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Talk Art
Talk Art
Russell Tovey and Robert Diament
Lauren Weedman
For the final episode of Season 7, Russell & Robert meet Lauren Weedman, best known for her standout role as Doris on HBO's television series Looking (alongside Russell!). As well as being a leading actress and comedian (not comedienne - as we discuss!!!!!!), one of her longterm passions is painting and making art. On her instagram @ThisOneIsTitled, started during lockdown, Weedman revealed 'The Quarantine Series' of unique figurative paintings, which she sells from $200 via Instagram and have become incredibly popular with collectors all over the world! As a self taught artist, including series where she makes one new work a day, we consider her link to Outsider and Outlier artworks but also explore her wide ranging artistic influences including Laura Owens, Tim Burton, David Lynch but primarily Edvard Munch and Van Gogh, whose authentic and emotional-charged works became even more important during her time spent living in Amsterdam. We also discover her love of London's very own National Portrait Gallery, in particular an installation she saw there of William Blake's death mask! Plus we introduce Lauren to the work of Grayson Perry and his recent 'Art Club' TV series which focused on ideas of creativity and the processes behind making art. Check out Lauren's paintings at her official website: www.LaurenWeedmanStudio.com which includes very cool videos of her discussing individual artworks! Follow Lauren's two Instagram accounts: @Lauren_Weedman and her art page @ThisOneIsTitled. You can watch Lauren & Russell in HBO's 'Looking' on Netflix, Amazon Prime or all good streaming services. Thanks for listening to Season 7! We will return on 4th December 2020 with a brand new Season 8, so fear not, we have another art-thrill-ride lined up for you!!! For images of all artworks discussed in this episode visit @TalkArt. Talk Art theme music by Jack Northover @JackNorthoverMusic courtesy of HowlTown.com We've just joined Twitter too @TalkArt. If you've enjoyed this episode PLEASE leave us your feedback and maybe 5 stars if we're worthy in the Apple Podcast store. Thank you for listening to Talk Art, we will be back very soon. For all requests, please email talkart@independenttalent.com   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
1 hr 12 min
The Travel Diaries
The Travel Diaries
Holly Rubenstein
Incredible Italy - Bonus Episode
Buongiorno and welcome to this bonus Destination Special of The Travel Diaries, in partnership with the British Airways American Express® Credit Card*. Today, we’ll be heading on a tour of Incredible Italy. Italy is one of the most popular destinations on the podcast, and with the help of some of my favourite guests from the past three seasons, I’ve created a special itinerary that covers some of the country’s ultimate highlights - my guests’s favourite cities, best hotels, hidden gems and much more, from Puglia and Positano in the south, to Venice and Trieste in the north.  *Terms and conditions apply. Representative 22.2% APR Variable.  Destination Recap: Merrion Charles: * Lunigiana, Tuscany * Val D’Orcia, Tuscany  * Ponza, Pontine Islands  * Sicily Simon Calder:  * Syracuse, Sicily Travel Leisure’s Jacqui Gifford:  * Borgo Egnazia, Puglia  Poppy Delevingne:  * Positano, Amalfi Coast - Le Sirenuse; Da Adolfo; Conca del Sogno * Rome - Residenza Napoleone III Mr & Mrs Smith’s James Lohan:  * Florence, Tuscany - Il Latini; JK Place Yotam Ottolenghi:  * Florence, Tuscany Rick Stein:  * Bologna, Emilia-Romagna Lonely Planet Founder, Tony Wheeler:  * Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna Sir Michael Palin:  * Venice, Veneto Lonely Planet Magazine’s Peter Grunert:  * Cannareggio, Venice, Veneto Rick Stein:  * Trieste, Friuli Venezia Giulia Holly Rubenstein:  * Capri, Bay of Naples * Citalia tour operator  * Ascona, Lake Maggiore Thank you so much for listening. If you haven’t yet left a rating or a review, why not do so now? Your support is so greatly appreciated and most importantly, helps others to discover the podcast.  Don’t forget to hit subscribe so that every week a new episode will appear in your library. To hear all about our podcast news, future guests and destination specials come and find me on Instagram. I’m @hollyrubenstein and I’d love to hear from you. Visit TheTravelDiariesPodcast.com for everything else podcast-related. Grazie mille!   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
39 min
Tough Girl Podcast
Tough Girl Podcast
Sarah Williams
Tazneem Anwar - aka Taz @ThisHijabiRuns. Championing diversity in running. Founder and Run Leader at Wycombe Women's Run Club.
Tazneem is a UKA Run Leader, and works with ASICS Frontrunner. Her aim to inspire more women from the Black and Minority Ethnic communities to run. Tazneem works as full time Pharmacist and is mum to 3 boys.   Tazneem in her own words   “My name is Tazneem, but most people call me Taz. I live in Buckinghamshire and I'm a pharmacist working in the pharmaceutical industry. I started running in 2017 as a complete beginner and ran my 1st half marathon within 6 months of starting.    I'm a runner who wears hijab and that in itself does mean I dress a bit differently when running, but my hijab has never been a barrier for me at all.    I'm not a super fast runner, but I train hard to achieve the running goals I set myself”   New episodes of the Tough Girl Podcast go live every Tuesday and Thursday at 7am UK time - Make sure you hit the subscribe button so you don’t miss out.    The tough girl podcast is sponsorship and ad free thanks to the monthly financial support of patrons. To find out more about supporting your favourite podcast and becoming a patron please check out www.patreon.com/toughgirlpodcast.      Show notes * Who is Taz * What her childhood was like * Not being that sporty growing up * Getting into running at 36 * Having 3 children * Giving running ago while on holiday * Wanting to stay active and healthy  * Running with a Hijab  * Running as a muslim woman * Cultural barriers to running * Doing her first park run and going along by herself * Focusing on running her first 5k * Setting a running goal of doing a half marathon * Having 6 months to train for the Birmingham Half marathon in October 2017 * Finding a running plan on line * Running early on in the morning * Making changes in her life to fit running in * The balancing act of being a wife, mother and an employee * Feelings of mum guilt * Concerns before the Birmingham Half Marathon  * Being supported by her new friends from Park Run * Feeling emotional at the end of the half marathon * Booking her next half marathon * Running in Marrakesh, Morocco * Deciding to join a running club * Becoming a run leader * Deciding to run a marathon * Turning 40 and wanting to mark the occasion  * Deciding on the Loch Ness Marathon in Scotland! * The challenges faced during the marathon * Starting to struggle at mile 18 * The mental side of running * Running the Virtual 40th London Marathon in October * Doing a lap course  * Advice for runners who want to run a marathon  * Deciding to do Race to the Stones 2021    Social Media   Blog - thishijabiruns.wordpress.com    Instagram @thishijabiruns    Twitter @thishijabiruns    To learn more about Muslim Women in Sport  visit - www.mwsf.org.uk
50 min
The Art Angle
The Art Angle
Artnet News
Re-air: The Rise and Fall of Anne Geddes, Queen of Baby Photography
The Art Angle team is taking this week off for Thanksgiving, but we thought we'd share one of our favorite episodes from the past year to see you through this unconventional holiday weekend. Picture this: a doughy, apple-cheeked infant nestled in between the soft petals of a dew-kissed flower, sound asleep, like the start of a real-life fable. Almost everyone who conjures that mental image will do so using a nearly identical aesthetic—and whether you realize it or not, that’s almost entirely because of the work of legendary baby photographer Anne Geddes. After her debut photography book, Down in the Garden, soared to number three on the New York Times Bestseller list in 1996, Geddes’s wholesomely surreal infant images became inescapable. Oprah went on air to declare Down in the Garden the best coffee-table book she’d ever seen, and by late December 1997, Geddes’s publishing partners had sold more than 1.8 billion (yes, with a “b”) calendars and date books of her photography for the upcoming year. Her dizzying success soon spurred the artist to ramp up production, with a standard Geddes shoot requiring six-to-eight months of planning and a budget between $250,000 and $350,000. But who could blame her for going big? Geddes’s empire of adorable infants seemed unstoppable. Cut to 2020, however, and the picture has changed dramatically—not just for Geddes, but for an entire creative economy driven by analog photography, print publishing, and the high barriers to entry formerly associated with both. Years after smartphones first began putting increasingly high-quality cameras in nearly everyone’s pocket, and Instagram began providing masses of self-trained shutterbugs a free and wide-reaching distribution platform for their images, it’s not hyperbole to say that the pillars on which Geddes built her career have crumbled. So what’s the Queen of Baby Photography to do when her kingdom becomes unrecognizable? Back in May, Andrew Goldstein chatted with Noor Brara, Artnet’s art and design editor, about her recent profile of Geddes. Together, they discussed the artist’s rise, fall, and reckoning with culture’s digital evolution.
26 min
The Business of Fashion Podcast
The Business of Fashion Podcast
The Business of Fashion
Tory Burch on Finding Purpose in Female Empowerment
The American designer discusses the power of many businesses to be advocates for change. The last few years have offered Tory Burch, founder of her namesake womenswear label, time to focus less on business and more on design, particularly since her husband Pierre-Yves Roussel took on the role of chief executive in 2018. Now, the pandemic is giving her even more time to focus on perfecting product, a rare silver lining of an otherwise challenging situation. In the latest episode of the BoF Podcast, BoF editor-at-large Tim Blanks speaks with Burch about her activist-focused approach to business and how the last 10 months have shaped her fashion label. * Restriction is a crucial component of creativity. To Burch, the travel restrictions and social distancing measures have opened new avenues of creativity, fostering agility and resourcefulness. “One thing that’s happened because of lockdown is it makes you stand still,” said Burch. “To be able to be in one place has been really transformative on many levels.” * Burch emphasises that what constitutes luxury needs to be reconsidered. “I really believe luxury isn’t about a price point, and I think that’s relatable particularly today,” she said. “How do you design beautiful things that are timeless and that will last? That’s what I’ve been thinking about,” she said, adding that having time to spend is the ultimate luxury. * Through the Tory Burch Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to advancing women’s empowerment, Burch is finding new avenues through which to support women and help them weather the coronavirus crisis. “Its horrendous for women right now,” said Burch. “They are taking care of children at a much higher rate than men. We have had to help many women figure out how to take out PPP loans… We had to pivot to really be a resource for women.” Related Articles:Tory Burch Names Pierre-Yves Roussel CEOIndependent Women Brought Hope to Fashion’s Virtual SpringVisual Metaphors at Tory Burch Watch and listen to more #BoFLIVE conversations here. To contact The Business of Fashion with comments, questions or speaker ideas please email podcast@businessoffashion.com. Sign up for BoF’s Daily Digest newsletter. Ready to become a BoF Professional? For a limited time, enjoy 25% discount on an annual membership, exclusively for podcast listeners. Simply, click here, select the Annual Package and use code PODCASTPRO at the checkout. For all sponsorship enquiries, it’s: advertising@businessoffashion.com.
50 min
The ChickPeeps Vegan Podcast
The ChickPeeps Vegan Podcast
Evanna Lynch
S3, Ep6: Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity in Veganism with Aryenish Birdie
This season of The ChickPeeps is brought to you by our friends at Vivo Life! Use our code 'chickpeeps10' to get 10% off your order at vivolife.com. In this episode Evy and Tylor talk to Aryenish Birdie, founder of Encompass, about her work to make the animal protection movement more racially diverse, equitable, and inclusive, and what each of us can do to reach and help more people with our activism. While you’re listening, please take a moment to check out the link to our sponsor. Not only are Vivo Life a great, vegan company, but their support also allows us to continue to produce The ChickPeeps for you! We love them and their products and we think you will too. In this episode… * Aryenish describes how she inherited her respect for animals from her parents, who bonded as teenagers while protecting stray dogs on the streets of Karachi, Pakistan. * She remembers her first experience as an activist, campaigning with the help of her mother, against a draconian frog dissection project that was mandated by her school. * Aryenish shares what she learned from her years at The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and what prompted her to found Encompass. * Aryenish tells us about the issues caused by the lack of representation within veganism and the challenges present when promoting diversity within our movement. * We talk about how animal rights is an ally-led movement and the need for diversity as our movement is only as strong as the voices of which it is composed. * Aryenish shares tips on how each of us can promote inclusivity in our activism and create a better world for human and non-human animals. Links: Visit their website at Encompass Movement Follow their latest work on the Encompass Movement Instagram Facebook and Twitter The Sentient Media #EncompassEssays can be read here People of the global majority can join our Caucus here Follow Aryenish on Instagram or her self-care ‘puttering’ Instagram account Resources Aryenish mentioned: No One’s Paying Me To Cry: Burnout And Animal Advocacy Food Empowerment Project on Instagram Black Vegans Rock on Instagram Chistopher Sebastian on Instagram Get In Touch: Bonus Content: ChickPeeps Patreon Instagram: @ChickPeepsPod Facebook: @ChickPeepsPodcast
51 min
Savvy Painter Podcast with Antrese Wood
Savvy Painter Podcast with Antrese Wood
Conversations about the business of art, inside the artist studio, and plei
From Sketching Handbags to Creating Reclaimed Earth Colors and More: An Interview with Artist, John Sabraw
Have you ever felt like you just don’t “fit in” at non-artist gatherings? What do you do with that feeling? Do you shrink back and retreat to the safety of your peers and insulate? Or do you press into the discomfort and forge your path? Everyone’s story is going to be different and that’s the beauty of our corner of society, we embrace the mosaic of diversity - but what would it look like if we were to integrate our creative outlook with other areas? That’s where my guest and talented artist, John Sabraw comes in! Hailing from Lakenheath, England, John is an activist and environmentalist - his paintings, drawings, and collaborative installations are produced in an eco-conscious manner, and he continually works toward a fully sustainable practice. In our conversation, John opens up about his time working with Kerry James Marshall and how he got involved with Gamblin and producing their reclaimed earth colors. Trust me, you’ll find John’s perspective refreshing and engaging - I know I did! Throwing it all away You know those days where you feel like tossing everything in your studio in the garbage? Imagine doing that and then getting an invitation to Washington DC to meet members of Congress because your art was selected as the winner of a competition. Sounds crazy, right? It actually happened to John Sabraw! As he struggled in high school and tried to decipher the way he wanted his life to go, John reached a breaking point where he just had to walk away. He took all his artwork that he had completed in his high school art class and tossed it in the dumpster and then took off for a week. When he returned, what he saw changed the course of his career - his teacher had entered him into a contest and he had won! John’s journey wasn’t all smooth sailing from there - he faced setbacks and challenges but this initial success helped see the talent he had honed. Speaking your truth How does your truth, your authenticity show up in your artwork? Do you try to embrace it or do you try to go in a different direction? As the United States was gearing up for the Iraq war in 2003, John felt like he needed to speak out and share his conviction that war was not the answer with his art. The result was a fierce backlash that made John rethink his approach and if he wanted to make a stand that would continue to incur this type of reaction from people. John didn’t back down, he just decided to change his approach - this launched him on the path to his work with sustainability and activism. Exploring sustainability Imagine visiting a community ravished by the scourge of industrial waste and environmental destruction and finding in that mess and contamination a way to create sustainable paint colors. No, this isn’t a pipe dream, this actually happed with John’s efforts to collaborate with scientists on many projects. One of his current collaborations involves creating paint and paintings from iron oxide extracted in the process of remediating polluted streams. I hope you are as inspired by John’s story as I have been - make sure to check out images of John’s artwork located at the end of this post! Outline of This Episode * [2:50] I introduce my guest, John Sabraw. * [4:00] How did John get started as an artist? * [18:30] John describes his artwork. * [25:00] Speaking authentically and truthfully. * [27:30] Exploring sustainability. * [33:00] How artists can help with creative problem-solving. * [45:00] Why we need more artists who speak up and break out of their silos. * [52:00] You don’t have to be an expert to contribute to the conversation. * [55:00] Closing thoughts. Other artists mentioned on this episode * Savvy Painter Anti-Racist Episode * Jacob Lawrence * Kerry James Marshall Resources Mentioned on this episode * www.johnsabraw.com * TED talk: www.ted.com/talks/john_sabraw_how_i_make_paint_from_poison * Gamblin Reclaimed Colors: https://gamblincolors.com/reclaimed-earth-colors/
1 hr 2 min
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