Makoto Fujimura is a leading contemporary artist, author and speaker whose process-driven, refractive “slow art” has been described by David Brooks of the New York Times as “a small rebellion against the quickening of time.”
In a culture driven by speed and instant gratification, the idea of slow art runs counter to our normal modes of living.
Mako’s approach to art challenges our relationship to time and invites us into a more reflective approach to life, creating and viewing art.
In this episode Stephen speaks with Mako as he worked in his Princeton New Jersey studio. The two discuss his process of art-making, culture care and the importance of slowing down not only in art but in our relationships and in life.
Music for this episode is provided by jazz artist, Alfred Sergel four with compositions from his latest release, Sleepless Journey.
Patrons access additional interview segments with Mako on the importance of mentoring emerging artists, beauty, a glimpse into his daily practices and advice for artists of faith working in the world of art.Read More