Episodes of the award winning Revision Path have been selected for the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). This is the first podcast that has been acquired for the museum’s permanent collection.
The weekly interview podcast was launched in February 2013 by entrepreneur, web designer, and host Maurice Cherry, to showcase some of the best Black designers from all over the world. Over the past six-plus years, the show has released over 300 episodes and has gotten over 225,000 downloads worldwide.
Guests have includes graphic designers, web designers, software developers, creative and art directors, illustrators and animators. On each episode, listeners hear their stories, processes, experiences, insights, and the creative inspirations of these creators.
The eleven episodes selected for NMAAHC’s collection are:
- Gail Anderson, Educator, Designer, Author and Creative Director
- Hannah Beachler, Academy Award-winning Production Designer
- Darhil Crooks, Creative Director
- Jon Daniel, Creative Director
- Emory Douglas, Former Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party
- Cheryl D. Miller, Visual Artist, Designer, Author and Theologian
- Andrea Pippins, Artist, Educator, Designer and Author
- Dori Tunstall, Dean, Faculty of Design at OCAD University in Toronto
- Craig L. Wilkins, Architect, Author and Academic
- Hadiya Williams, Art Director
- The Design of Black Panther, a roundtable discussion.