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Read. Listen. Tinker. Walk a mile in another’s narrative, with artists as your guide. Broadcasting hope, resistance, humor and curiosity — Shadow // Yaddo is a new podcast hosted by Elaina Richardson.

Shadow // Yaddo Yaddo

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Read. Listen. Tinker. Walk a mile in another’s narrative, with artists as your guide. Broadcasting hope, resistance, humor and curiosity — Shadow // Yaddo is a new podcast hosted by Elaina Richardson.

    Secret Studio Lives

    Secret Studio Lives

    Audio from 1890, the symbolic power of pizza, blue suede shoes, thinking like a vulture, and more in our season roundup of favorite moments, with Nafis White, Chris Rush, Alexi Worth, Odili Donald Odita, Daron Hagen, Sam Lipsyte, Will Hermes, Lee Clay Johnson, David Gates, Brian Evenson, Ilana Boltvinik, Martha McPhee and Edgar Oliver.

    • 22 min
    Hair's Breadth

    Hair's Breadth

    Interdisciplinary artist Nafis M. White on unraveling history, finding resilience and beauty in loss, and enlisting raw materials like hair to explore power and identity.

    • 22 min
    Somewhere

    Somewhere

    Leonard Bernstein—the conductor and composer known globally for his charisma and style—comes roaring back into the public discourse. We celebrate Lenny’s relationship with Yaddo via a conversation with one of his mentees, acclaimed composer Daron Hagen. PLUS: Edgar Oliver, “the poet laureate of New York’s dispossessed” (The New York Times), performs an excerpt of his latest one-man show, Rip Tide, an ode to The Pyramid Club, which offered an early haven for artists and outcasts in New York City’s downtown, late ’70s scene. Contributing artists: Joseph Keckler, Ned Rorem.

    • 29 min
    Form, Scale, Medium

    Form, Scale, Medium

    Art converges with nature, meticulous work that spans decades and continents, making the impossible possible and more, with a feature on internationally acclaimed sculptor Martin Puryear. PLUS: Preview Missy Mazzoli’s “Dark with Excessive Bright”—nominated for a Grammy, fingers crossed!

    • 29 min
    Understory

    Understory

    Forest restoration, how families avoid reality, coming to terms with trauma, healthy ecosystems and more, with luminous storyteller Martha McPhee, author of five novels and the long-awaited memoir, Omega Farm. PLUS: A recap of the Yaddo Artist Reunion! Contributing artist: Joseph Keckler.

    • 24 min
    A Tear in the Veil

    A Tear in the Veil

    Ghosts, artificial intelligence, horror, estrangement and more, with acclaimed writers Vauhini Vara (The Immortal King Rao, This Is Salvaged) and Brian Evenson, author of a dozen books of fiction, including Altmann’s Tongue and The Open Curtain. Contributing artist: Joseph Keckler.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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Perfect timing

I can’t wait to hear what gets said from this broad diverse well-informed hard-working brilliant community that is the Yaddo community.
Driving just got more fun…
Yay Elaina!

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