O’Arwisters’ latest body of work, “Cheesecake” is flashier, with brightly colored fabrics, hot pink lace, gold tassels. In collaboration with the ceramic department at Cal State Long Beach, he now recycles broken pieces from their “shard yard.”

Jefferson Pinder’s work provokes commentary about race and struggle. Focusing primarily with neon, found objects, and video, Pinder investigates identity through the most dynamic circumstances and materials.

On this episode, we hear from artist Jefferson Pinder about his performance art piece “THIS IS NOT A DRILL” performed at The Source on 14th Street in mid June 2019.

As a highlight of CulturalDC’s 20th Anniversary Season, alumni artist Jefferson Pinder will bring a limited-run engagement of a performance art piece exploring racial injustices in America to the historic U St and 14th St Corridors.

Are ye feral yet? We definitely are. This morning Dan had a moment of realization that he should clean himself up for a Zoom call. I told him he was grand, as indeed, to my eyes all of this informality is just rounding the corporate corners off of everyone, and he, for a moment, believed me.