By Zhiwan Cheung
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Seeing Color is a podcast that talks with cultural workers and artists of color in order to expand the area of what is a predominantly white space in the arts. With discussions shifting between art and race, Zhiwan Cheung hashes out with guests a range of topics about the creative process in a white-dominated art world.
||CleanEpisode 13: All I Had To Do Was Let Go And Fall Apart (w/ John Peña)||On this episode, I headed over to John Peña’s house in Wilkinsburg to chat. I met John when I first arrived in Pittsburgh for graduate school and always found him to be warm and kind. John also received his MFA from Carnegie Mellon, but in 2008, well||2/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Self-Mythologizing (w/ Carol Zou)||On this episode, my close friend Carol Zou visited me in Berlin and I was overjoyed to finally chat with Carol. I have known Carol since our time in undergrad and seen her develop over the years into a formidable artist, activist, and cultural worker. S||1/29/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Harmony (w/ Umar Rashid)||Happy New Years everyone! I wish you had time for peace and reflection as we head into 2019. For this coming year, I am excited to release and share a whole batch of new interviews with you. Just as a reminder, Ariel Jackson, who I interviewed in the pr||1/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Rights of Opacity (w/ Ariel René Jackson)||Happy holidays and New Years everyone! I hope you are enjoying this much needed time with friends and family. On this particular episode, I took a brief trip to London to visit some friends and see some art. While there, I had the chance to chat with Ar||1/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Grinding Work Into A Fine Hash (w/ Paul Peng)||On this episode, I am excited to share with you the conversation I had with Paul Peng. Paul is an artist based in Pittsburgh who I met while we were both in school. I’ve been a fan of his art for quite a while and was looking forward to talking to Pau||12/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: We Are All Cute (w/ Tereneh Idia)||On this episode, I had the pleasure of talking with Tereneh Idia, a designer and writer currently based in Pittsburgh, PA. Tereneh attended Drexel University before moving around Washington D.C., Baltimore, and New York City. Tereneh describes these pla||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Tears and Pizza (w/ Adil Mansoor)||On this episode, I speak with Adil Mansoor, a theatre director and educator who’s work centers around the stories of queer folk and people of color. Adil is a founding member of Pittsburgh’s Hatch Arts Collective and a member of the Heinz Endowments||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: They Can Sure Enough Pronounce My Name (w/ Kilolo Luckett)||Hey everyone and welcome back. For this episode, I meet up with Kilolo Luckett, an art historian, writer, cultural producer, and curator. She also works as the arts commissioner for the city of Pittsburgh and is the curator for the August Wilson Center.||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: The Myth of Sisyphus (w/ Yujin Lee)||On this episode, I met with Yujin Lee, an artist who works with video, drawing, and printmaking. Yujin is interested in microhistorical narratives that revisit themes such as war, globalization, and collective identity. I first met Yujin while we were||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Cry, Baby (w/ Devan Shimoyama)||On this episode, I have the privilege of speaking with Devan Shimoyama, a wonderful artist and close friend. Devan grew up in Philadelphia and went to Penn State for his BFA before completing his MFA from Yale University in Painting/Printmaking in 2014.||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Who Gets To Be Called International (w/ Sarika Goulatia)||On this episode, I visit Sarika Goulatia in her studio, which was filled up to the ceiling with materials for her sculptures. Born in India, Sarika often works with large objects that are labor intensive to construct. Originally specializing in textiles||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: There Are Black People In The Future (w/ Alisha Wormsley)||On this episode, I sit down with Alisha Wormsley, an artist based in Pittsburgh who creates photos, sculpture, sound, and time-based work based on collective memory and the synchronicity of time periods. I first came to know of Alisha through her Homewo||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Launching Off with a Latino Who Lunches (w/ Justin Favela)||On this episode, I sit down with Justin Favela, a Las Vegas based artist who also co-hosts the Latinos Who Lunch Podcast. Justin and I first met in Miami at a residency, where we bonded over pupusas, empanadas, and the movie, Get Out. I caught up with J||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Insightful funny colorful podcast
Thrilled to hear more from Zhiwan Cheung and the creative community he taps into rich insights in a thoughtful way. Exciting!
Thoughtful and engaging!
Zhiwan's powerful and unique perspective is a welcomed addition to the podcast arena. I'm already hooked! FIVE stars all the way!
Glad to have a good POC Art podcast!