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How to Change

“How to Change” is a limited series for “Southland Sessions” exploring the most critical issues facing Southern California culture makers in this pivotal historical moment. Each column will explore a question posed to a range of artists and culture workers, and include recommendations to address these concerns from a practical, action-oriented perspective.
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How Artist-Parents Are Nurturing Culture – and What We Can Learn From Them

Columnist Anuradha Vikram talks to artists about how being an artist has made them better parents and the reverse, and how they bring their artistic know-how to their families, including what they've learned in the pandemic that they intend to carry forward in their personal and professional lives.
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How Are Artist-Parents Adapting to the Pandemic?

Columnist Anuradha Vikram talks to artists who are raising children in different kinds of family situations, to understand the unique challenges of parenting while navigating a creative practice in a pandemic.
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How Can I Teach Art in a Pandemic?

Schools have been online for almost a year now, presenting unique challenges for educators who teach studio art as a K-12, university and professional development subject. Columnist Anuradha Vikram talks to artists who are educators about how they are adapting to the parameters of teaching online and learning at home.
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How Can I Use Outdoor Spaces to Share My Art and Build Community?

The pandemic has shuttered many of the usual venues where artists gather to exhibit and connect with one another. Columnist Anuradha Vikram talks to artists who are organizing opportunities for artists to share their work outdoors.
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How Can I Have an Ethical Art Career?

Artists and institutions make choices every day to live and work with integrity. Columnist Anuradha Vikram talks to artists and arts administrators about the ethical guidelines they apply to their work.
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How Do I Bring Attention to My Work?

Coronavirus has forced galleries and museums to close. Columnist Anuradha Vikram talks to artists who are finding new ways to get their work seen.
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How Do I Change My Institution from the Inside?

Our institutions need to change. Columnist Anuradha Vikram talks to people who are changing the cultural institutions where they work from within.
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How Can Artists Use Their Practice to Support Urgent Social Causes?

Art has the power to influence culture. Columnist Anuradha Vikram asks artists how they use or don’t use their creative practice in service of social causes.
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