COVID-19 has caused incredible pain and struggle in the arts world. Host Dave Shaff seeks to discover a path forward to a better future for creators. How can we create art in isolation? How do we bring people together through social distance?
Audium Listens features Bay Area artists in conversation about how they have been affected by the crisis. Learn how they are responding, pivoting and growing amid the intense emotion of the times.
Jean Yaste faces out for the inward motion of expression. Musicians are out of gigs, money and motivation during COVID. Yaste, leader of the band Future Twin, gives us insight on these issues from her experience as an artist and housing activist during the crisis. Find Future Twin’s new album, Suffer No Fools, on her patreon site.
Can you hear me? Sound artist and academic Blanca Bercial shows us how listening to the sounds in-between sounds can help us reimagine our cities and our relationships to each other. Learn more about her work at blancabercial.com.
In this first episode, host Dave Shaff talks to Audium co-founder and spatial sound pioneer Stan Shaff. The two use some lessons from Stan's past to contemplate a better future for the arts, amid the troubling times of the pandemic. Find out more about Stan's work at audium.org.