Finding Not Creating / by Claudia Savage

Visual artist Howard Fonda goes deep about Romanticism, bird cages, Bukowski, and why the Governor can't be political. And, of course, we also discuss the philosophical influence children can have on art-making. Our conversation is a wild ride, complete with a six-pack, profanity, failure, and everything you'd expect in a graduate school seminar but never get!

 Howard Fonda on vacation

Howard Fonda on vacation

“I like the idea of finding not creating—creating has some kind of hubris to me, whereas there’s so much unknown out there just to find.”

 

Howard Fonda gives a tour of his studio in Episode 5 of Thick In The Throat, Honey's podcast                                 My Philosophy by KRS-One and Boogie Down Productions

"…that’s one of the things about parenting that’s worked out well for me philosophically, [the] constant opportunities to learn not just for my kids but for myself…"

 Howard's family

Howard's family