A fascinating and far reaching conversation with artist and author Rebekah Modrak. We talk about her beautiful new book, Radical Humility, and how a healthy dose of humility can positively change one’s life. We also cover politics a little, Covid-19, Michigan and more.
Rebekah Modrak is a writer and interventionist artist whose artworks resist consumer culture. Re Made Co. poses as an online “company” to recreate actual company Best Made Co. (seller of $350 luxury hand-painted axes) by promoting ($350) artisanal toilet plungers. RETHINK SHINOLA will guide you through the Shinola company’s past and present of marketing white supremacy. Hyperallergic, Core77, The Creators Project, Detroit MetroTimes, and Design Observer and other publications have written about her work. A Professor in the Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan, she is co-editor of Radical Humility: Essays on Ordinary Acts.
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