What is psychogeography? How does architecture affect our emotional, mental, and psychological wellbeing? Caleb Femi, a poet, educator, and multidisciplinary artist whose debut collection of poetry, Poor, celebrate and interrogate youth culture and masculinity, while the articulating the complex lived experiences of working class migrant communities in the UK join us in conversation. We use the music of Burna Boy, J-Hus, Wizkid, Giggs, Sunny Ade, and more to explore the problematic relationship between architecture and social stratification, the importance of finding and reading resonant poetry, the conversational between poetry and photography, and the philosophy that undergirds his work.
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The song you heard in the intro and outro of this podcast is titled: Reset by Meakoom (Meakoom) link to her music is available on Bandcamp
Books discussed and referenced in this episode:
- Citizen – Claudia Rankine
- Salt – Nayyirah Waheed
- The Light Song of Light – Kei Miller
- Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth – Warsane Shire
- Surge – Jay Bernard
- The Perseverance – Raymond Antrobus
- My Darling From the Lions – Rachel Long
- Some Bright Elegance– Kayo Chingonyi