Artist Swoon on Filling the Creative Well and Giving Back
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Artist Caledonia Curry, aka Swoon, is best known for her signature wheatpaste and cut-paper installations. This week on the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast, we interview Swoon about her career as an anonymous street artist. At only 19 years old, she skyrocketed to success on the forefront of New York's early 2000s street art movement. Even after her early breakthrough, Swoon has been able to remain creatively fulfilled by shifting her focus towards community-based projects such as her sustainable bamboo homes in Haiti. As always, we dive into your listener questions, and Swoon gives fantastic advice to young artists looking to create a buzz around their work. This episode is brought to you by Pair, a website hosting service that makes it easy to get your site up and running with do-it-yourself building tools and an award-winning, 24/7 support team. Visit and use the promo code QUICKSTART to get 1 free month of website hosting.

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Read more about Swoon's work and the projects we discuss:

Artist Helps Locals Rebuild Haiti With Modern Sustainable Bamboo Homes

Swoon's Street Art Comes Alive

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