Rashid Zakat on Combining Music, Photography, and Film - The Truth In This Art Beyond: Philadelphia

Rashid Zakat on Combining Music, Photography, and Film - The Truth In This Art Beyond: Philadelphia

Step into the vibrant world of multimedia art and creative exploration in our latest episode of The Truth in this Art Podcast πŸŽ™οΈ. Join us as we engage in a captivating conversation with Rashid Zakat, a versatile artist who seamlessly blends film, music, photography, and innovative space-making techniques.

What's Inside:

πŸŽ₯Dive deep into Rashid Zakat's artistic journey as he delves into the nuances of Black social and spiritual life. Discover how his upbringing in church, where he experienced the exuberance of catching the Holy Spirit, profoundly influenced his work. Explore the intersection of spirituality, curiosity, and creativity in Zakat's multimedia art.
🎨 Uncover the powerful influence of Zakat's family, especially his talented mother, whose passion for music and performance ignited his love for the arts. Learn how witnessing his mother's dedication inspired Zakat's creative pursuits, shaping his artistic identity and reinforcing the importance of creative expression.
🎬 Journey with Zakat as he shares his discovery of a passion for film during his college years. Explore how he honed his storytelling skills and technical expertise, leading him to embrace podcasting as a medium for creative expression. Discover the themes of liberation, transmission, and humor that permeate his work and resonate deeply with his audience.
πŸŽ™οΈ Gain insights into Zakat's role as an educator, where he imparts his knowledge and passion for storytelling to the next generation. Learn about his dedication to teaching high school students the art of podcasting, empowering them to explore their creativity and amplify their voices.
🌟 Join the conversation about the powerful themes of liberation and humor that run through Zakat's work. Explore how these themes serve as a lens through which he navigates the complexities of life, challenges societal norms, and fosters connections with others.

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Original music by Daniel Alexis Music with additional music from Chipzard.

Episode illustration by Alley Kid Art.

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