Season 8

Articulate connects audiences to the human stories behind art, offering a trustworthy, visually stimulating, never ordinary take on classical, contemporary, and popular art forms. From acclaimed musicians and best-selling authors to designers changing the way we live, each episode explores what great creative thinkers and doers can tell us about who we are, who we’ve been, and who we might become.

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What Might Be

Samuel R. Delany and Orkan Telhan interrogate the present to glimpse the future.

What Might Be

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Reflexive Cognition

Observation is vivid in the works of Paul Muldoon and Daniel Arsham.

Reflexive Cognition

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Virtuous Reality

Yusef Komunyakaa and Jennifer Weiner know that honest work can reveal new truths.

Virtuous Reality

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Self Realization

Yiyun Li and Miguel Gutierrez have been guided by self-understanding.

Self Realization

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Displacement

David Gray and Aleksandar Hemon struggled to be heard at home. The world soon caught up.

Displacement

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Triumph Over Affliction

Deborah Eisenberg and Shira Erlichman fought inner conflicts in search of personal peace.

Triumph Over Affliction

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Singular Purpose

Terrance Hayes and Anthony McGill have been resolute in pursuit of their destinies.

Singular Purpose

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A Place of Their Own

Playwright Sarah Gancher and musicians Jay Ungar & Molly Mason travelled far to find home.

A Place of Their Own

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World of Words

Tochi Onyebuchi and Stephen Powers are both changing the world, one word at a time.

World of Words

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Indefatigables

Songwriter Valerie June and choreographer Stephen Petronio share the gift of resilience.

Indefatigables

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Taking Time

Both Darin Strauss and Steven Mackey were shaped by incidents in their teens.

Taking Time

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Making Her Way

In her own inimitable style, Natalie Merchant has experienced enough for several lives.

Making Her Way

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Resilience

Garry Trudeau and Joyce Carol Oates’ long careers have been helped by dedication to craft.

Resilience