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We spoke to Michèle, Joe, and Yasmin about their project, their new filmmaking process, and how they’re hoping to bring users into the past to create a more free future. Alex—Tell me about the project in a nutshell. Yasmin Elayat—So, we’re working on the first episode of the Changing Same. It’s a magical realist time-travel


Jake Yuzna talks about his Creative Capital Project, After America, and the unique workshop practice to collaborate with the actors who play versions of themselves.


Meshell Ndegeocello speaks about her Creative Capital Project, Chapter & Verse: The Gospel of James Baldwin, an accessible series of songs, thoughts, and meditations offered online and through a phone number anyone can dial for free.


Steve Rowell speaks about how his Creative Capital Project, Uncanny Sensing, Remote Valleys, which documents, examines, and represents how the nonhuman world exists in an environment so altered by humans.


Megan Canning and Rachel Crawford speak about their four-part workshop on how to make a compelling artist website.


We speak to the collaboration Lily & Honglei about how their Creative Capital Project explores how families in China have been torn up by China’s rapid urbanization.


Deborah Stratman talks about her Creative Capital Project, The Illinois Parables, an experimental documentary centered around events in Illinois’s history in which ideological belief shapes the world we live in today.


We spoke to Srikanth Reddy about his new book-length poem, and Creative Capital Project, Underworld Lit, published by Wave Books


We spoke to Percival Everett about his Creative Capital Project, Telephone, a new novel published by Graywolf Press, which comes in three different versions.


Jocelyn Arem is an artist who specializes in turning archival content into art. She leads our four-part online workshop, “Archival Storytelling for Artists,” starting May 6. We spoke to her about how she suggests artists approach archival storytelling.