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What Artists Listen To : An Art & Music Podcast

Jun 13, 2018

Yasmine Diaz was born and raised in Chicago to parents who immigrated from the highlands of Yafa in southern Yemen. Her work navigates overlapping tensions around religion, gender, and third-culture identity using personal archives, found imagery and various mixed media on paper. She has exhibited and performed at spaces including the Brava Theater in San Francisco, Pieter Space LA, the Albuquerque Museum of Art, The Main Museum, The Wing in Washington D.C., and UCLA. She lives and works in Los Angeles.


Yasmine's installation at Women's Centre for Creative Women opens on June 8th and runs until August 3rd. 


Yasmine Diaz’s 6 tracks on the podcast are: 

1.M.I.A.: Come Around 

2.Roberta Flack - Compared to What 

3.Erykah Badu - Soldier

4.Natalia LaFourcade - Siempre Prisas

5.Neko Case - Middle Cyclone

6.Straight to Hell - Raphael Saadiq

Find the entirety of Yasmine’s playlist on Spotify.


Yasmine mentions MIA's  Bad Girls music video


The piece of work Yasmine would like to live with is by Hayv Kahraman is titled LRAD.2 on this page:


See Yasmine Diaz's work on What Artists Listen To and learn more about the art podcast project on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter .  This podcast was created by the artist Pia Pack edited with the help of Tony Thaxton and the title music was created by musician Dylan Rippon .