Artists in Conversation:

Conversations with CAR | Tracy Kostenbader

A collaboration with StoryCorps Chicago

The Co-Founder of AnySquared Projects speaks about her experience of how arts organizing and social justice impact Chicago communities.

Conversations with CAR | Jane Beachy

A collaboration with StoryCorps Chicago
The Chicago Artists Resource has teamed up with StoryCorps Chicago to bring you "Conversations with CAR".
Bare Bones, The Franklin. Image courtesy of the artists.

"We Do Not Say No"

Sarah and Joseph Belknap on collaboration

We talked to one of our favorite artist couples, Sarah and Joseph Belknap, about their creative partnership.

Randall Albers by Shane Welch

Mentoring is More

When mentorship becomes a lifelong endeavor.

"… we are going to a drum battle!” A drum battle? The voice on the phone was my mentor and writing teacher, Randy Albers.

Lin Hixson

Lin Hixson: Choreographer, Teacher, Director, Mentor

Mentorship as a way of life.

Lin Hixson is this amazing director, you see. From a 21 year run with Goat Island to her now thoroughly established performance project Every House Has a Door with Matthew Goulish, not to mention teaching for years at the School of the Art Institute and running this amazing summer program called Abandoned Practices – Well, let’s just say, many people could call her their mentor.

Mark Bazer

A Toast to the Host

Perspectives from six years of running a talk show in a bar.

Like many performance-based things, doing the show is the easy part. Putting the show together? That’s hard.

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