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7m 59s

Frida Kahlo and the Art of Pain

Host William D. Caballero explores the work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, an artist who communicated her pain in her art, and how pain can be a powerful vehicle for creative expression. He also speaks with video game developer Zhenghua Yang speaks about overcoming a life-threatening illness, and dedicating his life to creating video games that help people.

5m 40s

Immigrants - We Get the Job Done

Host William D. Caballero talks with illustrator and game designer Gonzalo Alvarez about how the Broadway musical "Hamilton" created a new level of respect for the countless of individuals who come to this country in search of freedom and opportunity.

6m 25s

Ancestry and the Single Story (Part 2)

Host William D. Caballero introduces the notion of a Single Story, a phrase coined by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Building upon Part 1 with undocumented, queer spoken word artist Yosimar Reyes, they explore why it is the responsibility of artists of color to create powerful art in their own unique voice.

5m 16s

Book Review - "The War of Art" by Steven Pressfield

Host William D. Caballero reviews “The War of Art” by Steven Pressfield, a book that explores resistance as the enemy that stands in the way of every artist who doubts him/herself, and how embracing self-discipline overcomes this obstacle.

4m 57s

Ancestry and the Single Story (Part 1)

Host William D. Caballero talks with undocumented, queer spoken word artist Yosimar Reyes about the creation of Latin American identity and the dangerous impact of a society that excludes people from contributing culturally, due to the color of their skin, how they worship, and who they love.

4m 35s

Practical Info from the Creative Coaches

Host William D. Caballero invites all of the season’s creative coaches to share their practical advice on what emerging artists can do to stay creative, innovative, and productive.

5m 30s

Creativity and Diverse Thinking

In order to write about another person’s experience, we must be able to channel the inner-connectivity found within us all. Host William D. Caballero talks with Rikki Beadle-Blair about channeling the inner-connectivity found within us all by creating more and more art, pushing the boundaries of what your unique creative voice can express.

6m 31s

I Am Enough: The Art of Social Change

Host William D. Caballero talks with folk singer Heather Mae about channeling the energy from your illness, disability, or self-doubt into work that encapsulates who you are, and the powerful social causes you believe in.

5m 37s

Everyone's a Critic!

Host William D. Caballero talks with fashion designer Samantha Black about channeling both positive and negative feedback to help shape your artistic voice, and why the most prolific artists trusted their voices, not in the opinion of critics.

Fascinating. Entertaining.

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