via Amy Gastelum and Mother-the podcast: Amy interviews artist Judith Bernstein about “the mother” in her provocative, neon paintings. Special thanks to Sonia Li, Chris Palladino and Adam Whitney Nichols for weighing in on their moms and Ms. Bernstein’s art.… [READ MORE] Read More
via Tumblr on Vimeo. NYC barista Mike Breach paints milk portraits in lattes.
via Audrey Quinn: For some, freelance gigs trump full-time jobs. Hiring is down, and self-employment is up. Audrey Quinn finds two people who’ve found creative ways to work for themselves, with financial success. Originally aired on Marketplace. Produced by Audrey Quinn. Listen to… [READ MORE] Read More
via Nadia Wilson: Farzana Aziz talks about what it’s like working in a convenience store inside the Clark Street subway station in Brooklyn, NY. Producer Nadia Wilson is also a SoundCloud 2012 Fellow for her project From Here to There.
via Nadia Wilson, From Here to There: “It’s completely different. Completely different” A shoe shiner in the New York subway remembers home in Uzbekistan. Nadia Wilson is also a SoundCloud 2012 Fellow for her project From Here to There.
via Anne Noyes Saini: Most 30-year-olds spend their days working in front of computers. Giancarlo Arcieri, 35, spends his plying wood with knife in his Midtown Manhattan violin shop. His father Carlos Arcieri, also a violin maker, taught him the… [READ MORE] Read More
by Sarah P. Reynolds: Pickles are pretty important to people in New York’s Lower East Side. Longtime pickler, Alan Kaufman, explains his trade and his customers. This piece was produced by Sarah P. Reynolds and originally aired on NPR’s All Things Considered. Photo by… [READ MORE] Read More