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Mpho Matsipa and Antawan Byrd
Title: Season 3, Episode 4: Mpho Matsipa and Antawan Byrd navigate Pan-Africanism and Counter-Cartographies in curatorial and archival practice.
Ama Gisèle and RESOLVE Collective
Season 3, Episode 3: Ama Gisèle and Resolve Collective’s Akil and Seth Scafe-Smith offer a candid exploration that challenges traditional boundaries in art, architecture, and filmmaking, all while pondering the future of design and its impact on inclusive spaces.
Kennedy Yanko and Camille Bacon
Title: Season 3, Episode 2: We explore the relationship between art, spirituality, and abstraction with Kennedy Yanko and Camille Bacon, as they reflect on their professional practices in sculpting and writing, and on their explorations of visual perception and Black feminism.
The Nexus X Black in Design
Season 2, Episode 7: The Nexus goes live with Black in Design 2021: Black Matter! We reflect on two panels held on October 9th with attendees of the Black in Design conference.
Rob Problak Gibbs
Season 2, Episode 3: Rob Problak Gibbs details how his origins as a graffiti writer and practice as a muralist have shaped the ways in which he engages with his community through the built environment.
Five design initiatives celebrating Black creativity, from host of The Nexus podcast
The AADN’s Tara Oluwafemi highlights five design initiatives.
Amir Hall and Marisa Parham
Season 2, Episode 1: Amir Hall and Marisa Parham engage in a conversation on how technology forms and mediates identity.
Michelle Joan Wilkinson
Season 1, Episode 4: Dr. Michelle Joan Wilkinson discusses the systems of power embedded in architectural design and her work as a curator documenting diasporic architectural heritage.
Season 1, Episode 2: Activist and social practice artist De Nichols discusses the origins of the #DesignAsProtest movement and how design can be a tool to dismantle white supremacist logics.
Season 1, Episode 1: For our inaugural episode, we talk to Boston-based architect, designer, filmmaker, artist, and GSD Doctor of Design candidate Aisha Densmore-Bey.