SOTA stands for State of the Arts. It’s also a nickname for the beloved state which the podcast is created in, Minnesota. MN is a place brimming with arts and culture, a true state of the arts. This podcast delivers informed, approachable commentary on contemporary art of the Twin Cities and beyond.
Hi SOTAns! Wow, we are so excited to bring you this episode! It is overflowing with arty goodness. First, we have a bitter-sweet story on local artist Aldo Moroni, who called upon help from the local arts community to help finish his last project. Next, we present to you The Most Open Museum, aka. The […]
Salutations, SOTAns! What an exciting week! First off, we have to break it to you that Northern Spark is taking 2020 off. But don’t fear – It will be back! Let us tell you what’s going on. Next, we discuss alternative means of exhibition-making. Exhibitions can exist outside of a certain space and/or time. We […]
Happy Halloween SOTAns! First, have you seen that billboard at the corner of University and Vandalia? The one where there are multiple depictions of a shirtless man posing with various vegetables? We have discovered what that’s all about! Next, want to know how to get in the Halloween spirit and also support local arts at […]
Salutations SOTAns! We are excited to be back from our short break! This episode, we discuss the unveiling of Kehinde Wiley’s Rumors of War in Times Square and the implications of its final home in Richmond, VA. Then, we bring you back to the great Minnesota get-together, the MN State Fair! More specifically, we talk […]
Greetings SOTAns! We are pleased to present the third and final edition of our September bonus content! Please enjoy this extended interview with Kelly O’Brien. Check out our recent episode, Neurodiversity in Museums // Kelly O’Brien for the full interview and get to know the artist even more! Visit Kelly O’Brien’s website!