Feminist artist, Andre Veloux talks with a selection of the inspiring women he has met and continues to meet through his career. Join us to hear their stories and see how they influence you.
Episode 6: Holly Suzanne Rader
Episode 6 of the Velouminous Podcast sees Andre Veloux visiting the Passaic studio of Holly Suzanne Rader. Holly's work is inspired by fashion, nature, street art, pop punk culture, film noir, French and Americana romanticism. She tells us how she reveals herself through her art and how her fantasy is turned into creativity for everyone. She tells us about the irresistible force of women helping women and her views on feminism, family life as a full time artist and being included alongside her peers.
Episode 5: Catalina Aranguren
The Velouminous Podcast is in Jersey City where it returns from a pandemic hiatus with a guest who met the challenge of the pandemic and social isolation head on. Listen to this episode with Catalina Aranguren, a Venezuelan raised, Colombian born photographer talk about her work and the Walk Bye project she started in Jersey City as a community level outdoor art response to COVID-19. Hear how what started out as a group of artists displaying their work outside their homes grew to a series of outdoor art happenings across Jersey City attracting artists from across the globe. Hear to about her passion for Welcome Home Jersey City and her experiences as a woman artist and curator, and how that inspired "The Women" exhibit among others.
JC Art Walk: @walk_bye
JC Pride Alliance: @jcpridealliance
Episode 4: Janie Hermann
Check out this episode with Janie Hermann who is the head of programming at Princeton Public Library. This episode has the unofficial title “The Community’s Living Room” because it really gets to the heart of what makes a great library tick. She tackles a whole host of tough, important conversations in the community with programs ranging from "Conversations about Race and White Fragility" to the Princeton Environmental Film Festival. Janie also books all the A list authors that come to the library, such as Zadie Smith and Madeleine Albright. Janie has so much to say and contribute to gender equality, the gender wage gap and social justice discussion including her support of the charity I Support the girls (isupportthegirls.org)
#library #librarian #genderequality #genderwagegap #socialjustic #isupportthegirls #princeton #whitefragility
Episode 3: Tonya D Lee
Andre heads out to Philadelphia to meet with artist, educator and gallerista Tonya D Lee. In this lively discussion Tonya talks about her life in art, and her thoughts on being a women artist as well educating artists and now running her own gallery space, Group Projects Philadelphia.
Tonya's website: www.mediocrity.com
Group Projects Philadelphia: www.groupprojectsphl.com
Episode 2: Jackie Deitch-Stackhouse
Andre visits Princeton University to talk with Jackie Deitch-Stackhouse the Director of the SHARE Office which is a survivor-centered, trauma-informed confidential resource on campus for the Princeton University community.
Jackie talks about all the aspects of the SHARE Office's work as well as her thoughts on the wider issue of sexual assault in the age of the Me Too movement.
Episode 1: Bri Cirel
Andre Veloux interviews Bri Cirel about her work and her show Deluxe at Krause Gallery in Manhattan