Artists

People whose work displays high creative and imaginative capabilities, on a single or variety of mediums.

Nexus Podcast

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.

Announcements

Five design initiatives celebrating Black creativity, from host of The Nexus podcast

The AADN’s Tara Oluwafemi highlights five design initiatives. 

Nexus Podcast

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.

Nexus Podcast

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.

Nexus Podcast

De Nichols

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.

Nexus Podcast

Aisha Densmore-Bey

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.

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Kerry James Marshall

According to Kerry James Marshall, “If you really want to be free, you have to take charge of your own capacity to shape the world.” Born into Jim Crow Alabama and raised in the Los Angeles Watts neighborhoods (at the...

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Walter Hood

A palimpsest describes something reused or altered that still bears visible traces of its earlier form. Often palimpsests appear on a surface, but For Walter Hood, a place is a palimpsest. As places go through cycles of growth and decay,...