Podcast Episodes — Rod Jones Artist

Episode 48: Nisha Gupta Psychology of Creative Genius

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Episode 48: Nisha Gupta Psychology of Creative Genius

Episode 48: Nisha Gupta Psychology of Creative Genius Is there such a thing as a creative genius? You'll be surprised what you'll hear in this in-depth discussion from a psychologist/professor that teaches creativity. Our guest Nisha Gupta discusses being a Liberation Psychologist, and an Arts-based Phenoma-logical Researcher. She shares with us her unique way of approaching creativity and thoughts on how art and creativity can facilitate healing in response to societal oppression. Nisha also discusses her dedication to understanding society's impact, on the individual and trying to cultivate societal or collective healing. Nisha, who is also a very talented artist,...

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Episode 46: Rizal Tony - The Jazz Guitarist, Composer & Arranger

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Episode 46: Rizal Tony - The Jazz Guitarist, Composer & Arranger

  Episode 46: Rizal Tony - The Jazz Guitarist, Composer & Arranger This is one of those episodes that you will have the opportunity to listen to our discussion with a very talented and accomplished jazz musician and composer. Plus you'll get to hear Rizal play a couple of snippets from the music he performs. Our multi-talented guest Rizal shares his journey in becoming a formidable jazz musician. Along with his talents as a Senior Lecturer, composer, arranger, and Director of Jazz and Modern Music, he's one talented guy. Rizal is truly dedicated not only to performing music but teaching...

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Episode 45: Manuel Wotsch Building an Event Company Through Silence

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Episode 45: Manuel Wotsch  Building an Event Company Through Silence

 Episode 45: Manuel Wotsch Building an Event Company Through Silence Can you imagine a bunch of people with headsets on dancing? Or working as a team picking up litter and no one but them can hear what they are listening to, but they are having a great time. Our guest Manuel, a student at the Geneva School of Business in Spain, turned the idea of AURA Silent Disco Headphones into an event & rental company. He then launched the start-up in May 2021 with his three partners. He is very passionate about this project, and future ambitions are to enter...

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Episode 43: Josefin Lundahl Art Historian, Art Educator, Art Curation

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Episode 43: Josefin Lundahl Art Historian, Art Educator, Art Curation

Episode 43: Josefin Lundahl Art Historian, Art Educator, Art Curation  Our special guest Josefin Lundahl is a Swedish native and an art historian with over a decade of work in art education, curating, advising, and consulting in the US and Europe.  Josefin shares with us what it was like growing up with a father who was a highly respected art dealer. She talks about her work in the educational sector and how she independently ran a gallery project with the mission of creating a space for emerging artists to exhibit. She discusses the psychology behind creativity and how it affects...

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Episode 41: Yael Cherni - The Difference Between Being and Artist and an Entertainer

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Episode 41: Yael Cherni - The Difference Between Being and Artist and an Entertainer

 Episode 41: Yael Cherni - The Difference Between Being and Artist and an Entertainer Our guest Yael Cherni shares with us her dynamic career as a Soprano, Conductor, and Lecturer. She discusses her experiences in chamber "lieder" music and her love of Gershwin. She also discusses the difference between being an artist and an entertainer. A very accomplished talent in three creative disciplines. Yael has excelled in her career as a formidable talent that has been appreciated by audiences from all over the world. Yael also gives us a musical snack with a selection from Schuman and Gershwin. Yael Cherni:...

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