Jul
25

Sidedoor: The art of war

Sidedoor: The art of war

In this episode, we look at artists whose work has helped reveal the human side of war. You’ll hear about a famous artist who got his start sketching Civil War soldiers and landscapes, and was never the same again. Also featured are two contemporary artists: a painter whose work depicts war’s psychological impact on his best friend, and a female combat photographer who repeatedly risked her own life to document her fellow soldiers’ experiences on the battlefield. Continue reading Sidedoor: The art of war

Jan
18

Sidedoor: Shake it up

Sidedoor: Shake it up

Transforming things we take for granted: An astronomer who has turned the night sky into a symphony; an architecture firm that has radically rethought police stations; and an audiophile who built a successful record company on underappreciated sounds. Continue reading Sidedoor: Shake it up

Jan
04

Sidedoor: You do you

Sidedoor: You do you

Identity in a complex world: A look at the many roles each person plays in daily life; a group of lesbian feminists create an entirely new culture, religion and society in the 1970s; and Iraqi archaeologists work to preserve their cultural heritage after years of war. Continue reading Sidedoor: You do you

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