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The Fields of the Future podcast amplifies the voices and highlights the work of scholars, artists, and writers who are injecting new narratives into object centered-thinking. Join us for engaging conversations between BGC faculty and fellows and their guests.

Fields of the Future Bard Graduate Center

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The Fields of the Future podcast amplifies the voices and highlights the work of scholars, artists, and writers who are injecting new narratives into object centered-thinking. Join us for engaging conversations between BGC faculty and fellows and their guests.

    S2E8: Alejandro de Avila Blomberg

    S2E8: Alejandro de Avila Blomberg

    In this episode, Jessie Mordine Young speaks with Alejandro de Avila Blomberg, the founding director of the Ethnobotanical Garden and curator at the Oaxaca Textile Museum in Oaxaca, Mexico. They discuss his career in anthropology, the history of cochineal, and the evolution of biodiversity in the region.

    • 46 min
    S2E7: Molly and Lara Manzanares—The Artistry Behind a Weaving Business and Workshop

    S2E7: Molly and Lara Manzanares—The Artistry Behind a Weaving Business and Workshop

    In this episode, Juliana Fagua-Arias speaks with Molly and Lara Manzanares from Tierra Wools about life as sheep ranchers, the musicality of weaving, and the intersection between business, artistry, and education.

    • 43 min
    S2E6: Larissa Nez—On Decolonizing Institutions

    S2E6: Larissa Nez—On Decolonizing Institutions

    In this episode, Jessie Mordine Young speaks with Larissa Nez about her contributions to the exhibition Color Riot at the Montclair Art Museum, where she currently is an Art Table Fellow. They also discuss how, in her curatorial career, she is advocating for decolonial disciplines and talk about the individual and collective experience of life on the reservation during a global pandemic.

    • 46 min
    S2E5: Porfirio Gutiérrez—Color as a Form of Storytelling

    S2E5: Porfirio Gutiérrez—Color as a Form of Storytelling

    In this episode, Jessie Mordine Young speaks with Porfirio Gutiérrez about his textile art and its connection to place, specifically to his homeland of Teotitlán del Valle. They also talk about his relationship with natural dye and color and how his practice is deeply rooted in ancestral knowledge.

    • 27 min

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