Inspiring Contemporary Blues Artists: The Preservation Hall Jazz Band & Keb’ Mo’

Reading Time: 6 minutes In this new series of articles, I’ll profile some of my favourite African American Blues artists. Up first are two contemporary acts with varied styles: one inspired by the traditional Jazz of New Orleans, the other, a post-modern Blues artist.… Continue Reading

The Fascinating Life of a… Steampunk multimedia artist!

Reading Time: 10 minutes  My subject for this “fascinating life” article definitely redefines the word “fascinating”! A true master of multimedia creation and pillar of the global Steampunk scene, Thomas Dean Willeford, talks history, a love of science, and the life of an artist…… Continue Reading

Inspired by Sci-Fi: discovering Japanese Metabolism, Afrofuturism, and the creative potential of AI

Reading Time: 7 minutes I’ve always been fascinated by Science Fiction, and in this article I discuss discovering an organic architectural movement, reimagining alternative black futures through art, and a screenplay written by an AI, all inspired by exploring the histories of this genre.… Continue Reading