Episode No. 501 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features artists Ekene Ijeoma and Chloë Bass.
Ijeoma is featured in “All Together, Amongst Many: Reflections on Empathy” at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha. The exhibition, which was curated by Rachel Adams, examines how artists have centered empathy within their work. It is on view through September 19.
Ekene Ijeoma is the director of Poetic Justice at the MIT Media Lab. His work brings together data with aesthetics and social issues across disciplines such as performance and installation. His work has been exhibited at institutions such as Storefront for Art and Architecture, The Kennedy Center, Washington, the Contemporary Art Museum Houston, and the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. His A Counting, a series of multimedia linguistic portraits of the United States created by crowdsourced recording, is currently on view in Houston, St. Louis and at the Bemis. Listeners may participate by calling a toll-free number via this link.