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S2 Ep.11: Maiza Hixson & Ingrid LaFleur - Artists, Curators, & 2017 Mayoral Candidates.

Maiza & Ingrid discuss:

  • Their careers as artists/curators and transitions into politics
  • Utopian activism and the power of imagination to fuel change
  • Afrofuturism
  • The beauty and possible futures of Detroit
  • Broad demographics of voters that embrace new ideas
  • The limitations of institutions
  • How lessons from curating art inform their political lenses
  • Including creatives in solution planning instead of employing them to accessorize uncreative solutions
  • Being ahead of the pack
  • Pressures on women in politics
  • White male privilege 

Other topics touched upon: invisible histories, healing black and white bodies, cosmos and meditations, cultural property, cryptocurrency, innovation, universal basic income, clean water, equity, balance, millenials + baby boomer women, etc.

With permission of Atlanta Records, this episode features a segment of the song Fruition off of Chantae Cann's album Sol Empowered.

With permission of Ropeadope Records, this episode features a segment of the song Shenanigans off Maurice Brown's album The Mood.

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