The coronavirus pandemic has damaged a lot open, giving us a really distinctive probability, on this second, to reimagine.
Tradition Name, the Monetary Occasions podcast, digs into the developments which might be shifting tradition in London, New York and past. It’s hosted by me, Lilah Raptopoulos, an editor in New York, and my colleague and good friend Griselda Murray Brown, an FT Weekend Journal editor in London. This season, Gris is on maternity go away, and quite a bit has modified: we live by a pandemic that has taken greater than one million lives, a robust civil rights motion, a raging local weather disaster, and a monumental election within the US. Tradition as we all know it’s shifting form. And we will’t promise to know what issues will seem like on the opposite aspect.
So this season, we’re doing one thing barely completely different. Be a part of me in a particular, six-episode sequence about tradition’s shifting form. I’m bringing on completely different creators and thinkers to discover how tradition and artwork can assist us make sense of what we’re going by, and envision what’s subsequent.
This pandemic has uncovered deep cracks in our system, giving us an unprecedented probability to re-examine — and possibly upend. Our query for this season is: what’s attainable now that may have appeared unattainable earlier than?
Each different Friday, I’ll be asking that query to star friends, from film-maker Miranda July to artist and activist Ai Weiwei to Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey. I’ll even be speaking about it with my colleagues, the writers and editors behind the FT’s award-winning Life & Arts journalism. And I’ll be exploring it with you.
So: what do you suppose is feasible now? How do you suppose tradition is shifting? E-mail me written or voice notes at firstname.lastname@example.org, or discover us on Twitter @ftculturecall. You can even message me on Instagram or Twitter @lilahrap. I’ll be utilizing your ideas on the present.
This has been an unfathomable yr. Let’s transfer by the remainder of it collectively.
Take heed to Miranda July on the first episode of Tradition Name’s new season.
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