Time Sensitive is a podcast that features candid, revealing portraits of curious and courageous people in business, the arts, and beyond who have a distinct perspective on time. Co-hosts Spencer Bailey and Andrew Zuckerman respectively interview a leading mind who has made a profound impact in their field, contributed to the larger conversation, and is concerned with the planet we all share.
Glenn Adamson on Craft as a Reflection of Ourselves
Curator and scholar Glenn Adamson talks about the value of hand-formed objects, the relationship between time and craft, and the discipline’s essential, often complicated role in the history of human progress.
Trevor Paglen on Art in the Age of Mass Surveillance and Artificial Intelligence
Artist Trevor Paglen talks about the impacts of surveillance, deserts as sites of secrecy, and the value of trying to perceive forces that seem impossible to see.
Maira Kalman on Walking and Looking as a Way of Life
New York–based artist and author Maira Kalman talks about observation as a creative act, the allure of books, the importance of not thinking, and performing daily rituals as a means for staying sane.
Kevin Beasley on Confronting the Social and Cultural Underlayers of Objects
New York–based artist Kevin Beasley talks about contemplating the multifarious contexts, meanings, and histories of particular objects; sound as a means for greater understanding; and the role of repetition in reshaping history.
Rosanne Cash on Moving Forward by Confronting the Past
Singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash talks about her long-standing work as an activist, the healing power of music, and continually revisiting history as a means for personal and artistic evolution.
Billie Tsien on Imbuing Buildings With Feeling
Architect Billie Tsien talks about designing structures as containers for life, why history doesn’t unfold in a straight line, and architecture as both an honor and a responsibility.