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Chef, Author and Activist Bryant Terry is a Bad Ass Food Revolutionary

  Bryant Terry is an activist, author, mentor, speaker, educator, chef, practicing Buddhist, daddy, hubby and a champion for social justice via the food liberation movement. Inspired by his grandparents’ Memphis kitchen, his work with New York City youth, and the Black Panther’s Free Breakfast movement – among other things – the Oakland, Cali resident is passionate about self-empowerment through …

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Soul Fire Farm: Farming as Art

On a recent Friday night, I heard author Neil Gaiman give a talk on creativity. He explained creativity as the intersection between two previously disconnected ideas. When these seemingly disparate threads occupy the same space in our minds, something new is born. Soul Fire Farm exemplifies Gaiman’s understanding of creativity. Seemingly disparate ideas, farming and art, become undeniably linked through …

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The No-Empty-Time of Danish Painter Bo Gorzelak Pedersen

  Bo Gorzelak Pedersen is a Danish painter.  He was born in 1971 and grew up in the town of Struer, located in the western part of Denmark.  Bo studied at The Institute for History of Ideas at The University of Aarhus.   He started painting around 1998 and has since given various exhibitions in Denmark and in the UK. This …

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Producer Amerigo Gazaway On “Yasiin Gaye” And His Soul Mates Series

Amerigo Gazaway is known primarily as a remix producer. He began co-hosting a Soul show on a local Nashville radio station with former music  partner DJ Wally Clark before collectively founding a label several years ago. Nodding to Wu-Tang Clan’s fascination with the  Clarks Wallabee shoe, Gazaway and Wally—his own name a not-so-subtle appropriation of the reference—named their imprint Gummy …

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The Here and Now of the NYC painter Janice Nowinski.

Janice Nowinski has, in her own words, lived in New York her whole life.  Her paintings are as unsentimental and direct as one would expect from paintings born in this city.  They do not flirt, wink ironically or smirk sarcastically.  They do not depict, describe or portray, and they do not give more than they need to.  They are not verbose.  …

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George DuBose: Iconic ’80s Hip Hop and Punk Photographer

George DuBose got his big break with a studio photo of the then largely unknown New Wave band The B-52’s in the late 1970s. The shot, taken in 1978 and originally in black and white, would end up being used as the cover—with hand-drawn color added to the image after-the-fact—for the band’s breakout debut the next year. Shortly after, DuBose …

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Audio Chat: The Power of Commitment

  Hey folks. We’re about one week away from our third amazing cohort of Inkblotters (or Inkies, as they have endearingly termed themselves), and we’re ready to dive into some of the hard hitting topics that indy creatives want to know, in order to catapult themselves gently over their self-imposed limitations. We usually start off our 6-week intensive workshop with …

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Liz Maxwell: An Artmonk’s Take on Social Innovation

Liz Maxwell is just one of those people who you’ll meet once, and never forget. Her hearty and unselfconscious laugh, and general exuberance and joy, are kind of too contagious to ignore. You won’t stand a chance. She’s one of those free spirits who has done more in a few years than most people do in a lifetime. After college, …

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Project Inkblot’s Year in Review

  2013 has been bigger beyond our imaginations, and we (Jahan and Boyuan) want to thank you for supporting the work of our writers, our brilliant featured artists on the site, the community that has grown out of this tiny idea that led to the creation of Project Inkblot just a little over a year ago. We’ve morphed a few …

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