Art as Medium and Message
As I get to know the artists on BeMused Network, I am reaffirmed in my belief that artists represent some of the most untapped potential in society.
The remounting of Interface by Matthew Roberts by Spectrum Music at Nuit Blanche this weekend is a beautiful experiential essay on the incredible experience that's possible when we remove the barrier between performers and audiences.
The Queer Songbook project involves musicians-turned-ethnomusicologists as they document through songs the music carried members of the LGBTQ through their closeted years.
These are some of the most relevant conversations for us to be having today, and what better way to engage in it but through art as a medium?
Learn more about these two projects and much more below.
Margaret Lam, founder