Last week I had the pleasure of being the first speaker in a new series at Vancouver gallery Hot Art Wet City. Chris, the gallery owner, recorded my talk and the ensuing conversation. Grab something to make and have a listen while you work:
Longshot Radio on Creativity and FailureMay 9, 2012
Last week, on a whim, I pitched a story to some radio people who were putting together a whole show in just 48 hours. In conjunction with the brilliant public-radio show Radiolab and the 99% Conference in New York City, Longshot Radio was exploring the topic of creativity, revision and failure. If Mighty Ugly’s not about that, I don’t know what it’s about.
To my surprise and delight, I ended up working with a Radiolab producer on the piece I wrote and recorded in less than 24 hours. It was an honour to be part of such a smart and ambitious project, and downright awesome to have my piece included in the final show.
Here it is: