James T. Green is a conceptual artist, radio producer, writer, and educator from Chicago, Illinois, and now in Brooklyn, New York.



~ currently thinking through ~

Producer at Gimlet Creative [2018 - present]

Creating cool audio products for brands.

Prototypes [2018 - present]

Semi-monthly, one-day residency hosted by Sharon Mashihi and myself where we cook you food and provide a space to create. We only ask that you share with everyone else at the end of the four hours. Invite-only.

Postloudness [2016 - present]

Co-founder, creative director, producer. A collective of independent audio shows hosted by people of color, women, and queer identified hosts.

U+1F60C [2015 - present]

Music production. Creating tiny songs for small scores and podcasts.

The Studio Visit [2014 - present]

Writing. A (weekly) experimental newsletter that's guaranteed to be better than your Twitter feed.

#000000 {lives:matter;} [2014 - present]

Shirt. Raising donations towards the Black Lives Matter movement, related media spaces, and non-profits.

~ in a past life + completed ~

The story of Chloe Kim [2018]

An audio documentary on the snowboarder Chloe Kim’s rise to superstardom. For Nike’s “The Fenom Effect”.

Nike’s “The Fenom Effect” [2018]

Telling the stories behind the best female athletes.

First and Last Days [2018]

California Sunday Magazine. Edited audio for a story on the people arriving and departing SFO.

Editor for Red Bull Radio’s True Laurels Radio [2018]

Advising on show structure and vocal coaching.

A Monday morning in a supermarket [2018]

The Outline. A meditation on roaming the aisles in the early hours.

Rap producer tags, ranked [2018]

The Outline. Branding a song in 3 seconds is a subtle art.

My day on an e-scooter turned me into an e-hole [2018]

The Outline. The future may be here, but getting used to it takes some time.

Sex workers protest a post-Backpage world [2018]

The Outline. Enraged by SESTA and FOSTA, sex workers took to the streets on International Whores’ Day.

New York cabbies have a surprisingly wholesome secret: group chats [2018]

The Outline. How NYC cabbies span the distance using WhatsApp, conference calls, and way too many emojis.

Asylum seekers are being sexually assaulted in U.S. detention [2018]

The Outline. Instead of protecting their detainees, immigration authorities are taking advantage of them.

Audio Director at The Outline [2018]

Producing, sound design, and reporting stories for World Dispatch. Editing stories for The Outline.

Editor at a++ [2017 - 2018]

Recommending the best podcasts for you.

Little Wrist Computer [2017]

The Apple Watch saved my life once. I composed a story about that day.

Ready, Set…Buy Black [2017]

Gimlet Media’s The Nod. What happens when you set a scavenger hunt for only Black owned businesses?

The Paradise Garage [2017]

Gimlet Media’s The Nod. RIP Larry Levan and Reggie “Combat Jack” Ossé.

Whole Hog [2017]

Gimlet Media’s The Nod. You’ll never look at BBQ the same.

All Heroes Wear Capes [2017]

Gimlet Media’s The Nod. The durag discourse the culture deserves.

On That Lo Life $hit [2017]

Gimlet Media’s The Nod. Polo heads unite.

Producer at Gimlet Media [2017]

Producing, sound design, and reporting stories for The Nod.

Kerry James Marshall On Making A 'Creative Convening' [2017]

MTV News. Looking deep into the work of Kerry James Marshall and Arthur Jafa.

At Standing Rock [2016]

MTV News. On site at the #NoDAPL protests in North Dakota.

Producer at MTV News x Rookie Mag x Speed Dial [2016 - 2017]

Producing, mixing, sound design, reporting, and editing stories for MTV News' podcast division.

Production leads include: Rookie's podcast catalog, and Speed Dial with Doreen St. Félix & Ira Madison III.

Big, Black, and Beautiful [2016]

A story on the imitable Tunde Olaniran.

Lecturer at School of the Art Institute Chicago [Spring - Winter 2016]

Graduate studies: Writing in the WWW. Case study coming soon.

Is it a childhood dream or a newfound interest? [2016]

Moving image. Exploring passive information in mundane moments.

The Studio Visit Zine, Vol. 1 [2015]

A collection of writings and accompanied illustrations with Vaughn Fender.

Official (Original) [2015]

Moving image. Questioning the expectations of videos that surface of Black death and harassment by law enforcement.

we(speak) [2015]

Interactive websites. Built with Javascript and PHP as part of a solo exhibition titled "exceptional/respectable".

we(listen) [2015]

Digital installation. Manipulations as part of a solo exhibition titled "exceptional/respectable".

we(act) [2015]

Digital manipulations and large scale installation. Part of a solo exhibition titled "exceptional/respectable".

@hummuskale [2015]

Twitter bot. Built with the programming language, Python.

Cache My Memory [2014]

Website. Let's you send messages to someone you miss.

How To Make A Hood [2014]

Branding. For an exhibition at the Washington Park Arts Incubator in Chicago, Illinois.

Inflammation [2014]

Moving image. Using my skin as the subject.

How Did You Sleep? [2014]

Durational performance. Collaboration that explores relationships and dependancy.

Snap Judgement [2014]

Performance and archival prints. Uses leaked code from the mobile application, Snapchat.

Recess [2013]

Branding and print materials. For an exhibition at the South Side Community Art Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Hurry Up, Record That Shit [2013]

Moving image. Uses found and original footage of Chicago fights that investigates the internet voyeur.

Instill Fear In Them Every Time They Leave Their Homes [2013]

Moving image with print zine. Exploring my experiences in neighborhoods.

query = chicago + violence [2013]

Moving image. Using the average colors of a Google Image Search of "chicago violence".

Post-Black [2012]

Moving image. Manipulated found imagery created for the project, twohundredfiftysixcolors.

The Beacon of the 'Hood [2011]

Moving image. Explores the interactions of one of the neighborhoods of my childhood.