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 Play. Seema and Gina discuss how to stay playful during times of stress and how artists use play in their work.
Deep Dive with Reggie: “New York,” Helen Levitt
Reggie talks about how photographer Helen Levitt captured play in her work and how she invites play in her viewers.
Additional works from the “New York” series
Shop Talk with Alexandria Couch
Couch is an artist living and working in Akron, Ohio. She is currently in her last semester of her undergraduate degree at the University of Akron. Couch utilizes a variety of media in each of her works, including printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, and textiles.
Only at Home Inside Your Head in Akron Art Museum’s Art Library Collection: https://www.akronlibrary.org/locations/main-library/culture-av-division/akron-art-library/alexandria-couch-only-at-home-inside-your-head
Downtown Akron Partnership- https://www.downtownakron.com
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.