28 episodes

Compass is an exploration of creativity and current issues, of artistic design and forgotten stories.

Compass TRT World

    • Arts

Compass is an exploration of creativity and current issues, of artistic design and forgotten stories.

    • video
    🇺🇦 Street art vs Soviet mosaics in Kiev | Compass​

    🇺🇦 Street art vs Soviet mosaics in Kiev | Compass​

    Since the Maidan Revolution the urban facade of the city of Kiev is visibly changing, with large street art murals plastering the city’s walls. While new street art is going up, old Soviet murals and monuments are being torn down. Compass goes to Kiev to speak to artists about how the Maidan Revolution and the conflict in Eastern Ukraine has affected them, and how Ukraine’s turbulent past and present have fuelled its creative scene.

    Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/jWiaA-ZOM8s

    #StreetArt #SovietMosaics #Decommunisation

    • 2 min
    • video
    🇺🇦Ukraine’s Creative Revolution | Compass​

    🇺🇦Ukraine’s Creative Revolution | Compass​

    Since the Maidan Revolution the urban facade of the city of Kiev is visibly changing as large street art murals plaster the city’s walls. While new street art is going up, old Soviet murals and monuments are being torn down. Compass goes to Kiev to speak to artists about how the Maidan Revolution and the conflict in Eastern Ukraine has affected them, and how Ukraine’s turbulent past and present have fuelled its creative scene.

    #MaidanRevolution #Ukraine #EastUkraineConflict #StreetArt #Graffiti #Decommunisation #Conflict #DrumandBass #UkrainianElections

    • 26 min
    • video
    Arabesk: Turkey's Sound of Change

    Arabesk: Turkey's Sound of Change

    Arabesk is a music genre unique to Turkey - almost as old as the country itself. It was suppressed, then celebrated, and now it's ingrained throughout Turkish culture. But where did it come from, and why was it so controversial? Compass goes to Istanbul to find out what arabesk means to Turkey today.

    #Compass #Arabesk #Turkey

    • 26 min
    • video
    Is post-Soviet style reshaping the fashion industry? | Compass

    Is post-Soviet style reshaping the fashion industry? | Compass

    The former Soviet country of Georgia is generating a creative buzz in the global fashion world with a new style dubbed 'post - soviet' design. Soviet fashion was once looked down but the West is now looking East for style inspiration. Has 'ugly' become 'cool' in the fashion world? And is 'post-soviet' the rightlabel to describe Georgian fashion today?

    Watch the full episode here: https://youtu.be/3ZxYnci7hag?t=1

    #Compass #Post-soviet #Fashion

    • 2 min
    • video
    Georgia: A Post-Soviet Fashion Boom | Compass​

    Georgia: A Post-Soviet Fashion Boom | Compass​

    Compass goes to Tbilisi to discover Georgia's fashion scene. Dubbed in the media as 'post-soviet' fashion style it's the latest hype in the fashion industry globally. How has the small country of Georgia given birth to some of the coolest designers in the 21st century? What is 'post-soviet' style? And is the 'post-soviet' label accurate in describing the latest fashion designs coming out of this unique country?

    #Georgia #Compass #FashionBoom

    • 26 min
    • video
    Music: Portugal's Fado Revival | Compass​

    Music: Portugal's Fado Revival | Compass​

    Compass goes to Lisbon to discover Fado. The music genre was once Portugal's most loved sound until it was hijacked by the fascist regime. But now fado is enjoying a resurgence - not just in Portugal but all over the world.

    #Fado #Portugal #Compass

    • 26 min

Top Podcasts In Arts

CBC Radio
Roman Mars
CBC Radio
Harry Potter Québec
NPR
Avery Trufelman

More by TRT World

TRT World
TRT World
TRT World
TRT World
TRT World
TRT World