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7 minutes | Jul 26, 2019
UPDATE: Warren B. Kanders has stepped down as the Whitney Museum’s vice chair of the board after 8 biennial artists pulled their work. Check out our series Crisis @ the Whitney to hear from some of the organizers of the protests that unseated Kanders. If you're interested in learning more, you can also read Jerry Saltz's "A True Protest Biennial" on Vulture. Make sure to follow @decolonizethisplace on instagram or facebook to learn more about all of the folks they worked with to organize against Kanders' presence at the Whitney.
29 minutes | May 18, 2019
A Brave New Biennial? Or Just Another One?
The Whitney Biennial has arrived! In this episode we sum up the 9 weeks of Art and Action and talk a little bit about the curatorial perspective on this Biennial. Unlike shows past, the 2019 Biennial is focused on bringing emerging and underrepresented artists to gallery floor..... we ask: what does that meeeeeeeeeean tho?
17 minutes | Apr 11, 2019
Crisis @ the Whitney: Mahina Movement
This week we interviewed vaimoana litia makakaufaki niumeitolu from Mahina Movement. Mahina Movement is a trio that uses poetry and song to tell personal and political stories that center Black, brown, indigenous, trans, and queer stories. Music at the top is from Mahina Movement’s Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/mahina-movement/psalm-for-jordan IG: Moanaloveniu IG: mahinamovement email: firstname.lastname@example.org If you like our show, hit us in the dms @whitestcube and/or show our patreon some love: patreon.com/whitestcube. You can also reach us by email at email@example.com
31 minutes | Apr 6, 2019
Protest 4: Working @ The Whitney
We talk to a front of house staffer who catches us up on what this moment looks like from the galleries. This episode is apart of out series in conjunction with the 9 Weeks of Art and Action leading up to the 2019 Whitney Biennial.
26 minutes | Mar 31, 2019
Protest 3: Crisis at the Whitney - Decolonize This Place + W.A.G.E
Week 2! W.A.G.E: https://wageforwork.com/home#top Decolonize This Place: @decolonizethisplace If you love us, throw us a buck! patreon.com/whitestcube
17 minutes | Mar 23, 2019
Protest 2: Crisis @ the Whitney!
13 minutes | Mar 14, 2019
Voices from the Void: Tyahra
In our Voices from the Void series, we get inside the minds of gallery attendants. What goes on in a mind trapped inside the white cube? SO MUCH. Our first episode features photographer Tyahra Angus, you can find her work at @afrocenteredmedia.
52 minutes | Feb 5, 2019
Power of Protest: When the People Curate
This episode is a mix of audio from our panel at the New England Museum Association's 100th annual conference. Our panel was called Power of Protest: When the People Curate and we were joined by culture worker Pampi and activists Amy and Nitasha from Decolonize this place. We also include an interview with a worker who was involved with the unionizing the staff of the Stamford Hilton Hotel, where the conference was held. we shout out: http://www.artandlaborpodcast.com/ more about the Stamford Hilton strike:https://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/article/Hilton-becomes-first-hotel-in-Stamford-to-unionize-13568592.php
72 minutes | Jan 22, 2019
Hoodgrown Aesthetic x Whitest Cube
We talked to Amber and Daughter of Contrast from Hoodgrown Aesthetic about: - Boston's UJIMA Project - The Boston Ujima Project organizes neighbors, workers, business owners and investors to create a community-controlled economy in Greater Boston. - Julie Mehretu - art star extraordinaire. - Museum Wings of Color - AKA the peaks and pitfalls of curating Black and Indigenous wings in museums -The infamous Killmonger scene from Black Panther -and we interview each other! Feel free to reach out to us with questions or comments anytime @whitestcube on Instagram or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
90 minutes | Oct 30, 2018
LIVE: Reporting on the Arts in Boston | Community Conversation
We invited 5 incredible women to the PRX Podcast Garage who are creating spaces, opportunities, and media to build a more supportive and equitable arts culture in the city of Boston for a moderated discussion about their work, their perspective on the city’s art ecology, and imagining potential futures for the city’s art landscape. Our panelists included: - Kara Elliott-Ortega, Chief of Arts and Culture - Catherine T Morris , Founder, Curator & Executive Director of BAMS Fest - Maria Garcia, Senior editor of The ARTery at WBUR Culture - Hoodgrown Aesthetic tells the story of 21st-century artists of color living in Boston and abroad hosted by Althea Bennet and Amber Torres
26 minutes | Sep 17, 2018
Protest Pt. 1: Digging In
Does Our Age of Art World Boycotts and Museum Protests prove that Resistance is not Futile? By Gregory Sholette frieze.com/article/does-our-ag…sistance-not-futile Decolonize This Place: nowthisnews.com/videos/news/why-w…e-brooklyn-museum
47 minutes | Sep 16, 2018
Do's and Docents ft. Dr. Porchia Moore
Dr. Porchia Moore - Visitors of Color: visitorsofcolor.tumblr.com - incluseum.com/about/ Our patreon! www.patreon.com/whitestcube Andrea Fraser's "Museum Highlights: A Gallery Talk," 1989: monoskop.org/images/6/62/Fraser…A_Gallery_Talk.pdf
36 minutes | Aug 20, 2018
WE LOVE MUSEUMS!(?)
In our very first episode we talk to the city of Boston about their ~museum feelings~ and uncover some conversations about race + class. We take that conversation to the creators of the project Look At Art Get Paid, Maia Chao and Josephine Devanbu, to find out more about the history of exclusion in museums. Look At Art Get Paid - www.lookatartgetpaid.org/home/
31 minutes | Aug 13, 2018
We Went Bey-Z, Our Apologies
Taking over museums is a family affair for the Knowles-Carters. We share our thoughts about the Carter -Knowles fam and their relationship to museums (remember Picasso Baby? Met Gala 2014? Now APESHIT?!). They have always been focused on disrupting institutions and building their own, and we're here for it.
7 minutes | Aug 13, 2018
What Is The Whitest Cube?
We introduce the show and break down our title for y'all!
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