TCI Transmissions

TCI Transmissions
The Creative Independent (TCI) is a growing resou…
09: Give Everybody Everything: The Financial Life of Bernadette Mayer
Apr 18 • 43 min
This episode came out of a conversation inspired by our study on the financial state of artists today, and was produced by Rachel James and The Organist (a podcast created by McSweeney’s and KCRW) in collaboration with TCI. You can also find it on The…
08: Guided studio soundscapes for experimentation and new media
Mar 15 • 31 min
This Transmissions episode features an experimental mixtape created by visual artist, writer and podcaster, Sean J Patrick Carney. It is designed for the studio artist who feels trapped in a cycle of producing the same work over and over again. Find track…
07: Carried by currents that care
Jan 23 • 22 min
This episode features a guided meditation for re-centering your sense of self with curator Jacqueline Mabey, and is part of our new series called Conditions. This meditation is accompanied by an essay, written by Jacqueline, called “The Spiritual Hunt,”…
06: Lonnie Holley on the possibility in a zillion grains of sand
Nov 5, 2018 • 26 min
This episode features excerpts of a longer interview by Michelle Lhooq with Lonnie Holley. Lonnie is an African-American visual artist and musician. He was born on February 10, 1950 in Birmingham, Alabama and has devoted his life to the practice of…
05: Dispatch from Basilica Hudson
Sep 5, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode, Basilica Hudson’s Melissa Auf der Maur discusses the uphill battle of establishing a sustainable cultural venue in the post-industrial city of Hudson, NY. The interview also contains various field recordings collected around Hudson.
04: Guided meditation for channeling creative energy
Aug 27, 2018 • 14 min
This episode of TCI Transmissions is a guided meditation by Lune Innate using singing bowls and alpha waves to channel creative energy.
03: Perry Chen and composer Tyondai Braxton on finding creative focus
Jul 1, 2018 • 20 min
This TCI Transmission features a conversation between artist and Kickstarter founder Perry Chen and composer Tyondai Braxton.
02: Describe your website
May 13, 2018 • 5 min
The second episode of TCI Transmissions is part of our Rhizome Seven on Seven series. We asked Rhizome series participants one question: How would you describe your website?
01: Snail Meditation
Apr 9, 2018 • 5 min
The inaugural episode of TCI Transmissions is a guided meditation created by Jon Leland that invites you to momentarily embody a snail, and imagine exploring its natural environment.