Bear Mother House
Pearl Wise discovered how Hackney based organisation Xenia, which connects migrant women and English speaking women, has been working with artists Fourthland on their latest exhibition Bear Mother House.
Studio Interview: Jonathan Donovan
Jessie Lawson talks to Jonathan Donovan about his audio-visual project No Place Like Home.
Studio Interview: Robert Pratten
Jonny Virgo talks to transmedia creator Robert Pratten, founder and CEO of Conducttr a cross media platform for gaming.
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.
Time to Reclaim the Night!
All across the UK, women and girls are reclaiming the night, speaking out and marching out against rape and all forms of male violence against women. Katie Haylor reports.
Something To Declare: Melek Erdal
Melek came to London from Istanbul with her parents when she was four. As a child she felt responsible for her parents as they relied on her to translate for them. She is proud of her Kurdish heritage but realises how British she also is when she travels. Recorded at Rich Mix London as part of Something To Declare – A collection of London arrival and transition stories.
Interview with Merrin Kalinowski from Art Happens
Katie Haylor talks to Merrin Kalinowski from Art Happens the Art Fund crowdfunding platform.
This month we speak to architectural artist Alex Schweder and Kate Altman from Arcsoc in Cambridge about their upcoming performance architecture installation, we hear some extracts from some intergenerational conversations by Hackney residents, discover how the Magna Carta is threatening a current eco community and we welcome London based singer/songwriter ‘Our Man In The Field’ for a live studio session.
Hackney market Kingsland Waste is facing closure
Jackie Morris and Tony Sacker, two stall-holders from small Hackney market Kingsland Waste, explain why this market needs saving and why they aren’t happy about Hackney Council’s plans to ‘refresh’ the market.
Interview by Pearl Wise