She named this series in her collection “Anastylosis” , meaning the reconstruction of ruins to their original form. Through careful study, Northfield Visual Artist and St. Olaf Professor of Art Mary Griep recreates some of the world’s most sacred spaces in massive drawings done to scale. Mary tells us about her process and why some of her pieces take years to complete.

More and more young people connect to the world through electronic devices. Minneapolis Photographer Evan Baden captures this generation basking in the glow of technology in glossy, eye candy-like images he calls “The Illuminati”.

Ananya Chatterjea finds femininity and power entrenched in a classical Indian style of dance called Odissi. As a nationally recognized choreographer, she reinterprets traditional movements into contemporary dance for the Ananya Dance Theatre and the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Minnesota.

Jenni Undis is the owner and creative director of Lunalux, a graphic design and letterpress printing studio on Loring Park. She plays with the formality of the printing press by including quirky images and sayings, literally causing her customers to LOL.

Considered a child prodigy in Havana near where he grew up, Cuban pianist Ignacio Herrera enthusiastically fuses jazz with his native rhythms. Nachito, as his friends call him, is a treasure to the Twin Cities.

Minnesota Music in this Episode:
Matthew Mccright:
http://www.matthewmccright.org/
The Rose Ensemble
http://www.roseensemble.org/
The Small Cities
http://www.thesmallcities.com/
http://www.myspace.com/thesmallcities
The Golden Bubbles:
http://www.myspace.com/thegoldenbubbles
http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Golden-Bubbles/5944994238
Savage Aural Hotbed:
http://www.savageauralhotbed.com/
http://www.myspace.com/savageauralhotbed
Shubha Mudgal + Aneesh Pradhan:
http://aneeshpradhan.com
http://shubhamudgal.com