Life Artists

Life Artists

By Marty Bhatia
What does it mean to be an artist of your life? Marty Bhatia explores this inquiry interviewing brilliant guests about what they believe being a life artist means.

As Marty and his wife Megan and toddler twins prepare for their next adventure as expats this podcast is a public inquiry that Marty hopes inspires others to action in their life.

Marty's exploring his art through physical projects in his community and in nature and storytelling. You'll hear about the ideas of vigilante volunteerism from Marty and his guests.
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Life Artists | 201 | Social Acupuncture | Systems Interventions | Solutions with No Heros | with Dr. Orit Gal
Marty opens the season with a discussion on social acupuncture, art, and a new look at problem solving with Dr. Orit Gal. Marty met Dr. Orit Gal at London Design Week. Orit is a great speaker with an endless amount of interesting topics to discuss. As you'll learn she's up to a lot, and has a perspective of the world that we'd all benefit from trying to add to our tactics for navigating life's complex systems. Dr. Orit Gal https://www.linkedin.com/in/orit-gal-19737b7/ https://medium.com/@oritgal Currently, a Senior Lecturer for Strategy and Complexity at Regent’s University London, Orit is a political economist with a deep curiosity for the inner workings of complex social systems. An expert generalist, she has worked in tech start-ups; corporate market research; peace building NGOs; and innovative policy and military think-tanks. Having the opportunity to closely observe decision makers operating in messy, volatile, and highly complex environments, she set on a passionate search for new knowledge that could help design more effective action. Social Acupuncture brings the fruits of this research to light. Websites: Social Acupuncture http://www.socialacupuncture.co.uk/ Urbaniser: https://www.linkedin.com/company/urbaniser/about/ https://urbaniserapp.com/
1:21:55
April 9, 2019
Life Artists | 200 | The 12 Month Plan Executed in 5 Months | with Marty Bhatia
Season Two of Life Artists starts with a more concise name, and an amazing interview for the first full episode.  Marty Bhatia continues to explore the inquiry of what it means to be a life artist, and managed to execute the plans from the very first episode 7 months earlier than declared. It has been an exhausting, wild, and life changing journey. The best part is that it's really just getting started. Already a month into living in Brazil, Marty's perspective is already shifting, and the concept of being a Life Artist means more than ever. What was simply a dream is now a reality.  Join Marty Bhatia on this 2 or 3 year trek around the world with his wife Megan and his 3.5 year old twins. He's a digital nomad, digital minimalist, that is all about self agency and being activated to create something in the world. Are you ready to explore your world a little more? Get powerful insights from brilliant people Marty interviews, and perhaps dare to take action. Maybe even become a Vigilante Volunteer. And, if you don't know what that is, you'll just have to listen. Be sure to subscribe on your favorite platform!  Follow Marty's Journey on Instagram Thanks for the Listen!
06:37
March 21, 2019
Life Artists | 106 | Befriending the Dragon | Turning Vigilante Inwards | Turning Right Not Left | with Susan Lipshutz
You'll find a lot of heart in this episode. Marty Bhatia interviews Susan Lipshutz of Everyday Medicine Woman about what it means to be a life artist. Susan's perspective makes us look at our dragons differently. Her reflection on inward journeys and how she sees the vigilante volunteer. Her wisdom is for everyone and her heart is evident in her work. You’ll enjoy learning about her success with presence and boundaries. Susan Lipshutz, LCSW has been a pioneer in the field of Integrative Psychotherapy, women’s empowerment and soul level mentoring for over 35 years. Devoted to building meaningful communities that reawaken and integrate the divine feminine into daily life, Susan invites a reclaiming of each woman’s ancestral wisdom, inner guidance and innate understanding of true beauty via a weaving of practices and teachings inspired by many years of dedicated work with global wisdom keepers and evolutionary teachings. She’s the founder of Everyday Medicine Woman, offering workshops, meditation courses and retreats around the world. Learn more at www.EverydayMedicineWoman.com.
1:28:32
November 19, 2018
Life Artists | 105 | Empathy as Anarchy | Flow & Trust | Lobster Vision | with Dr. Renan Ferreira Oliveira
This episodes inquiry into what it means to be a life artist is with a visionary of life Dr. Renan Ferreira Oliveira. He's not only the 2016 winner of MIT's Medical Device Grand Hack, but he's also a person who demonstrates how to live life in flow. Marty and Renan talk about Empathy as Anarchy and why that makes so much sense right now. And, we discover Renan's superpowers that allow him to achieve so many things at such a young age. He's out to cure blindness and Marty thinks he'll succeed. Plus, you'll learn how Lobster vision is unimaginable and how we actually see color. Digging into what it means to be a life artist with someone who understands the human eye so deeply is incredibly interesting and fun. Join Marty and Renan as they explore all of these and more! Subscribe and follow on your favorite platforms!!!
1:10:34
November 2, 2018
Life Artists | 104 | White Paintings | Place Branding | Force Dynamics | Perception | Marty Cried at the Tate | with Sevy Perez
This episode Marty's guest, Sevy Perez, is the artist that brought Marty into the inquiry of what it means to be a Life Artist. Marty and Sevy explored London during London's Design Week this Sept 2018. Along the way they hunted for Banksy's in the street, Marty learned how to dress better, and they inquired into life and art. This episode is 2 parts. In Part 1, Sevy discusses Force Dynamics (a heady topic) and some fun we had with white paintings and why the $*#& they exist! Part 2 is all about Sevy's dragon he's slaying, a deep conversation about perception, listening, and vulnerability. And, you get to hear Marty get a bit emotional as he explains his moving art experience at the Tate Modern in London.
1:26:44
October 27, 2018
Life Artists | 103 | Systems Thinking | Your Patterns for Success | with Megan Bhatia
Another inquiry into what it means to be a life artist. Marty invites his amazing wife Megan Bhatia to share her perspective on being a life artist. She shares her pursuit of bringing Systems Thinking to entrepreneurs. Megan helps us ask the question: What are your patterns to success?  Join us as we get a bit silly and lovey while we discuss the crazy adventure we've set off to take on.
45:54
October 17, 2018
Life Artists | 101 | Start at the Beginning | with Marty Bhatia
Marty declares the future as an artist. In this episode Marty shares the concept of being a Vigilante Volunteer, and the beginning of his family becoming expats.
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October 2, 2018