12 episodes

A new podcast. Three actors and creatives have their fingers on the pulse and discuss what’s really got them veXed. Sharon, Stephenson, and Vanessa explore race, culture, and identity with the help of some seriously good books. This podcast is produced with the support of Green Door Pictures.

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    • Arts
    • 4.6 • 29 Ratings

A new podcast. Three actors and creatives have their fingers on the pulse and discuss what’s really got them veXed. Sharon, Stephenson, and Vanessa explore race, culture, and identity with the help of some seriously good books. This podcast is produced with the support of Green Door Pictures.

    Special Episode: Reading as activism, reading for joy

    Special Episode: Reading as activism, reading for joy

    But where are you *really* from? Three actors and creatives who have their fingers on the pulse discuss what’s really got them veXed. Join Sharon, Stephenson, Vanessa and guests on generation veX as they chat about race, culture and belonging. They attempt to navigate the confusing landscape of modern millennial identity, all with the help of some seriously good books.

    Sharon, Stephenson and Vanessa reunite for a special episode, chatting about what they've been reading during lockdown: reading as activism and reading for joy.

    Follow @generationveX and stay tuned for new episodes.
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    This podcast is produced with the support of Green Door Pictures

    Executive Producer and Manager Naomi Morris Omori
    Hosted by Stephenson Ardern-Sodje, Sharon Rose, and Vanessa Fisher
    Music and stings by Dominic Nyarambi
    Edited by Stephenson Ardern-Sodje
    All rights reserved

    • 1 hr
    S1 E8: Being 'other' in creative industries, leadership roles, non-urban spaces.

    S1 E8: Being 'other' in creative industries, leadership roles, non-urban spaces.

    But where are you *really* from? Three actors and creatives who have their fingers on the pulse discuss what’s really got them veXed. Join Sharon, Stephenson, Vanessa and guests on generation veX as they chat about race, culture and belonging. They attempt to navigate the confusing landscape of modern millennial identity, all with the help of some seriously good books.

    In this episode, Sharon and Stephenson chat are joined by Hannah Chukwu. They chat about Bernardine Evaristo's book, Girl, Woman, Other and discuss women in leadership roles and sexism, as well as being a person of colour in the creative industries, and representation of people of colour in non-urban spaces in art.

    Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo is published by Hamish Hamilton. Available at all good bookshops and online.

    Available at all good bookshops and online.
    Follow @generationveX and stay tuned for new episodes.
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/generationveX
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    Facebook: www.facebook.com/generationveX

    Sign up to the generation veX newsletter to be the first to know about new episodes and behind-the-scenes stories: bit.ly/genvexnewsletter

    This podcast is produced with the support of Green Door Pictures

    Executive Producer and Manager Naomi Morris Omori
    Hosted by Stephenson Ardern-Sodje, Sharon Rose, and Vanessa Fisher
    Music and stings by Dominic Nyarambi
    Edited by Naomi Morris Omori
    All rights reserved

    • 56 min
    S1 E7: Black British writers, immigrant experiences, writing women. Bernardine Evaristo.

    S1 E7: Black British writers, immigrant experiences, writing women. Bernardine Evaristo.

    But where are you *really* from? Three actors and creatives who have their fingers on the pulse discuss what’s really got them veXed. Join Sharon, Stephenson, Vanessa and guests on generation veX as they chat about race, culture and belonging. They attempt to navigate the confusing landscape of modern millennial identity, all with the help of some seriously good books.

    In this episode, Sharon, Stephenson and Vanessa are joined by writer Bernardine Evaristo to talk about her Booker Prize-winning book, Girl, Woman, Other.

    Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo is published by Hamish Hamilton. Available at all good bookshops and online.

    Follow @generationveX and stay tuned for new episodes.
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/generationveX
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/generationveX
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/generationveX

    Sign up to the generation veX newsletter to be the first to know about new episodes and behind-the-scenes stories: bit.ly/genvexnewsletter

    This podcast is produced with the support of Green Door Pictures

    Executive Producer and Manager Naomi Morris Omori
    Hosted by Stephenson Ardern-Sodje, Sharon Rose, and Vanessa Fisher
    Music and stings by Dominic Nyarambi
    Edited by Stephenson Ardern-Sodje

    All rights reserved

    • 47 min
    S1 E6: Science and racism, slavery on film and "positive bias"

    S1 E6: Science and racism, slavery on film and "positive bias"

    But where are you *really* from? Three actors and creatives who have their fingers on the pulse discuss what’s really got them veXed. Join Sharon, Stephenson, Vanessa and guests on generation veX as they chat about race, culture and belonging. They attempt to navigate the confusing landscape of modern millennial identity, all with the help of some seriously good books.

    In this episode, Sharon, Stephenson and Vanessa chat about Sara Collins' book, The Confessions of Frannie Langton. They talk about racial stereotypes, science and racism, and ask each other whether slave narratives can ever make enjoyable films/TV shows/books to watch/read for people of colour?

    The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins is published by Penguin Books. Available at all good bookshops and online.

    Available at all good bookshops and online.
    Follow @generationveX and stay tuned for new episodes.
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/generationveX
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/generationveX
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/generationveX

    Sign up to the generation veX newsletter to be the first to know about new episodes and behind-the-scenes stories: bit.ly/genvexnewsletter

    This podcast is produced with the support of Green Door Pictures

    Executive Producer and Manager Naomi Morris Omori
    Hosted by Stephenson Ardern-Sodje, Sharon Rose, and Vanessa Fisher
    Music and stings by Dominic Nyarambi
    Edited by Stephenson Ardern-Sodje and Naomi Morris Omori
    All rights reserved

    • 52 min
    Bonus ep: generation veX LIVE from #Merky Books pop up

    Bonus ep: generation veX LIVE from #Merky Books pop up

    But where are you *really* from? Three actors and creatives who have their fingers on the pulse discuss what’s really got them veXed. Join Sharon, Stephenson, Vanessa and guests on generation veX as they chat about race, culture and belonging. They attempt to navigate the confusing landscape of modern millennial identity, all with the help of some seriously good books.

    In this bonus episode, Stephenson and Vanessa are recorded live in conversation at the #Merky Books pop up at the Beats by Dr Dre residency in Shoreditch, London.

    They chat about the list of '100 novels that shaped our world' which BBC Arts published on 5/11/2019 and the novels which shaped them(you can read the list here: http://bit.ly/BBC100Novels).

    Follow @generationveX and stay tuned for new episodes.
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/generationveX
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/generationveX
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/generationveX

    Sign up to the generation veX newsletter to be the first to know about new episodes and behind-the-scenes stories: bit.ly/genvexnewsletter

    This podcast is produced with the support of Green Door Pictures

    Executive Producer and Manager Naomi Morris Omori
    Hosted by Stephenson Ardern-Sodje, Sharon Rose, and Vanessa Fisher
    Music and stings by Dominic Nyarambi
    Edited by Naomi Morris Omori

    All rights reserved

    • 25 min
    S1 E5: Storytelling, slave narratives, gothic romance. Sara Collins

    S1 E5: Storytelling, slave narratives, gothic romance. Sara Collins

    But where are you *really* from? Three actors and creatives who have their fingers on the pulse discuss what’s really got them veXed. Join Sharon, Stephenson, Vanessa and guests on generation veX as they chat about race, culture and belonging. They attempt to navigate the confusing landscape of modern millennial identity, all with the help of some seriously good books.

    In this episode, Sharon, Stephenson and Vanessa are joined by writer Sara Collins to talk about her new book, The Confessions of Frannie Langton. They talk about storytelling, slave narratives and gothic romance.

    The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins is published by Penguin. Available at all good bookshops and online.

    Follow @generationveX and stay tuned for new episodes.
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/generationveX
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/generationveX
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/generationveX

    Sign up to the generation veX newsletter to be the first to know about new episodes and behind-the-scenes stories: bit.ly/genvexnewsletter

    This podcast is produced with the support of Green Door Pictures

    Executive Producer and Manager Naomi Morris Omori
    Hosted by Stephenson Ardern-Sodje, Sharon Rose, and Vanessa Fisher
    Music and stings by Dominic Nyarambi
    Edited by Stephenson Ardern-Sodje

    All rights reserved

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

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