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If you regularly attend art openings in Atlanta, chances are you’ve seen Brandon English. Almost invariably the tallest person at any such event, and topped with a distinctive afro that wreathes his head like dark flame, English stands out…

The Brain Fuzz guys mets up with Paul Stephen Benjamin during his exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia last December for a thoughtful conversation on his his work, process, and creative path. They explore the balance between life and work, audience…

WeHome podcast 7

Odessa Kelly is the director of Napier Recreation Center and a leader in the movement for affordable housing in Nashville. She interviews Ed Henley, a Nashville native who has worked with the city on large civic projects.

Joshua Martin, a rapper who grew up in the South Nashville community is using his music to uplift youth. In this WeHome episode, he interviews Joe Bradford, a survivor of poverty, prison, and kidney disease who runs a ministry…

The Jamaican-born Atlanta artist talks about growing up in Jamaica and New York, smell as memory, the triumphant Jamaican narrative compared to the American slave narrative, and the black subconscious.

In this episode of Erica Ciccarone’s podcast about the changing Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood in Nashville, two forward-looking teens are interviewed by Betsy Littrell, an architect and sustainability advocate.

Atlanta artist Craig Drennen, the subject of an exhibition on view at MOCA GA through January 27, talks about growing up in West Virginia, where culture “leaked in,” his painting heroes, working in New York, and attending Skowhegan.

Artist Amelia Briggs, director of Nashville’s outpost of David Lusk Gallery, talks to fellow artist Alysha Irisari Malo, the co-founder of a new arts organization in Wedgewood-Houston.

A young singer named Andrea Evans interviews Leola Cullom about the South Nashville neighborhood she grew up in the 1950s, a lost haven.

WeHome Illustration by Lauren Cierzan.

Episode 2 of the Nashville podcast chronicling the Wedgewood-Houston and Chestnut Hill neighborhoods features Frank Whitmore, who found music and faith in prison, and Audra Almond-Harvey, the director of the art space abrasiveMedia.

Cosmo Whyte, Cold Sweat

Cosmo Whyte is receiving considerable accolades for his photographs and installations addressing his Jamaican background. He recently talked to Ed Hall about attending Bennington College and the University of Michigan, teaching at Morehouse, and some stories behind his compelling…