Landscape Is a Comfort

MixTapes Vol. 1

Landscape Is a Comfort

Southern Exposure has a crush on you, and we've got the mixtapes to prove it. Get to know the artists on SoEx’s Curatorial Council with these mixtapes made just for you, inspired by their latest studio projects and personal research. Throughout the spring and summer, tune in as Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo, Ryanaustin Dennis, Ricki Dwyer, PJ Gubatina Policarpio, Kija Lucas, Azin Seraj, and Minoosh Zomorodinia DJ the internet for you with selections from online projects to sustaining texts to peripheral inspirations. Get to know their creative practices from these jumping off points.

Download MixTapes Vol. 1: Landscape Is a Comfort (PDF)
Created with love by PJ Gubatina Policarpio

“Here’s an abbreviated list of things I saw, read, listened to, and conversations I had while sheltered at home” - PJ

Explore the linked tracks below and visit to learn more about the mixtape’s creator. 

Track Listing:

  1. Shellyne Rodriguez (drawings)
  2. Arundhati Roy: ‘The pandemic is a portal’
  3. Kamasi Washington: Heaven and Earth 
  4. Arlene Davila: In Memoriam of the Art World’s Romance With Diversity
  5. Notes from MoAD: Chanell Stone
  6. D’Angelo and the Vanguard: Black Messiah
  7. Troubled Turf: The Photographs of An-My Le
  8. Notes from MoAD: Vincent Miranda
  9. What Lorena Borjas Did for the Trans Girls of Queens
  10. Notes from MoAD: Sydney Cain
  11. Painter Shizu Saldamando puts a face to L.A.'s Latinx art and punk scenes
  12. Esperanza Spalding: 12 Little Spells

MixTapes Catalogue:

MixTapes Vol. 1: Landscape Is a Comfort 
Created with love by PJ Gubatina Policarpio

Mixtapes Vol. 2: For When...
Created with love by Kija Lucas

MixTapes Vol. 3: Women + Teaching + Trauma
Created with love by Minoosh Zomorodinia

MixTapes Vol. 4: Fresh Starts
Created with love by SoEx's Youth Advisory Board

MixTapes Vol. 5: Stuck in My Head, Stuck in My Heart
Created with love by Ricki Dwyer