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Shuch, Aguilar, and Aoki

Go on a creative journey with choreographer and dancer Erika Chong Shuch from the Headlands Center to center stage.

Explore a language created by modern technology with experimental artist Jesus Aguilar.

Challenge gender stereotypes with printmaker Kathy Aoki.

Experience the animation of M dot Strange.

[Original air date: Wed, May 30, 2007]

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Featured Profiles:

Erika Chong Shuch

Go on a creative journey with Erika Chong Shuch from the Headlands Center for the Arts to the stage.

Jesus Aguilar

Explore language through technology with conceptual video artist Jesus Aguilar.

Kathy Aoki

See how visual artist Kathy Aoki uses teddy bears and lip gloss in her feminist works.

M dot Strange

Experience the animation of Michael Belmont, also known as M dot Strange.

Spark Video Player

Please note that not all of the Spark video segments are included on this playlist. We are adding more weekly, but many more are available individually on corresponding artist profile pages. To find more videos, search the Artist Profiles directory.

Acknowledgments

Major funding for Spark is provided by by Diane B. Wilsey. Additional funding is provided by the George Frederick Jewett Foundation, Helen Sarah Steyer, and Gretchen Kimball.

Spark is a production of KQED.

Spark airs on KQED 9 on Tuesdays at 7:30pm. Repeat broadcasts can be seen throughout the week on KQED.

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