What’s on an artist’s studio playlist?

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As we ease into the new year and return to our respective workplaces, ArtsHub has invited a group of artists to share the music (or, as it happens, podcasts) they have on their studio playlist. So what songs get the creative juices churning and which podcasts are behind masterpieces in the making?

Albeit from different cultural backgrounds, using different artistic mediums and sitting at different stages of their careers, these artists’ top picks show the broad-reaching influence of music. Their tastes show that they have more in common than you may imagine.

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. She took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs and was the project manager of ArtsHub’s diverse writers initiative, Amplify Collective. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne.