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19 Oct 2017

Raw Material

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Raw Material is an arts and culture podcast from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). Each season focuses on a different topic, featuring voices of artists working in all media and exploring the inspiration and stories behind modern and contemporary art.

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    Season 3 Trailer: Landfall

    Catch a sneak peak of what’s coming this season on Raw Material, from SFMOMA.

  • Posted on 29 Sep 2017

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    Manifest Episode 6: The Community

    Art brings us together. In this episode, members of Bay Area art collectives discuss what it means to make work for, by and with their communities. They reflect on the power of art to heal, inspire, and break down systems of oppression. Artists featured in this episode: 100 Days of Action, Club Chai, Russell E.L. Butler. Photo: 100 Days of Action, by Ben Leon.

  • Posted on 10 Jul 2017

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    Manifest Episode 5: The Legacy

    Art is a form of remembrance. This episode features two artists, both born in Iran, discussing the very different ways their practices have been influenced by the country’s turbulent history. They consider how this legacy, whether inherited or experienced firsthand, is impossible to ignore. Photo: Arash Fayez. Photo by Geraldine Ah-Sue.
 Artists featured in this episode: Taraneh Hemami and Arash Fayez.

  • Posted on 26 Jun 2017

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    Manifest Episode 4: The Mind

    Art is an exercise in perspective. This episode highlights works that invite new ways of seeing. Artists reflect on how they see themselves, how others see them, and how to look at the world through performance, portraiture, and abstract painting. Photo: Toyin Ojih Odutola. Photo by King Texas © 2015. Artists featured in this episode: James Luna, Toyin Ojih Odutola, and Katherine Sherwood.

  • Posted on 12 Jun 2017

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    Manifest Episode 3: The Home

    Art is emotional. This episode examines the concept of “home.” Through their work, a sculptor, a painter, and a singer express feelings about being at home, being in exile, safety, fear, connection, and belonging. Photo: Ana Teresa Fernández, by Geraldine Ah-Sue. Artists featured in this episode: Mildred Howard, Ana Teresa Fernández, and Diana Gameros.

  • Posted on 30 May 2017

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