Uzodinma Iweala, the 36-year-old CEO of the Africa Center, a culture and policy institution in New York City, talks about how writing the novel Beasts of No Nation (which was later turned into a Netflix film) propelled his life and career to unexpected places.
A.I. pioneer Kai-Fu Lee on why he remains rationally optimistic about A.I. (and its increasingly potent presence in our lives), and how a recent bout with cancer drastically altered his outlook on life and work.
Brooklyn-based artist Teresita Fernández talks about her life and work in the lead up to her mid-career retrospective, “Elemental,” perhaps her most ambitious exhibition yet, opening at the Pérez Art Museum Miami this fall.
Danish-born architect Bjarke Ingels discusses his circuitous path to prominence, why he named his newborn Darwin, some of his latest undertakings, and why architects, developers, city planners, and others all need to take a longer view when it comes to creating our built environments.
Kate Young, the stylist for red carpet luminaries such as Selena Gomez, Margot Robbie, and Michelle Williams, talks the realities of styling celebrities in the Instagram age and the public misconception of luxury.
Ghetto Gastro's Jon Gray on how the Bronx food collective has grown into a cultural force, literally and figuratively cooking up projects that verge on performance art for clients including Apple, Cartier, and Instagram.
Actor Peter Sarsgaard reveals how, beyond the screen and the stage, he has thoughtfully cultivated a rich array of interests: Running. Mandolin playing. Gardening and horticulture. Writing.
Spencer Bailey and Andrew Zuckerman, co-founders of the conscious entertainment media company The Slowdown, share their approach to content creation and the Time Sensitive podcast.