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Green Majority Radio

Political hot potato

August 22, 2016
| This week's episode includes the move from ocean oil drilling to ocean strip mines, the connection between art and environment and the TPP, Hillary Clinton and privatization.
Length: 55:01 minutes (50.38 MB)
| June 27, 2016

Common Notions: A film about the Purple Thistle Centre

May 9, 2016
| The Purple Thistle operated for years as a youth-run space for arts and activism in Vancouver's East Side. The film, Common Notions, explores what made the Purple Thistle work for young people.
Length: 21:59 minutes (20.13 MB)

Artist and historian Bahia Shehab on the Arab Spring, memory, art, and why beauty is 'a Western luxury'

April 6, 2016
| The TED Senior Fellow and UNESCO Accomplished Women Speaker shares her thoughts on the Arab Spring, and choosing between being a spectator or participant in times of revolution.
Length: 36:57 minutes (67.68 MB)

Lawrence Hass on mystery, failure and art

February 9, 2016
| Lawrence talks about mystery, context, the fear of failure, wonder and the "business" of art-making. He speaks about obstacles to good living, how art can be life-giving and why philosophy matters.
Length: 43:43 minutes (30.02 MB)
Green Majority Radio

Reclaiming sovereignty

January 8, 2016
| Green Majority Radio spoke to Jeff Mann, an artist who makes car parts into art and about TransCanada's lawsuit against the U.S. government for killing the Keystone XL pipeline.
Length: 54:38 minutes (50.02 MB)
| November 10, 2015

'You see the horizon getting closer': Artist Susan Silas on memory, women, and the consciousness of death

October 1, 2015
| The NYC artist and essayist discusses memory, time, sex and women artists within the context of death and decay.
Length: 53:02 minutes (97.11 MB)

Nona Faustine: Artist provocateur

September 8, 2015
| The Brooklyn born and raised photographer shares the stories behind her latest series, "White Shoes," New York's slave trading history and why #BlackLivesMatter.
Length: 55:51 minutes (102.28 MB)

Art on the move: Train of Thought explores treaties and decolonization in cities across Canada

Photos: Liam Coo Jumblies Theater (used with permission)

Train of Thought, an artistic journey across Canada consisting of Indigenous and non-Indigenous voices, pulled into Toronto last week. 

On Wednesday, I found myself sitting cross-legged in Ange Loft's workshop -- described as 'quick theatre creation using audio' in the program.

I had my brown sheet of paper in front of me and my blue oil pastel in hand, ready to be inspired by the interview with Lee Maracle playing on the speakers.

The interviewer asked Maracle how she felt about treaties.

"It's sort of like this," Maracle begins. "You had a house, and the neighbour moves into your house. Pretty soon he kicks you out. It's still your house, and you will always believe it's your house."



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