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Junauda Petrus-Nasah Creates a World of Radical Whimsy in Her Art

For Junauda Petrus-Nasah, our world is at a critical creative moment. Though Junauda’s work has long revolved around her vision for racial equity, she...

Chamindika Wanduragala Creates Wonderment in Puppetry and Stop Motion

  I’m a multidisciplinary artist building a world full of characters that are sometimes human, sometimes anthropomorphic creatures that exist in a space between dream...

Minnesota Portraits: A Conversation with Stephen McClellan

Mentor, music business guru and notorious grouch, Stephen McClellan was interviewed while he was still a general manager at First Avenue nightclub, at a...

‘Calling to police to request help with fish tank…what now?’

The year 2020? Between a pandemic, global protests sparked by outrage over police brutality, killer bees and invasive, lawn-munching beetles, this year has been...

Minnesota Portraits: A Conversation with Ricardo Levins Morales

Artist, community organizer and co-founder of the Northland Poster Collective, Ricardo Levins Morales' work blends social commentary with an undeniable hopefulness. (For thirty years,...

Vanessa B. Agnes Makes Space for Art that Heals

Vanessa B. Agnes could not stand idly by as the city of Minneapolis grieved George Floyd’s police killing. So, in a 10-day period of...

Minnesota Portraits: A Conversation with Craig Rice

Director, producer, musician and teacher, Craig Rice has been a staple of the Minnesota film production scene since the 1980s. In this episode of...

Minnesota Portraits: A Conversation with Dominique Serrand

Artist, performer, director, Dominque Serrand discusses the origins and humble beginnings of the renowned company he helped to start, Theatre de la Jeune Lune....

Is the Land O’Lakes Maiden a Racist Trope or Symbol of...

  High-profile Minnesota dairy brand Land O'Lakes made national headlines in April 2020 (not easy to do during a pandemic) when it quietly removed the...

A Recent Exhibit Showcased ‘Portraits’ at Norway House

  John Kaul has been witnessing history at the Minnesota State Capitol for half a century as a staffer and lobbyist, but this spring he...