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Emilia Beatriz

Welcome to the second episode of our new podcast series.

In this episode, Sabrina Henry (Assistant Curator, CCA) discusses projects for Refugee Festival Scotland and how plants can act as witnesses to the history of colonialism; Sha Nazir takes us behind the scenes of Bold Heart Publishing, and getting comic artists out into the community; artist Emilia Beatriz talks about their current exhibition 'declarations on soil and honey' and the historic land struggle that connects Scotland and Puerto Rico; Louise Oliver introduces Persistent and Nasty and being in a room of crackling rage, while Viviana Checchia (Public Engagement Curator, CCA) and Johnny Rodger share their thinking on bringing art and society together through projects like The Cooking Pot and Political Animal.


Sabrina Henry on Refugee Festival Scotland (10s)
Sha Nazir, BHP & Glasgow ComicCon (6m 54s)
Emilia Beatriz on her current exhibition at CCA (19m)
Louise Oliver of Persistent and Nasty (34m 10s)
Viviana Checchia on The Cooking Pot (42m 10s)
Johnny Rodger on Political Animal (46m 30s)
Gareth K Vile - closing words and thanks (59m 12s)

Where to listen

You can listen to our podcast on this page, via Soundcloud, and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts, including Apple iTunes and Google Podcasts.

About the podcast

Across this series, Gareth K Vile (Theatre Editor of The List Magazine, who also blogs wild critical theory here) chats to some of the amazing people who make, produce and contribute to our programme: from artists, curators and programmers, to community organisers and social clubs. We'll take a deep dive into exhibitions, gigs, performances and events - exploring the ideas and ethos that underpin our approach to Open Source Programming and how you can get involved.

Thank you to everyone who took part and to Unclassed Media & Sunny Govan Community Radio - listen live here.