A podcast by Gesso, about human creativity, history, and the spaces we live to learn about.
Bowery Neighborhood Primer
2/21/2020 | 9 min
Over the past two weeks Gesso has provided neighborhood primers for New York City including Greenwich Village and Harlem. This week we're...
Harlem Neighborhood Primer
2/13/2020 | 11 min
Last week, we released our first New York City neighborhood primer about Greenwich Village. In this episode, we're going for a walk through the...
Greenwich Village Neighborhood Primer
2/7/2020 | 7 min
See Greenwich Village through a new lens, as Gesso gives you an exclusive first look at our neighborhood primers in New York City.
Vikki Tobak: Contact High
1/21/2020 | 13 min
Writer and curator Vikki Tobak discusses her Detroit roots, the genesis of hip-hop, and her new exhibit at the International Center of Photography...
James Coupe: Warriors
1/21/2020 | 11 min
Artist James Coupe discusses uncanny surveillance techniques, cult films, and his new exhibit at the International Center of Photography...
Tyler Mitchell: I Can Make You Feel Good
1/21/2020 | 9 min
Photography wunderkind Tyler Mitchell and curator Isolde Brielmaier discuss cooking, black joy, and Mitchell's new exhibit at ICP...
Lee Krasner: Good Painting, My Dear
11/11/2019 | 23 min
The story of Lee Krasner is not a neat or easy one to tell. Not because it’s been done before, though it has, or because she was one of the great...
The Hangman's Elm
10/31/2019 | 16 min
In collaboration with Washington Square Park Conservancy, we present a very special episode all about spooky myths. In the spirit of Halloween...
Being Human: NYC's Tenement Museum
10/22/2019 | 7 min
Ever wish you could catapult backwards in time? You can. Enter the perfectly preserved tenement buildings at 97 or 103 Orchard St....
Dream City: The Origins of the High Line
10/15/2019 | 9 min
Before it became a world-renowned example of urban renewal, The High Line was just a set of abandoned railroad tracks running across lower...
Forbidden Texts: Xiaoze Xie at Asia Society
9/26/2019 | 10 min
A child of China's Cultural Revolution, artist Xiaoze Xie knows censorship all too well. For over twenty years, he's worked to understand thought...