This weekly podcast brings listeners joy and comfort for these uncertain times.
The Akron Art Museum’s staff shares insights from their own lives combined with conversations about the collection and interviews with regional artists and musicians.
Join us every Tuesday.
This week the topic is Process. Seema and Gina discuss the different processes they’ve been going through during COVID and how artists work through extensive processes to get to a final result.
Deep Dive with Reggie: “Craig Lucas,” Herbert Ascherman, 2001
Reggie talks about how the careful balance between mystery and the daily slog of artists’ creative processes.
Pollock, film, 2000
Shop Talk with Michael Loderstedt
Loderstedt is an artist living and working in Cleveland, OH. Retired as a Professor Emeritus from Kent State University, he is currently the proprietor of the Photocentric Gallery and working on a memoir series about growing up in the Outer Banks. Loderstedt has works in the Akron Art Museum’s collection, as his collaborative alphabet series with artist Craig Lucas was featured during the museum’s Serial Intent exhibit in 2017. Listen as he discusses his collaborative relationship with Lucas, his love of all things salty, and his upcoming projects.
Works in Akron Art Museum’s Collection: https://akronartmuseum.org/collection/?artist=1217
Relief Podcast Music
Jordan King is a multi-instrumentalist based in Kent, Ohio. Through his music project, Swell Tides, he has worked with Akron Recording Company and Electric Company Records. His work has been featured in the Devil Strip, Cleveland Scene, Akron Recording Company’s Where the Hell is Akron, OH? Vol. 2. Find Swell Tides on Bandcamp and Spotify, and stay in tune with upcoming shows on Instagram @swelltides
Relief Podcast is made possible with support from the Ohio Arts Council.