MAP Radio Hour


Art and Culture & Society

Cultural Producer Janeil Engelstad Hosts Conversations with Writers, Artists, Designers and Others Impacting People and the Planet.


Voices From Ukraine: Artist Olia Fedorova, On the Frontline of the War

Recorded on 2022-03-24

Artist Olia Fedorova lives and is sheltering in Ukraine’s second largest city Kharkiv, 40 kilometers from the border with Russia. She shares stories about day to day life during wartime, reflects on how the meaning of her art is changing since the invasion and her views on Russian culture and imperialism.

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Art and Protest: A Conversation with Aram Han Sifuentes

Recorded on 2020-08-10

MAP’s series of podcasts produced in conjunction with MAP2020: The Further We Roll, the More We Gain that critically examines the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment continues with Artist Aram Han Sifuentes. Aram talks about her projects in support of voting and protests, Official Unofficial Voting Station: Voting for All Who Legally Can’t and […]

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Art that Engages Power and Systems of Thought: A Conversation with Cauleen Smith

Recorded on 2020-07-11

Artist Cauleen Smith reflects upon her work, the value of money and putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, Alice Coltrane, the tools used by the powerful and the flag she designed for MAP2020: The Further We Roll, The More We Gain. MAP2020 commemorates and critically examines the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which […]

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Addressing the Trauma of Migration: A Conversation with Artist Beili Liu

Recorded on 2020-01-10

Artist Beili Liu talks about her cultural experience as a young child in China and her work addressing the trauma of migration and immigration through commonplace materials and textiles, materials that connect to traditional woman’s work of caring, supporting and tending. This conversation is part of MAP2020: The Further We Roll, The More We Gain, […]

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Voices From the Center 4: Life Before and After the Fall of the Berlin Wall, a Conversation with Ján Orlovský, Director of Open Society Foundation, Slovakia

Recorded on 2019-10-08

This special series of MAP Radio Hour podcasts, Voices From the Center is produced in conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The series continues with a conversation between Janeil Engelstad and Ján Orlovský about the Velvet Revolution, life in post-communist Slovakia, and the work of Open Society Foundation in […]

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Voices From the Center 3: The Birth of a Revolution a conversation with Documentary Filmmaker Anna Mydlarska

Recorded on 2019-10-03

This special series of MAP Radio Hour podcasts, Voices From the Center is produced in conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall continues with a conversation between Janeil Engelstad and Documentary Filmmaker Anna Mydlarska. Mydlarska played an active, and often clandestine role in the fall of communism in Poland as a member […]

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Sound as Made Material: A Conversation with Shannon R. Stratton

Recorded on 2018-04-27

Janeil Engelstad talks with Shannon Stratton about her work as the 
Mildred and William Lasdon Chief Curator at The Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, as well as Stratton’s own background as an artist and MAD’s recent exhibition Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound. Intro bumper created by Emily Counts. Outro Bumper: “Knotted […]

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Designing Oyster Reefs: A Conversation with Architect Evelyn Tickle

Recorded on 2018-02-22

Janeil Engelstad talks with Evelyn Tickle about Grow Oyster Reefs, her work to restore oyster reefs along the US Eastern Seaboard and the class she leads at James Madison University where students are designing buildings inspired by oyster reef design with an eye towards protecting shorelines, as the sea level rises. Bumper: “Color Garden” by […]

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A Conversation with Eco-Art Luminary Newton Harrison pt. 2

Recorded on 2017-11-03

Part two of Janeil Engelstad’s conversation with eco-art pioneer Newton Harrison includes conversation about his current watershed project in Scotland, the impact of climate change on the region, both now and in the future, and how art and science can address it. Today’s episode features music by Austin-based musician Lungfulls. To hear more of his […]

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Identity & Material Evocation: A Conversation with Sopheap Pich and Jacqueline Chao pt. 1

Recorded on 2017-10-27

In part one of a two-part conversation, Janeil Engelstad talks with renowned artist Sopheap Pich and the Crow Collection of Asian Art’s, Curator of Asian Art, Dr. Jacqueline Chao about Pich’s work, the relationship between art and cultural identity, curatorial practice and more. Today’s episode features music by Austin-based musician Lungfulls. To hear more of […]

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Sarah Kavage: Art, Ecology, and Native Peoples

Recorded on 2017-09-21

Janeil Engelstad talks with artist and urban planner Sarah Kavage about her collaborative project Duwamish Revealed, as well as creative engagement with Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest and industry’s impact on their ancestral home.

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A Conversation with Mick Lorusso

Recorded on 2017-04-19

Janeil Engelstad speaks with cross-disciplinary artist Mick Lorusso about his work at the intersection of art and science addressing global warming, as well as how collaboration and social media can impact environmental and social issues.

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A Conversation with Dr. Thomas Deuel

Recorded on 2017-03-06

Janeil Engelstad speaks with practicing neurologist and sound artist Dr. Thomas Deuel about the impact of music on the brain and it’s role as a therapeutic tool, as well as his background as a jazz musician. Dr. Deuel also talks about the Encephalophone – a brain-music interface he designed that allows for thought-controlled music creation.

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A Conversation with Sarah Koehler

Recorded on 2017-02-01

Janeil Engelstad talks with Sarah Koehler currently a graduate student in Statistics at Colorado State University (CSU) about how artistic training shapes one’s work in the social and physical sciences and the impact of a social science education on a career in the arts. Koehler also talks about a software package that she is writing […]

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MAP Radio Hour [ENG]

Recorded on 2016-06-06

In this podcast Janeil Engelstad and Yvan Tina discuss their projects “Make Art with Purpose” and “Virtual Africa”. They talk about the common threads and possible collaboration between these incredible projects. Also discussed is art, technology, and the advancements these have created in educational options.

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