Headlands Center for the Arts Turns 30

at 10:00 AM
 (Telstar Logistics/Flickr)

A writer who sets up rock concerts for gorillas. A former bicycle engineer who makes art out of scrub brushes and rope swings. A man who designs natural "lightbulbs" with roots and dirt. Those are some of the creative minds who are part of the Artists Programs at Headlands Center for the Arts, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this week. We look at the history of the center, and talk to the artists who find inspiration in the old military fort nestled in the Marin Headlands.

Are you an artist? Where do you find inspiration? And what environment or community do you need to create art?

Guests:

sharon maidenberg, executive director of the Headlands Center for the Arts

Laurel Braitman, affiliate artist at the Headlands Center for the Arts and author of the upcoming book "Animal Madness," which explores mental illness in nonhuman animals

Paolo Salvagione, artist-in-residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts

Will Oldham, musician who sometimes performs as Bonnie "Prince" Billy and former artist-in-residence at Headlands Center for the Arts

Phil Ross, former artist-in-residence at Headlands Center for the Arts and assistant professor in the Art and Architecture Dept. at USF

Sponsored

Sponsored

Volume
KQED Live
Live Stream
Log In ToPledge-Free Stream
LATEST NEWSCAST
KQED
NPR
Live Stream information currently unavailable.
Share
LATEST NEWSCAST
KQED
NPR
KQED Live

Live Stream

Live Stream information currently unavailable.