Kevin Doyle

“arts and culture (policy) is a fairly recent thing… it’s very tenuous” KD

“the establishing of public funding for arts and culture is part of the idea of citizens having access to their culture” KD

kevin doyle is artistic director of Sponsored By Nobody, we talk about :

  • arts funding grand narrative
  • company franciouse
  • camaraderie post war
  • arts and culture public policy as greater welfare movement
  • penny guggenheim
  • bernie sanders – “art is speech”
  • cohesive multiculturalism
  • “what is the excellence” MC
  • put funding of the arts as a show of a nations superiority
  • neil degrass tyson and eric snowden episode
  • the danger of the in-crowd
  • “you really wanna talk shop with people who can think up with the
  • conversation” – MC
  • hip hop lineage
  • dance literacy
  • education as a mobile pursuit for a nation?
  • buying stocks in healthcare of education
  • reagonomics
  • drinking the USA coolaid
  • tsunami stones – “it takes about three generations to forget”
  • mariane vantaturgen
  • kai studios
  • the long now – podcast about nuclear waste signage
  • essay –
  • “germany is not unwinding” KD
  • church hill quote “what are we fighting for”
  • Margaret thatcher
  • senator Claiborne Pell who wrote public arts funding policy
  • “wealthy americans used to believe their wealth came with some kind of public responsibility” KD
  • press conference – carnegie endowment for international peace (2004)
  • the american culture wars
  • charlton heston
  • trump
  • kanye west
  • the unwinding – George Packer

The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America

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Matt Cornell is based in the Asia-Pacific region and grew up in Darwin, on Larrakia land. He works through dance, choreography, sound, photography, and discussion to question the arbitrary configuration of systems, and is passionate about overcoming cognitive bias... to ask better questions… to dissolve malignant social narratives.

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