"Claiming Artistic Freedom" - 5 Artist-Creators Share Their Definitions (Episode 102)







For the season five finale of call and response, we celebrate FREEDOM. In a time where fear and scarcity feel wide-spread, how can we claim freedom, abundance, and liberation for ourselves? We talk with five artists-creators about what artistic freedom means to them.





"I think of integrity for your creative spirit." - Ja'Michael De'Shawn


"The opportunity to play, fail, experiment, try, and learn on my feet." - Miranda Haymon


"I have the full capability to be my most authentic and unapologetic self." - Tayler Harris


"A liberation from any and every thing that might seek to inhibit a body of work." - Stevie Coleman


"The ability to create unencumbered...and follow where your creative heart is taking you. It's elusive but the moments you experience it is also energizing and it's bliss." - Marc J. Franklin