The Quarantine Tapes

The Quarantine Tapes 038: Kristy Edmunds

Episode Summary

Paul Holdengräber is joined by the Executive and Artistic Director of UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance, Kristy Edmunds.

Episode Notes

Today on episode 038, Paul Holdengräber is joined by the Executive and Artistic Director of UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance, Kristy Edmunds. Paul and Kristy discuss the solace found in the arts, and how we now have an opportunity, because of  this pandemic, to think about how the arts can be supported, in the hopes that they might still exist for future generations to enjoy.

Kristy Edmunds is an artist, curator, frequent keynote speaker and currently the Executive and Artistic Director of UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA), a leading presenter of contemporary performance on the West Coast.

Footnotes

UCLA Center for the Art of Performance

Ladysmith Black Mambazo at UCLA Center for the Art of Performance

Wim Wenders: “The most political decision you make is where you direct people's eyes. In other words, what you show people, day in and day out, is political...And the most politically indoctrinating thing you can do to a human being is to show him, every day, that there can be no change.”