Episode 16 – Life influences Art

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On this week’s episode, we discuss how art, making, and current events are intertwined. You can’t separate making from real life, and you can’t separate real life from making. They influence each other constantly. When you go out into the world and “feed your brain,” you bring that into your making and your art. The creative sense is fueled by society and the world around us. It only gets worse from here, folks. Read on.

Full show notes:

What are we working on?

Jeff – Curriculum for robotics book; possible seminars

AmyLotus blossom, “Such a Nasty Woman… who votes”

BillApple Press plans, Maker Support Network

During the show


The Death of the Author

Reader-Response Theory

Symbolic interactionism




Amy – Lady Dynamite on Netflix (to get your mind off the elections)

Jeff – Documentary about space

Bill – Get Hands Dirty

Where to find us

Amy: surlyramics.com, @surlyamy on Instagram

Jeff: moore4our on Facebook, moore_four on Twitter, moore_four on Instagram

Bill: onecarworkshop.com

2 thoughts on “Episode 16 – Life influences Art

  1. Thanks for the shout out Bill! So nice what you said about me.
    You guys are killing it on the interesting conversations and perspectives. Great great job!

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