The Artist Engineer Podcast
Hot Toddies, Reflections and Healing Artist Kim Meijer

Hot Toddies, Reflections and Healing Artist Kim Meijer

December 29, 2020

First we sip hot toddies! and reflect a bit on 2020 and the show.  We are then joined by Kim Meijer, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, who specializes in Integrative Therapy and Contemplative Psychotherapy - to heal the body, mind and spirit. Kim is a former Interactive Designer in the tech/media industries, and a member of Dance to Degrees, a project whose goal is to harness the power of dance to combat climate change.

We discuss Kim's interest in and journey through art, technology and psychology. As well as, how she navigated a career crossroads by thinking about long-term happiness, and how both therapy and dance have healing properties.

Finally, we wish all a healthy and happy New Year!!

Sunil Garg talks with us about science, art, law and the cosmos!

Sunil Garg talks with us about science, art, law and the cosmos!

December 15, 2020

Our guest, Sunil Garg, has spent time as a scientist, lawyer, jazz musician, and currently as a contemporary light and illumination artist. In his art, Sunil paints and sculpts natural and computer programmed light, with reflection, movement and shadows.

Join us for this fun and wide-ranging conversation where we touch on how creativity, authenticity and rule-breaking can lead to success.

Check out Sunil's art here

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Caroline Miller interview: Flaming Lotus Girl and Biotechnology Scientist

Caroline Miller interview: Flaming Lotus Girl and Biotechnology Scientist

December 1, 2020

On this episode we are joined by Caroline Miller, an Associate Director at UNITY Biotechnology and a long-time member of The Flaming Lotus Girls (FLG), a women focused, anarchist art collective specializing in kinetic fire sculptures.

Check out the Tympani Lambada sculpture

We discuss Burning Man and FLG's culture of "do-acracy", when we can expect aging to be cured, and the role she plays in facilitating creative ideas for both scientists and artists. 

 

 

Ron Diorio interview: Imagination + Productivity = Creativity

Ron Diorio interview: Imagination + Productivity = Creativity

November 17, 2020

We talk with Ron Diorio, former VP of Business Development and Innovation for The Economist Magazine Group and Director of their Media Lab.

Ron is also an accidental artist, working in photography and film. His work has been shown internationally and he is represented by the Peter Hay Halpert Fine Art Gallery.

Our conversation covers how imagination plus productivity equals creativity and how constraints can serve rather than hinder those efforts in both corporate and artistic lives. 

Check out Ron's art here: https://www.phhfineart.com/artists/ron-diorio

 

Grind+Eat+Pray - Ethan Richards interview

Grind+Eat+Pray - Ethan Richards interview

November 2, 2020

First you grind, then you eat, then you pray. In this episode we talk with Ethan Richards, a former IT executive who pivoted full time into art, music and entrepreneurship. 

Ethan is founder of Grind+Eat+Pray, a mix medium and live experience project.  He also consults with clients in the digital space via his firm Design+Tech+Media

In our discussion, we talk about the lessons learned and skills transferred between Ethan's art and tech lives, as well as keeping positive, grounded and grateful during challenging times.

 

 

 

Archetypes, personalities and shadows with Gary Bobroff

Archetypes, personalities and shadows with Gary Bobroff

October 20, 2020

Author, international speaker and Jungian psychotherapist Gary Bobroff joins us as we explore the mind of the Artist Engineer - where it aligns in our world and where it contrasts.

In this fun and interesting conversation we take a spin through archetypal knowledge, personality types, such as the Myers-Briggs model, and the importance of understanding your shadow. Find out how becoming more familiar with your own perspectives and biases leads to a more fulfilling life!

Gary is also founder of Jungian Online, which connects clients with certified Jungian Analysts and Psychotherapists worldwide via live video.

Check out Gary's latest book "Knowledge in a Nutshell: Carl Jung: The complete guide to the great psychoanalyst, including the unconscious, archetypes and the self"

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Moonlighter Miami Fablab interview

Moonlighter Miami Fablab interview

October 7, 2020

In this episode we talk to co-founders, Daisy Nodal and Tom Pupo, about makers, maker spaces and the maker movement. Also, about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, ART, Mathematics) education and community building.

Oh! and about growing plants in space!

 

Moonlighter Miami Fablab

 

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John Mohr interview: Indie Rock Star to IT Rock Star

John Mohr interview: Indie Rock Star to IT Rock Star

October 1, 2020

John Mohr is currently CIO of The MacArthur Foundation, a large private international philanthropy, headquartered in Chicago.  In the early 1990s, John also served in another leadership role, as the lead guitarist and singer/songwriter for the indie post-punk/hardcore band TAR.

Join us and John as we discuss creative problem solving, leadership and transitions.

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Introducing Bill Robertazzi & Tony Tran

Introducing Bill Robertazzi & Tony Tran

September 24, 2020

Introducing your co-hosts, Bill Robertazzi & Tony Tran.

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