Out There Atlanta’s Summer Sound Series: Fahamu Pecou’s Fahamuisms

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Christian Siriano on view at SCAD FASH in Atlanta through October 9
Fahamu Pecou, photo by Neda Abghari.

This summer, Out There Atlanta presents Summer Sound Series, a collection of interviews with artists who find inspiration in sound or directly use it in their works.

Episode 73:  Fahamu Pecou is a visual and performing artist and graduate student in the Institute of Liberal Arts at Emory University. He dropped his first album last fall titled All That Glitters Ain’t Goals and shares the impetus behind that album in this interview.

Topics include: Reaching out to a specific audience with visual art versus music, the choice to do a PhD instead of an MFA, and how being a father changed his career.
Sounds include: several of Fahamu’s favorite bon mots, or Fahamuisms, and clips from his album All That Glitters Ain’t Goals. Follow this link to watch videos from the album.

Re:Focus a photo exhibition on view at Swan Coach House in Atlanta through October 27

Audio: Click the player above to listen to Lampe’s conversation with artist Fahamu Pecou, or download the MP3.

"All Dat Glitters Ain't Goals," painting by Fahamu Pecou, 2012.
All Dat Glitters Ain’t Goals, painting by Fahamu Pecou, 2012, courtesy the artist.



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