Hard Knock Radio

Art and Culture

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we present a discussion on the role of art and culture in the current political moment moderated by Davey D. The discussion featured Akonadi Foundations 2018 commissioned artist, Joshua Mays, and past poster contributors Janine Macbeth and Robert Trujillo. Each commissioned artists participated in the Racial Justice Poster Project, a project that lifts up arts … Continued


Womens Magazine

Womens Magazine – June 6, 2016 – The Art of the Outsider

Echo Brown discusses her long-running one-woman show, Black Virgins Are Not for Hipsters, playing at the Marsh Berkeley through June 18.¬† Humor shot through with some very serious moments, Brown’s autobiographical show looks at the intersections of racism, colorism, sexism, poverty, dating and the Ivy League.¬† Oh, and hipsterism, of course. Also on this show, … Continued


Hard Knock Radio

#SayHerName, An interview with April Martin and Oree Originol

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We spoke with filmmaker and documentarian April Martin and print artist Oree Originol about police terrorism, Black Lives Matter Movement and the intersection between Arts, Culture, Activism and Community. April Martin co-directed Cincinnati¬†Goddamn. The film captures the personal trauma and civic unrest that followed the deaths of 15 African American men at the hands of … Continued