In episode 24 of The Rumpus’s Make/Work podcast, host Scott Pinkmountain facilitates a conversation between four artists—Fiona Connor; her brother Jamie Connor, a web developer; artist and writer Brigitte Nicole Grice; and artist Catherine Davis, who works as the manager at the Eames House in Pacific Palisades.
The conversation veers from Marx and labor power to the difference between honesty and truth in art, to public vs. private practices, to Scott’s ignorance about New Zealand, as well as Moondog and a whole passel of other stuff.
I have a day job…and that gives me the freedom to make work outside of the market. I don’t have to make money off it. —Davis
Every creative laborer has a different story to tell about how they negotiate their relationship between their creative work and their paycheck and how they balance their lives to sustain their creative practice. In Make/Work, Scott will speak with emerging and established artists working in a wide range of creative mediums about how they survive, how they make a living, and how they maintain their work over the long term. New episodes will be released every other Thursday.