An Endless Tradition

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By putting aside our artistic circumstances as well as our cultural, political and religious differences, we all belong to the same creative community.

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Following the Cult of the Artist

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Stories are important, and what gets left out is sometimes quite telling.

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The Outer Reaches of Inner Space (with apologies to Joseph Campbell)

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Des Moines artist and professor Benjamin Gardner on using space in art.

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A Juxtaposition for the Modern Age

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The greater emphasis in this episode is on the notion of collaboration versus say stardom. Religion aside and maybe also craft versus art aside, I think the art world does still have both tendencies at equal measure.

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Mistaken for Gods

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Des Moines artist and professor Benjamin Gardner on encounters that lead to Othering.

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Building a Better Encounter

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Social practice artist Alicia Marie Rencountre- Da Silva on the encounters of the past and encounters of the future.

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Lost Spiritual Messages in Ancient Art

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Whatever its actual meaning, I believe Lion Man embodies mankind's first attempts at depicting and expressing an inner yearning for more.

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Finding Your Tribe

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Ohio artist Cyrus Fire on how music helps direct the flow of emotions that go into that piece.

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Examining Culturally Imposed Aesthetics

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Larissa Boiwka, professional artist and corsetière, on how we deliberately manipulate beauty, body, and form to control perception and desirability.

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Artistic Traditions, Handed Down Generations

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For me this episode lays bare the fact that we have no idea where this drive to create comes from, or when or why our ancestors developed this quality that differentiates us from other species.

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Raising the Question of Why We Create

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I am an artist and muralist who is very heavily influenced by Mayan art. I am also very influenced by graffiti and street art. For most people, those two styles are very different and almost uncomparable. I think they are the same.

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