Episode 016

Folk is a Feminist Issue









Arlene Goldbard and Francois Matarasso talk with Lucy Wright, a visual artist, artistic researcher, writer, and contemporary folk artist based in West Yorkshire, England.

Who defines “folk” and why? What aspects of folk art may be invisible to (or suppressed by) tradition’s gatekeepers? Can we reclaim and renew language as the practices it describes change with the times? Join us for a fascinating conversation.