Interview with Founder & CEO, Shaheen Lavie-Rouse Earlier this year, Hire Notes — a booking platform for musicians that helps them manage their paid gigs , seamlessly get paid on time, and find new bookings— was selected as an honoree for the 2017 Arts Entrepreneurship Awards. We sat down with Hire Notes, CEO and Founder, to talk about how a music conservatory student founds their own technology start up.
Last week, the Trump Administration rolled back protections for transgender students. The issue of trans people and their use of bathrooms is much bigger than mere septic concerns, this debate is fundamentally about trans people’s right to exist in public space. We, at Fractured Atlas, believe emphatically that trans people’s stories deserve to be given equal weight and access in the public commons, as well as the cultural landscape. That’s why we’re proud to support these fierce trans arts projects.
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14 Artists and Creative Projects from, by, and for Syria, Iraq, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen The Statue of Liberty on Ellis Island in New York City President Trump signed an executive order on immigration which indefinitely banned Syrian refugees from entering the United States, suspended all refugee programs for three months and blocked citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries (Syria, Iraq, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen) from entering the country.
A Comic Response to Michael Kaiser A few days ago, Michael Kaiser’s DeVos Institute published a study of the top 30 Black and and top 30 Latino arts organizations and made recommendations for how to improve diversity in the Arts and Culture field. This study got the attention of several news organizations:
a conversation with inventor/maker Chap Ambrose and Executive Director Adam Huttler of Fractured Atlas It started as a simple idea in Chap Ambrose’s head: a device that encourages people to make time for their creative projects. After creating an early prototype, Chap submitted the idea to Fractured Atlas’s research and development pipeline. For the past few months, a small dedicated team has been working to make the Make Time Clock a reality. Last week, I sat down with Chap and Fractured Atlas founder Adam Huttler to talk about this unlikely and innovative project, and how it came to be: