Future Prairie Radio is a podcast that examines the future of art, design, and culture through the eyes of marginalized artists. We go beyond AI, robotics, and new currencies to investigate the humanist and ethical values that intersect with contemporary life and technology.
S3E15: Through Questions About Hands with Arcadia Trueheart
Painter Arcadia Trueheart on her project "Handmade Stories Live", a multi-media theater performance that invites the audience to explore how our hands hold formative and enduring stories about who we are and our role in the world.
S3E14: Take it All In with Kelly Harland
Perfumer Kelly Harland on founding her small-batch fragrance house, Crosby Elements, which is known for botanical, naturally-derived scents inspired by travel, nostalgia, and intuition.
S3E13: No Spectators Allowed with Kanani Koster
Award-winning filmmaker Kanani Koster on reclaiming nostalgic tropes and aesthetics for diverse audience members who've historically been left off-screen.
S3E12: The Art Part with Michael Davis-Yates
DJ and speaker designer Michael Davis-Yates on “Custom Mathematics”, a series of speakers he designed and hand-built from the ground up, inspired by teachings from the Nation of Islam as well as the spirit of classic vintage boomboxes.
S3E11: Tracing this Story with Ameera Saahir
Painter Ameera Saahir on her series of paintings called “Uninhabitable Living Conditions”. The pieces connect historical images of slave ships and sharecropping with transitional housing for African Americans.
S3E8: Cultivating with Claire Blaylock
Architecture evangelist Claire Blaylock on environmental justice, program development, and designing built environments for the post-pandemic world.
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Love the show, love the host!
Joni is an incredibly curious host and she covers topics I’ve never really thought about! Worth a listen!
Future Prairie is my new must-listen podcast because of its timely content, interesting guests from various fields, and articulate, lovely host Joni!