Pyragraph’s interview series with artists, musicians, creatives and organizers all over the world.
Embracing the Botanical: Argentinian Muralist Creates Murals that Revere Local Fauna
Pastel: “Creating murals is a way of working that can be observed as an informational tool, one that conveys local identity, nature, geography, economy, etc. The result is a kind of ‘micro architecture’ or a natural form of urban acupuncture.”Read More
Burning Questions with Dahlak Brathwaite On performing, inspiration and the value of collaboration
“It’s great to have a vision—but I’ve learned and am learning how to limit how much I impose my vision upon any creative process. I’m conscious of leaving space for others to enter into the idea and provide what I wouldn’t have thought of.”Read More
How Trump Turned Presidential Politics Into Pro Wrestling I talk with Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee, authors of The Donald
Roles are easier to understand when you understand the ultimate goal, which is heat. Heat translates to popularity. The same things that work in wrestling work in presidential politics and state elections and high school president elections.Read More
Burning Questions for Delaney Allen, the Reflective, Reflexive Photographer
Guest Blogger Stefan Jennings Batista has an enlightening talk with Delaney Allen, the successful and mindful photographer from Portland.Read More
Burning Questions for Barney Lopez Musician and theater director holds fundraiser for student literacy program
Barney Lopez shares: “I think one of the greatest aspects of theater for the kids to learn is how to complete a large project. There are many moving parts. It’s not gonna be finished in one lesson.”Read More
Meow Wolf: The Newfangled and Undefinable
If by this point you have not heard about Meow Wolf, you have our permission to crawl out from whatever giant robot’s foot you’ve been hiding under.Read More
Burning Questions: How Sarah Gerard Became a Published Author
We knew who represented our favorite writers—that says a lot of about a particular agent’s tastes, whether we thought they’d be interested in reading our work.Read More
Burning Questions for Rain Anya and Sarah Bebe Holmes of Paper Doll Militia
Rain Anya of Paper Doll Militia (LA/Scotland) was gracious enough to allow my interview. Paper Doll Militia is the token aerialist feature of the festival, and they’ll be performing Friday and Saturday, January 15 and 16, at AirDance ArtSpace.Read More
Burning Questions for Andrew Fearnside, the Fine and Resourceful Artist
Andrew advises: “Let your work take up even more space in your life. And then let it take up even more. Know that art is exchanged for many currencies—appreciation, community, sometimes money.”Read More
Burning Questions for Emily Dunkin of Keshet Ideas and Innovation Center We talk about how KIIC is helping artists not starve, and make more art
KIIC is a relatively new nonprofit based in Albuquerque whose mission is to expand and enhance strong business foundations for the many dynamic artists and arts organizations in the State of New Mexico.Read More
Burning Questions for Damian Taggart, Founder of Mindshare Studios Inc.
I interviewed Damian Taggart, Mindshare’s founder, to find out more about his projects and glean some of his insights in working with tech and small biz.Read More
Burning Questions for Andrew Dhuey, Lawyer in Monkey Selfie Case
When I saw that Andrew was representing British photographer David J. Slater in the Monkey Selfie case, I had to hit him up with some burning questions.Read More
Burning Questions for Lars Eidinger, One of the Truest Actors in the World WARNING: You might have to smell his “piss in the corner"
I can say without hesitation, Lars Eidinger is the best, truest theater actor I have ever seen. He’s not so bad digitally either.Read More
Burning Questions for The Lymbs
Jeremy Kinter gets mind-molested by Gage and Jeff who answer his Burning Questions about being a two-piece in Albuquerque.Read More
Burning Questions for Author Gabrielle Zevin Creative emergence and A. J. Fikry
Gabrielle shares her insights on being aware of her audience, inspirations for her books and characters, and the relative merits of print versus electronic books.Read More
Burning Questions for Katya Crawford, Professor of Landscape Architecture On her curating 'From the Ground Up: Design Here + Now'
Katya Crawford, curator of the exhibition “From the Ground Up: Design Here + Now,” answers questions about architectural and cultural landscapes in ABQ.Read More