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Transcendence Through Comedy + Makeup | TCP Meets Miz Cracker
In Harlem, we visit drag performer Miz Cracker, who manages to make the subversion of gender and sexuality a truly entertaining and engaging endeavor.
Desus & Mero Do PULSE Contemporary Art Fair
The Creators Project's Emerson Rosenthal meets up with VICELAND stars Desus & Mero to show them around the PULSE Contemporary Art Fair at Art Basel Miami 2016.
The Smartphone is Absent | Perspectives, Esmeralda Kosmatopolous
Concluding our Perspectives series is conceptual artist Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos, who asks big questions about being human in a time of omnipresent technology.
Impossible Reality: Jean-Pierre Roy
Featured at Pulse's 2016 Contemporary Art Fair, we meet painter Jean-Pierre Roy, whose latest work is a convergence between high art aspirations and early visual memory.
Striking Scenes, Illuminated Brooklyn, and Wild Performances | Culture Beat Episode 7
We check in with filmmaker Sam Cannon, re-visit the time artist Duke Riley released thousands of pigeons strapped with LEDs and chat with choreographer Katherine Maxwell.
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A Fiery Attack on Gender Norms
We meet with personal trainer-turned-performance artist Cassils, who uses the body as a form of social sculpture, examining strength, violence, power, and vulnerability by testing the limits of endurance and empathy.
A South African Tradition Comes to the U.S | On Tour with Esther Mahlangu
The Creators Project gets exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the cross-country U.S. tour of renowned South African artist Esther Mahlangu.
Art Histories: Stalking Donald Trump
We explore an extreme version of art predicting life, as David Henry Brown Jr details his performance advocating for the presidency of Donald Trump back in 1999.
Gritty Johannesburg, Human/Puppet Theater, and Canine Video Art
We visit LA-based canine groomer Jess Rona, see how theater group Phantom Limb combines human and puppet actors to surreal effect for their newest play, Memory Rings and finally head to the Kalashnikovv Gallery in Johannesburg.
Satanic Art: A Fight for Freedom
The Creators Project spends the day with some members of The Satanic Temple as they unveil their newest sculpture of Baphomet at their Salem Gallery.
Surreal Masks, An Irreverent Half-Time Dance Squad, and Infinity Burial Suits
In this episode, we visit performance artist Henry David Nobody Jr.'s studio to see his provocative and transformative self-portrait masks, meet the LA City Municipal Dance Squad, and face mortality with Jae Rhim Lee's infinity burial suits.
Geological Sports, the GoatMan, and South African Photo-Therapy
From NYC to South Africa, we explore the best in art on Culture Beat.