.
Pam starts things off right by telling her inner critic to STFU followed by a special guest interview conducted by SAD Co-publisher Michelle Cyca. Michelle talks with Megan Lau and Kristin Cheung of The Future is You and Me, a leadership program designed to support young women of colour.
Talking about being creative in the city and cultivating connections with artist and co-founder of the Tin Can Studio, Caroline Ballhorn.
Here is a link to EMMA Talks which Caroline mentions in the interview. The core purpose of EMMA talks is to bring important stories by women identified writers, activists, thinkers, storytellers, makers and doers, from the periphery to the public, sounds pretty cool!
Discussing how multidisciplinary artist Lindsey Hampton went from graphic design to ceramics and how less really is more when it comes to her art practice. Also thoughts on why vinyl records, film photography and ceramics are so popular nowadays anyway. With music from Pale Red.
See Lindsey Hampton speak at Pecha Kucha Feb 19th, 2017.
Artist and Art Director for Visual Display at Aritzia, Ben Skinner is a man of many talents. This episode he shares his experience working on multiple projects and his love of using and collecting different materials. If you ever wanted to know how flocking works, this is right up your alley.
Discussing breaking the rules at work. Plus we talk with multidisciplinary artist Kuh Del Rosario about how using different materials pushes her artwork and her new exciting project abroad.
Hear Kuh speak more about her personal journey as an artist with a focus on her experience building the Elmo’s House Artist Residency in the Philippines at her talk November 30th at Thrive Studio.
Fatima Dhowre lifts our spirits with her set from our last SAD Comedy show.
Do professional writers use the word “woke”? How do you order from the Starbucks secret menu? Is the world, in fact, flat? Find out the answers to these burning questions and more in an interview with writer Meredyth Cole. Also a quick look at diversity in creative fields and how 3% Conference is looking to change that.
Where is the grossest place to “do your business” in Vancouver? We chat with instagram’s foremost authority on relieving yourself in this city @bathroomsofyvr. Also a quick look at VIFF’s new wordmark and identity. (And I know I say Ep. 32 but it’s really 33, oops).
Jane Stanton live from our SAD Comedy Show earlier this year.