In this episode, Wioleta talks to award-winning experience designer, artist and educator Graham Plumb about his passion for digital experiences that go beyond screen-based interfaces, “happy accidents” in the process of making art and designed objects, and humor as a gateway into art.
In this episode, Wioleta talks to supervising animator at Dreamworks Animation and filmmaker, Rani Naamani about his passion for both film and animation. Wioleta and Rani chat about what it takes to create captivating and award-winning animated films. Rani also reminds us of how team sprit, collaboration and supportive and nurturing environment are crucial to unifying an idea and bringing a masterpiece to life.
Sketches of Phil Betterman by Rani Naamani
In this episode, Wioleta talks to painter, designer and educator Mimi Sheiner about adjusting our perspective, relying on memory and finding forgiveness from one’s own judgement.
You can find Mimi’s work on Instagram @mimisheiner.
In this episode, Wioleta talks to designer, artist and educator Martin Venezky about the importance of staying observant, challenging yourself, experimenting and dipping into a new territory. Martin shares his thoughts on creative process and developing one’s own unique methods and techniques of making and designing and how slowing down can enhance that process.
In this episode, Wioleta talks to painter and educator Craig Drennen about his latest show at Laney Contemporary Gallery in Savannah, GA and how Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens has served as a source of inspiration since 2008 and led to a distinct body of work. Craig explains how the concept of “edgeland” as articulated by the Lettrist and Situationist groups relates to his work and why it is important to rely on intuition.
You can find Craig’s work at craigdrennen.com and laneycontemporary.com and on Instagram @craigdrennen. “Merchants, Bandits, and Certain Senators”. “Depiction, Again” group exhibition at the Kunstverein Langenhagen.
In this episode, Wioleta talks to writer and editorial director Herbert Lui about getting lost to find your way, dealing with creative blocks and no right or wrong way to do this.
We are very excited to return to CrazyBird Podcast with new episodes. We hope you will join us weekly to meet and listen to fascinating artists and creatives and their thoughts on art, culture and nature.
Season 1 of the CrazyBird Podcast has been completed. Now, it is time to look back, reflect and plan Season 2. Thank you very much to all the wonderful guests and the CrazyBird listeners. Thank you for your support, feedback, words of encouragement and also for that one word that has stood out throughout Season 1: “INSPIRING”. It was Wioleta’s very goal to create a platform and build a community that would be inspiring.
We would like to finish Season 1 with Elle Luna’s words (Episode 9) and pose a question to all of us: “What is each of our unique roles within society?” Stay tuned for Season 2!