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Weird Sounds Episode 8 Emily Isenberg of Isenberg Projects

Weird Sounds Episode 8

Oliver and Randi sat down with Emily Isenberg, Founder and President of Isenberg Projects, to learn more about her and her team of community strategists, creatives, tastemakers, deal makers, producers and artists – all, as she describes it, “obsessed with culture and driven by insatiable curiosity.

When: Interviewed November 17, 2022

With thanks to everyone who took part in Boston Art Book Fair 2022!


Emily and Oliver reflect on the history of Isenberg Projects and the DIY world of organizing cultural events in Boston.  They reference:

Boston Children’s Hospital Art Program

Fourth Wall Gallery

Girls Rock Campaign Boston

Caleb Neelon


Allston Skirt Gallery (R.I.P.)


We fondly remember the retro concept of “Selling out

Emily talks about IP’s work with  Studio Allston


We talk about art:

Tony Goldman (R.I.P.), and Miami’s Wynwood Walls

LaMontagne Gallery est. 2007



Permitting:1010 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston

Dining: New York’s Outdoor Dining Sheds

Baths: Japanese Onsen


And Youth:

Future Chefs, Youth Pride and Roxbury Youthworks

The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan comes up, as does fearlessness, women-led businesses, and social media influencers.

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