ATX UnBound Podcast
ATX UnBound is a podcast exploring the creative world of Austin, TX one of the fastest growing creative cities in the US.
The host, Nelson Guda, is an artist and former scientist, who has traveled the world pursuing his own creative work and has seen creativity from the inside of wildly different careers.
Joel Laviolette’s music is fusion in the truest sense of the word. He is an American master of the traditional African instruments the mbira and marimba, and he mixes those ancient sounds with high tech
Kevin Goradia, the owner and founder of Crux Climbing Center, is super passionate about climbing. He’s climbed his whole life, and he worked as a route setter when he was younger. But when you talk to him about his business he mostly talks about creating a community.Since I am obsessed with trying to understand the creative process people go through when they are building things, meeting Kevin got me to wondering about the creativity behind building a business that is focused on community.
I’ve always loved exploring in the woods. When I was a kid I built lean-tos and forts in the little wooded park in our neighborhood. These are exactly the kind of memories that came up walking through Patrick Dougherty’s new sculpture in Austin. Patrick knows this, and he talks about weaving peoples’ fantasies into his work – fantasies about native cultures, the Garden of Eden and kissing under a lilac bush.