Archiving and heritage with Rianna Walcott
Is social media a kind of archive? How does colonialism affect the way things are presented? What is it like navigating academia as a Black woman?
In this episode, Benin discusses heritage, archives, in jokes and Black Twitter with the fabulous Rianna Walcott. Rianna is a PhD candidate at Kings College London researching Black women's identity formation in digital spaces, author of the Colour of Madness and co-founder of Project Myopia.
This project was supported by funding from the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account awarded to the University of Edinburgh.
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3. How to Get Involved in Climate Justice with Farah Ahmed30:50Want to find out more about climate justice? Don't feel like you belong within climate activism because of your race or class? In the third and final episode of Crash Culture season 1, we talk to Farah Ahmed, the climate justice lead at Julie’s Bicycle. We discuss how you can get involved with climate activism, and why if you're from a marginalised group you deserve to feel most empowered to talk about climate issues.You can find resources on how to make your creative practice more environmentally sustainable hereCheck out Julie's Bicycle here and the podcast, The Colour Green, hereThis project was supported by funding from the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account awarded to the University of Edinburgh.
1. Literature and class with Kit de Waal44:52Ayah and Sunnie ponder the correlation between class and employability in the writing industry with guest Kit de Waal, an award winning writer and activist.Hear Ayah, Sunnie and Kit talk about racing hedgehogs, why the government should be afraid of the working class, how to prep for interview and why young people shouldn't have to carry the weight of the world on their shoulders.This episode contains swearing and mention of suicide and mental health.This project was supported by funding from the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account awarded to the University of Edinburgh.
Welcome to Crash Culture02:15The Arts Emergency Youth collective welcome you to Crash Culture and what the podcast entails. Get to know us and the topics we cover!