MAKE MOVES S2 Ep.11 feat. Maiza Hixson & Ingrid LaFleur, Artists, Curators, & 2017 Mayoral Candidates

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MAKE MOVES S2 Ep.11 feat. Maiza Hixson & Ingrid LaFleur, Artists, Curators, & 2017 Mayoral Candidates

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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

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.


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Maiza Hixson

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The Shaft

Santa Barbara Center for Art, Science, and Technology

Ingrid LaFleur

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Music to Check Out

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

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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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MAKE MOVES Facebook Page: @makemoveswithjohn


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