A series of intimate and captivating interviews by Rachel Zucker with poets and artists about quotidian objects, experiences or obsessions, Commonplace conversations explore the recipes, advice, lists, anecdotes, quotes, politics, phobias, spiritual practices, and other non-Literary forms of knowledge that are vital to an artist’s life and work. One feels, when listening to Commonplace, the pleasure of eavesdropping on the kind of unexpected, intriguing connections that only happen when interesting people sit together in a small room and talk about their real concerns and ordinary lives.

Episode 59: Alison S. M. Kobayashi

Episode 59: Alison S. M. Kobayashi

Rachel Zucker speaks with Alison S. M. Kobayashi, artist and performer, about Say Something Bunny!, her most recent theater/performance piece, how to engage the audience during a performance, what led her to become an artist, obsession, found objects, persona, collaboration, her experience with UnionDocs, and what it's like to see success after devoting six years to a project.

Episode 60: Robin Coste Lewis

Episode 60: Robin Coste Lewis

Episode 58: Cate Marvin

Episode 58: Cate Marvin