In this weeks episode LaChaun speaks with adé Oh (they/themme/àjé) an afrosurrealist, animist, and multimedia healing artist. At Gist, we are lucky to support them as one of our artists in residence of 2022 and as a guest on the podcast this week.
In this week's episode, LaChaun speaks with one of our artists in residence Kesiena Onosigho. Kesiena's thought-provoking mixed-media collages and installations are informed by her lived experiences, curiosity, and the historic influence on arts & crafts from people within the African Diaspora.
In this week's conversation, LaChaun is switching roles to be interviewed by Michelle Brooks. LaChaun gives and update on her fiber and farming journey as well as some insights into her experieces in fiber and how they relate to Michelle's experiences as well.
In this week’s episode, LaChaun is speaking with Lydia Wendt the Founder and Design Director of the California Cloth Foundry, who's mission is to positively change the industry one bolt of fabric and garment at a time.
Lauren B. Fay isthe founder and executive director of the New Fashion Initiative. The New Fashion Initiative is a foundation creating interdisciplinary education and communications initiatives to promote circulatory collaboration, and accountability in the fashion industry.
Cynthia Alberto is the founder and director of The Weaving Hand, a weaving and healing arts center in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.We invited her back on the podcast to talk about how she’s cultivating a healing environment using weaving during a time when we could all use some healing inspiration.