Airs Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:00 PM on 90.3 WCPN
Conversations with artists of all kinds doing work in and about the real world, far outside of lofts and studios. Dronestagram/Trinity —An artist creates an online gallery of landscapes of drone strike locations before they were hit. A fascinating combination of journalism and art that creates a new view of a largely secret war. And the author of the graphic novel “Trinity” discusses illustrating a turning point in U.S. history, the top secret WWII Manhattan Project, which resulted in the atomic bomb. Amos Kennedy/Pianos in Public/Eiffel Tower Music—Artist, activist and self-proclaimed “humble negro printer” Amos Kennedy talks about his work and why he sells it for just fifteen dollars. Dartmouth’s arts center celebrates its anniversary with a community installation of pianos. And a composer known for making music with a bridge turns his eye toward transforming the Eiffel Tower into a gigantic instrument. New Sounds from Arab Lands/Castle in the Clouds —New Sounds from Arab Lands on creating music inspired by disparate traditions. And a New Hampshire man follows his artistic dream, which happens to be building a castle on a remote mountaintop.