Public Art Fund
In Public Art Fund’s podcast series, Public Art Works, artists and cultural leaders explore topical subjects like activism, representation, feminism, and even street food through the lens of public art in New York City.
Did you know that Shake Shack originated as a Public Art Fund project?
Who should be represented by monuments in our public spaces?
What role does art play in activism and protest?
These topics and more are unpacked in the six-episode season, hosted by actor Jeffrey Wright and featuring conversations among diverse voices including artists Ai Weiwei, Sue de Beer, Kate Gilmore, Xaviera Simmons, Hank Willis Thomas, Lawrence Weiner, and Erwin Wurm; activists Paola Mendoza and Arianna Gil; chef & restauranteur Danny Meyer; Ford Foundation President Darren Walker; Commissioner, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, Bitta Mostafi; food writer Joe DiStefano; Director of the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and former Director of Public Art Fund, Tom Eccles; former Project Specialist at Con Edison, Lisa Frigand; Public Art Fund’s own Nicholas Baume and Susan K. Freedman; and everyday New Yorkers!
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