Society & Culture
Vinitha Watson: The Artist As An Entrepreneur
What’s the point of art as a business? And how can creatives thrive in a system that does not value their labor? Artist, design strategist, and entrepreneur Vinitha Watson chats with us about the ever-shifting music industry, our connections under Capitalism, and why entrepreneurship is a necessary vehicle for cultural change.
Follow @VinithaWatson on social media and learn more about the life changing not-for-profit Zoo Labs and their music residency here.
Today’s featured musician is Dillbilly, a genre-queer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from the rural Midwest. You can find more from them at Dillbillymusic.com. Songs listed in order played:
(0:57 - 1:40) Dillbilly, Heavyweight
(3:45 - 4:15) Dillbilly, Marionette
(11:25 - 11:45) Dillbilly, Mouth Sounds
(22:16 - 25:20) Dillbilly, Bees Busy
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This episode was produced and engineered by booch McCandless.
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