Still photo from the film.


As we many of us shift and pivot, purveyors of all things creative and cultural are bending in different forms and shapes too; flexing new muscles and strengthening tried and true practices. There is a lot of dumping and taking up space online, and this can leave us with an abundance of offerings. However, not all of these choices are appealing and the content crowding can start to feel like noise and clutter. How much is too much? We’re not sure. But we decided to streamline and curate a list of short and sweet interestingness with a particular centering of inclusive and creative resources. We hope you will be curious with us.

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Still photo from the film.

Ohio Shorts (streaming online for free, April 18-May 2)
View this 95-minute program of 15 short films selected from 147 entries from all over the state of Ohio. Be sure to check out Claudia Owusu and Ife Oluwamuyide’s short film Omobinrin Mi (My Daughters)

Playlist: An Aretha Vibe from Sharon Udoh and DJ Moxy
A mood, a vibe, a lifestyle.

Photo of Jaamil Olawale Kosoko holding microphone and speaking to an audience during a Q&A after a performance, photo: Katie Gentry for KDS Studios

Jaamil Olawale Kosoko
Listen, watch, read, as poet, performance artist, and Wex artist-in-residence, Jaamil Olawale Kosoko shapes new rooms and reimagines creative practice.

Bonus material here: This Artist Proposes a Community Space ‘to Dream, to Imagine’

*Stay tuned for a special Shumate Council session with Jaamil Olawale Kosoko this summer.

Photo of DJ Krate Digga

DJ Krate Digga Playlist
Playlist hits and favorites by a range of artists including A Tribe Called Quest, Sade, Miles Davis, and Eric B. & Rakim. Listen, dance, and thank us later.

DJ Krate Digga Presents RESA
Krate doing what he does best—keeping folks moving.

Programming we are inspired by…

Zora’s House

A local gem. “Sisterhood. Support. Solidarity”

Mondays with Mosaic Education Network

“Live weekly discussion about race, education, art, and everything in-between.”

How we are taking care of ourselves…

On Pause hosted by Deja Redman and Monique McCrystal of Replenish: The Spa Co-Op

Tune in to the Wex Instagram account every Wednesday at 12pm until May 20, 2020, for a “live” dose of healing and critical care.

The Nap Ministry: “Rest as Resistance”
Busy is overrated. The Nap Ministry is a regular dose of wisdom and critical rest practices.

Take care.

2 thoughts on “Shortlisted

  1. Thanks for keeping us updated about all the creative minds that are still creating and producing creative content during this time. This site is such a great resource to help us experience a little of that creative inspiration while we’re all stuck inside. Looking forward to when we can all gather and have these experiences in person again.

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