Change Lab: Conversations on Transformation and Creativity
By ArtCenter College of Design, hosted by ArtCenter President Lorne M. Buchman
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ArtCenter College of Design’s bi-weekly podcast features intimate interviews with leading artists examining the ideas fueling their work and how the creative process can be a catalyst for change—personally, professionally and globally. Hosted by ArtCenter President, Lorne M. Buchman, these conversations examine the many ways in which artists and designers are enriching our lives. ArtCenter College of Design is a global leader in art and design education; and our mission statement—Learn to create. Influence change—lies at the center of all we do.
||Clean14 Jackie Amezquita on Crossing Borders to Create Change||Jackie Amezquita graduated from ArtCenter's Fine Art department this past spring. Jackie, who entered the US illegally from Guatemala in 2003, finished her experience at ArtCenter with a timely and deeply personal final project: a 178 mile walk from...||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13 Courtney Martin on Activism and Inspiring Social Justice Through Writing||Courtney E. Martin is a recognized author, cultural critic, TED speaker, social activist and weekly columnist for the Webby Award-winning website, On Being. Her work is vulnerable yet powerful, filled with cultural insights and passionate appeals for...||5/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12 Chris Kraus on Writing Through a Mask||Chris Kraus is the rare writer to capture both the literary imagination and the pop culture zeitgeist. When her 1998 novel, I Love Dick, was re-issued in 2006, it was embraced as a feminist classic by a new generation. Among her admirers were the...||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11 Ellen Lupton on Design as Storytelling||Ellen Lupton is a design thinker of the highest order. As curator of contemporary design at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City, she has produced numerous exhibitions and books, including Thinking with Type (2004), which is used by...||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10 Yves Behar on Creating and Designing through Technology||Yves Behar is a Swiss-born entrepreneur and ArtCenter alum who has become the design world's reigning rockstar. As founder of the industrial design and branding firm, fuseproject, Yves has become a leading force in forging the future of sustainable...||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean09 Paula Scher on Conjuring Instantly Recognizable Design||Paula Scher is one of the most influential graphic designers working today. Having spent four decades at the top of the graphic design field, she has achieved iconic status. Paula was the first female principal to join Pentagram, the largest...||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean08 Amy Ziering on Giving Voice to Survivors of Sexual Abuse||Oscar nominated documentary filmmaker and producer Amy Ziering has spent much of her career fighting injustice. Her film work includes the films Outrage, about the hypocrisy of closeted gay politicians; The Invisible War, about the epidemic of rape in..||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean07 Wendy MacNaughton on Telling Stories Through Illustration and Text||Wendy MacNaughton is an illustrator, author, and graphic journalist whose work shines with warmth and humanity. One of her most recent works is a bestselling young adult novel that she created with her partner, author Caroline Paul, called The Gutsy...||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean06 Niklas Gustafsson on Creating Meaningful Brand Stories||ArtCenter alum Niklas Gustafsson is the Global Director for PepsiCo’s Design and Innovation team, where his duties range from developing more sustainable and efficient packaging to developing healthier drinks and snacks at scale. All of this is in...||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean05 Mari Nakano - Using Design for the Social Good||Mari Nakano is a social impact designer and Artcenter alum at forefront of her profession. She was recently named the Deputy Director of the Service Design Studio at the New York City’s Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity. Previously, Mari...||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean04 Sara Khoury - Designing for the User and Human Experience||Sara Khoury is an ArtCenter alum who specializes in user experience. She is now the Director of User Experience Design at Google, where she oversees product design for many of their apps including Google Hire. Previously, Sara led UED teams at Bank of..||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean03 Edgar Arceneaux - Using Critical Thinking to Share Stories||Edgar Arceneaux is an LA-based contemporary artist and ArtCenter alumni who strives to find awe and mystery in life. His body of work has been seen exhibited and performed internationally, and it celebrates the asking of penetrating historical and...||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean02 John X. Carey - Balancing Art and Commerce in Film||John X. Carey is a filmmaker and ArtCenter alum with a commitment to bringing social conscience to commercial spots. He was one of AdWeek’s top 20 content creators of 2016, and with good reason. He launched his career in 2013 with Dove’s Real...||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean01 Lynda Weinman - Taking Arts Education Online||Lynda Weinman founded Lynda.com in 1995 to provide wider access to popular digital arts courses she began teaching at ArtCenter. Often dubbed the mother of the internet, she transitioned from a focus on her successful book about web design to laying...||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Denizen of the Digital Domain
Lorne Buchman's insightful interviews are full of the surprising twists and turns you'd find in any great storytelling. With creativity as the through-line, each episode unveils a vivid portrait of the artist--deep, revealing and inspiring to anyone who aspires to a life guided by creative expression.
Designers, artists and filmmakers share their personal stories in lucid and frank conversations. Can't recommend it enough.
Smart, lively, inviting
Not surpised how astute the president of ArtCenter is but glad to hear a wide-ranging interview that is unique in its perpective and stands out because of the conversation's warm-spirited ease and quick pace. Among the most observant podcasts I have heard, and I'm a everyday consumer.