Future Prairie Radio is a podcast examining 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.
S5E1: To Listen with Elly Swope
Portland drummer Elly Swope on making collaborations work, leveraging neurodivergence as a creative asset, and finding passion in music again after the onset of the COVID pandemic.
S4E2: Layer by Layer with Annamieka Davidson
Painter, teacher, and creative mentor Annamieka Davidson on getting started with a professional art career, making botanical paintings, and finding new avenues for social support for artists.
S4E4: Everyday Feelings with Sarah Mirk
Visual journalist and author Sarah Mirk on representing marginalized voices as a method of writing future historic records.
S4E5: All the Million Things with Laura Weiler
Collage artist Laura Weiler on visual composition, working with texture, line, color, form, and placement, image sourcing, and developing a narrative for an art piece.
S4E6: Moment by Moment with Kate Zipse
Writer and doodler Kate Zipse on her two full-length illustrated children’s books: "Squishing the Squash" and "Lighting the Garden".
S4E7: Beautiful but Chaotic with Michael Bui
Artist and activist Michael Bui on self-expression, social practice as art, and living a free and creative life.
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!