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I am a Vermont Artist: Tina Escaja (a.k.a. Alm@ Pérez)

I am a Vermont Artist: Tina Escaja (a.k.a. Alm@ Pérez)

Posted: September 20, 2021

Cyberpoets practice the art of electronic literature. Working at the intersection of language and technology, they create experiences that redefine what a poem or story can be. For Burlington-based cyberpoet Tina Escaja (a.k.a. Alm@ Pérez), this means everything from interactive poem-websites to scannable barcode-poems and even three-dimensional, spider-like “robopoems.” While… Read More
First Person: KeruBo at BCA’s Summer Concert Series

First Person: KeruBo at BCA’s Summer Concert Series

Posted: June 25, 2021

First PersonBy Niamh Carty For more than a year, concerts have been put on hold as we all grappled with our changing world in the face of a pandemic. With an increase in the vaccination rate, though, venues are beginning to reopen and welcome back listeners and performers. With… Read More
Art in the Time of Covid: Lauren Larken Scuderi

Art in the Time of Covid: Lauren Larken Scuderi

Posted: June 9, 2021

Discovering ways to stay connected has been a difficult task for many this past year, but Lauren Larken Scuderi and the Artner Project have strived to maintain connections through individual and collaborative creative endeavors. Through the Artner Project, Lauren and other artist friends can provide support for one another by… Read More
Steering the Ship: A Q&A with Vermont’s Cultural Leaders | Jay Wahl

Steering the Ship: A Q&A with Vermont’s Cultural Leaders | Jay Wahl

Posted: May 24, 2021

Leaders of arts and cultural organizations must draw on perhaps until now untested courage and fortitude to navigate today’s choppy seas. A viral pandemic, economic devastation, unending climate crises, and mass demonstrations to end systemic racism—all are reshaping the cultural landscape. How will these factors shape the… Read More
Objects of Care: An Interview with Artist Kate Donnelly

Objects of Care: An Interview with Artist Kate Donnelly

Posted: March 15, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has thrust the work of the caregiver into the spotlight like never before. Nurses, doctors, hospice workers, and death doulas have become the most essential workers in the world, and the toll of their work among the gravest. This contradiction at the heart of care—that the wellbeing… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: KeruBo

I am a Vermont Artist: KeruBo

Posted: November 19, 2020

Burlington Afro-jazz singer Irene Kerubo Webster, who goes by the stage name KeruBo, uses her voice to heal and inspire. Her latest song and music video, “Hakuna Lolote,” is a message of hope and comfort for the African and New American Vermonters she serves as a social worker. The… Read More