Art in The Real World on Word of Mouth Thursday, August 1st, 9pm on 88.9

Jul 29, 2013

Conversations with artists of all kinds doing work in and about the real world, far outside of lofts and studios.Dronestagram/Trinity  -- An artist creates an online gallery of landscapes of drone strike locations before they were hit. A fascinating combination of journalism and art that creates a new view of a largely secret war. And the author of the graphic novel "Trinity" discusses illustrating a turning point in U.S. history, the top secret WWII Manhattan Project, which resulted in the atomic bomb.

Amos Kennedy/Pianos in Public/Eiffel Tower Music -- Artist, activist and self-proclaimed "humble negro printer" Amos Kennedy talks about his work and why he sells it for just fifteen dollars. Dartmouth's arts center celebrates its anniversary with a community installation of pianos. And a composer known for making music with a bridge turns his eye toward transforming the Eiffel Tower into a gigantic instrument.New Sounds from Arab Lands/Castle in the Clouds   -- New Sounds from Arab Lands on creating music inspired by disparate traditions. And a New Hampshire man follows his artistic dream, which happens to be building a castle on a remote mountaintop. Thursday, August 1st, 9pm on 88.9