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MFA Exhibitions Part I, Gumboots, A Little Night Music, Tune-Yards

This week on Artworks, MFA exhibitions from the Hope School of Fine Arts, the Bloomington Gumboots Dance Troupe, and a musician called The Tune-Yards.

This week on Artworks,

Masters student Nishiki Tayui’s and her classmate June Yong Lee  will speak with Artworks’ Yaël Ksander about their upcoming MFA exhibitions in the SoFA Gallery and IU Art Museum.

Also on the program,

We explore a dance form that has its roots in the South African gold mines, but makes a big noise at Indiana University… The Bloomington Gumboots Dance Troupe.

And we’ll discover new horizons of music and technology with the ukulele-wielding Tune-Yards.

That’s all just ahead on Artworks.

Stories On This Episode

Drawing On Tradition, In Search Of Oneself

Although their work looks nothing alike, photographer June Yong Lee and painter Nishiki Tayui both examine personal identity in a trans-cultural context.

Stephen Sondheim’s ‘A Little Night Music’

Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music was by a book by Hugh Wheeler, which in turn was inspired by Ingmar Bergman’s film Smiles of a Summer Night.

tUnE-YarDs: DIY Debut Gains Larger Audience

Two years ago, Merrill Garbus was a part-time nanny selling her debut album for pennies on the internet. Things are looking up, to say the least.

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