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Arts, Culture & Media
March 29, 2018
London artist and writer Jess Thom, who has Tourette syndrome, has transformed her quirky disability into raw material for other artists.
After her husband’s death and a devastating flood, multimedia artist Laurie Anderson finds hope in the face of loss.
In 1978, the Comedy Store gave female comedians a room of their own. This is the story of its complicated legacy.
March 22, 2018
A birdwatcher and beatboxer combines his two passions to make a totally original sound.
The earthly origins of the alien sounds of “Star Wars” and “WALL-E.”
Theremin virtuoso Pamelia Stickney teaches a lesson in the eerie electronic instrument.
Can the clanks, bangs and hisses of a radiator become music?
Artist Nina Katchadourian transforms car alarms into bird calls.
In 2010, the two ensembles collaborated to make music from house plants and other ordinary objects.
March 15, 2018
She amassed one of the most important collections of work by black artists. When it was lost in a fire, she did it all over again.
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