Let’s talks about.. Masturbation
Jessie Lawson continues her starting conversations series. This month she walked around Waltham Forest and asked people for stories about masturbation. She then went to visit Nisha, a perinatal psychiatrist and sex therapist, to talk about what she’d heard.
Permissable Notations Of
Lucia Scazzocchio caught up with artists Rosalind Fowler, Louise Ashouk and Eva Knutsdotter in their studio as they were busy sewing together props for their exhibition Permissible Notations Of in collaboration with residents of the Wedlock Barn Estate in Hoxton and currently featured at the Peer Gallery. The music you’ll hear in this piece was created with the estate residents as a live response to the films they made.
Interview with Oliver Meek from The Rio Cinema
Oliver Meek, executive director of Rio, one of London’s few independent community cinemas talks about the history of this iconic picture palace and why they are building another screening room in the basement.
Can I talk to you about.. Periods?
Jessie Lawson set herself a challenge. Walk from Dalston to Clapton and stop as many people as she could on the street and asked them to talk to her about periods. Then she ended up at her mum’s boat, so chatted to her mum about periods too.
The Ancestor’s Trail
Celia Robbins discovers a unique event taking place in Epping Forest later this month. The Ancestor’s Trail is a walk that’s inspired by science. It’s all about evolution and the tree of life – with added music, poetry and dance. If you’d like to join the walkers on Saturday 29th, you can find all the details about starting points, and register at ancestorstrail.org.uk.
We talk to Asma Shah and Roxi Johanshahi from east London based company ‘You Make It’, who are on a mission totally transform local young women’s lives, also with them is Sherin Adam, a You Make It graduate is here to tell us how the scheme worked for her.
Studio Interview: Hackney Pirates
Jessie Lawson talks to Anthony and Carmen from Dalston based literacy charity Hackney Pirates about what they do and about a new podcast series the Young Pirates have produced, imagining the world in 2050.
The Institute of Light is a recordshop/cinema and bookshop/restaurant all hidden under a railway arch in London fields. Take a tour with director Jo Hagan.
The Estate Agency – What if we moved to Stoke?
Last week Pearl found herself looking around an Estate Agent in Stoke Newington that made me do a few double takes at the prices.. How could everything be so cheap? Was she reading the property boards correctly? It turns out she wasn’t dreaming, but it wasn’t quite that simple..
Queen of Carnival: Claudia Jones
Jonny Virgo delves into the life of Claudia Jones: journalist, activist and one of the conceivers of the Notting Hill Carnival.