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July’s episode of the Tippet Rise Podcast: The Synergies of Tippet Rise

July 7, 2020

From month to month, the themes of the Tippet Rise Podcast vary widely. One episode might explore the making of Xylem, Francis Kéré’s pavilion at Tippet Rise, while another might feature the art center’s collection of Steinway pianos; still another might be an interview of an extraordinary Pulitzer Prize-winning composer. All, however, thread back to the Tippet Rise mission: “to celebrate the concept that art, music, architecture, and nature are inextricably linked in the human experience, each making the others more powerful.” July’s episode, based on an essay, The Synergies of Tippet Rise, by the art center’s co-founder, Peter Halstead, takes its listeners on a deep-dive exploration of these “inextricable links.”

“There is a cosmic synergy between art, music, land, sky, and poetry,” Peter wrote. “A secret between the metaphysics of frequency, sight, and harmonics waiting to be discovered. Across time, humanity tries to prove over and over again what we only suspect. Artists, musicians, and poets sometimes look to the past for clues about these metaphors. A 9th-century treatise on music proclaims, ‘Sing of praise, with an attentive mind, and without end…’”

For the first time since we began producing podcasts at Tippet Rise, July’s episode is accompanied by a wide array of photos and even film. To listen to the episode and to enjoy its visual elements, click on the link below.