Listening (24:30 minutes, 2021)

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Made with Heather Frise. A short bio of iconic Vancouver composer and sound ecologist Hildegard Westerkamp. She was the only woman to participate in the original version of the World Soundscape project that not only brought new ears to city … Continue reading

My Education (5 minutes, 2021)

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Based on a text by Paul Auster, the luminous NY writer who inaugurates each book release with an all night reading. As if every word mattered. Here the author offers a a moment of transformation, a personal recount of defeat, … Continue reading

Sundays (3:45 minutes, 2022)

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An afternoon idyll. How to listen to the language of the lakeshore plants, as they ripple in the mid-afternoon light? The story they have to tell – of collaboration, cooperation, contamination – leaks into their merely human observers. Everyone is … Continue reading

Haifa (10:13 minutes, 2022)

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Simon Weil wrote that attention is the rarest kind of generosity. How to extend this generosity to a single photograph, made in 1949 in the port city of Haifa, in the new state of Israel? There are three soldiers from … Continue reading

Disco (14:50 minutes, 2022)

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Based on kpunk’s seminal UK blog, Disco looks at how the 60s actually occupied England in the 70s. Liberation movements flourished, along with a new queer dance form that offered new social spaces for an intersectional underclass. The reaction shot … Continue reading

Chile (8:10 minutes, 2022)

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Made with Jorge Lozano Based on a trove of photographs made by Koen Wessing, who bore the risk of documenting the streets of Santiago, even the dreaded stadium, newly filled with police backing the coup. When freshly elected president Allende … Continue reading

Immune System (2:20 minutes, 2022)

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A portrait gallery of women, each a representative, part of a movement, an irresistible wave of change. They include a biologist, a singer, and an angel, every one an activist. The more they learned about each other the more they … Continue reading

Feeling States (8:18 minutes, 2022)

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A glimpse of Russia’s failing state, where communism never had a chance to take hold, swapped out for oligarchy and then gangster capitalism. How to continue saying no when the cost of dissent is so high? Feeling States examines the … Continue reading

New York State of Mind (13:40 minutes, 2022)

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An essay brief on fossil capitalism, set in historical Manhattan. Who am I behind the wheel? Or even: what kind of an image of ourselves, or our cities, does the car offer? Culling licks from Eula Biss, Trotsky and Ijeoma … Continue reading

Skinship (5:30 minutes, 2021)

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Over a sea of bodies, ruminations float by on markets, class and precarity. The problem of work. How do we survive our own death? Text gleanings from Ayad Akhtar, Melissa Broder, Noam Chomsky and others.

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