05.21.20
Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand | Audio

Episode 127: Fear and Longing


This week, Jessica and Michael talk about Fiona Apple’s latest album, Fetch the Bolt Cutters, and her radical honesty. Jessica says,
There's a kind of tradition in art making to have the suffering that comes out of the work be an expression of the suffering we all feel. And yet suffering is an intensely personal experience.
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Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand Jessica Helfand, a founding editor of Design Observer, is an award-winning graphic designer and writer. A former contributing editor and columnist for Print, Eye and Communications Arts magazine, she is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale and a recent laureate of the Art Director’s Hall of Fame. Jessica received both her BA and MFA from Yale University where she has taught since 1994. In 2013, she won the AIGA medal.

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