“The question of access is about audience and participation, and being able to deliver.”

Rochelle Steiner, a curator, writer, public art producer, and Professor of Critical Studies at USC’s Roski School of Art and Design. Rochelle shares with us how her lifelong interests in the public realm, audiences, and participation brought her to curating and have since informed her career.

Stream the interview on this here and on the showpage, or download it and subscribe through ApplePodcasts, Soundcloud, or GooglePlay.

Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles

This episode features a discussion of David Ulin’s Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles. A transplant to Los Angeles from New York, Ulin’s long essay/memoir is a meditation on moving through and defining his relationship with the sprawling diversity that is the City of Angels. The book begins with an essay on how walking can be a way to discover the city (any city or town) through serendipity.

Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley and Coding Serendipity into our Lives

Los Angeles Hashtags Itself is back!

This time, we leave Los Angeles and head to New York, where we talk with Dennis Crowley, the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Foursquare.

Election Day in New York

Sept 9, 2013 – by Jeremy Loudenback – Tomorrow marks an important date for New Yorkers. As polls open for the mayoral election, the city will be guaranteed a new face in the mayor’s office for the first time since 2001. Michael Bloomberg has held the reins through three mostly prosperous terms …