radical radio - kaitlin prest and sharon mashihi

Radical Radio – Sharon Mashihi and Kaitlin Prest

Exploring radio as technology, concept, and practice; reflecting on its history for facilitating democratic expression; and looking to radio’s future as an evolving sound medium for artists, documentarians, musicians, educators, and performers. Screenwriter and radio producer Sharon Mashihi and audio artist Kaitlin Prest performed radio theatre as an investigation into sound, object, and the ways that human beings torment themselves.

Kaitlin Prest is an audio artist working in radio, performance, and installation. Her documentary work was awarded the Hearsay Festival’s Overall Prize 2014, and the National Community Radio Award’s Outstanding Achievement in Documentary 2011.

Sharon Mashihi is a New York based radio producer and screenwriter. Her audio pieces have aired on KALW, MPBN, KUOW, WNYC, and Public Radio Remix. She is a graduate of the radio program at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and holds a BFA in film from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.