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The Heart is an audio art project about power and love. From Mermaid Palace and Radiotopia.

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The Heart is an audio art project about power and love. From Mermaid Palace and Radiotopia.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
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    Axel: Paradise

    Axel: Paradise

    A dreamlike exploration of depression in the underground.  Inspired in part by a bruised and beautiful looking cloud at sunset, we follow Axel Kacoutié on a subway ride home.

    In response to Emily Dickinson's poem 'Hope is the thing with feathers', this work was originally produced for BBC’s Between the Ears, from Falling Tree Productions. Edited by the great Eleanor McDowall.

    • 21 min
    Axel: A Sound Poem

    Axel: A Sound Poem

    Axel Kacoutié brings you into his mind and his heart through rich sonic universe building. In this audio journey, he conjures sensations: warmth, light, and the feeling of waking up after having a disturbing dream. This is the first of a three part series featuring this audio artist and poet’s inner world.

    Originally produced on the Constellations podcast.

    • 18 min
    Water

    Water

    In Toronto’s downtown eastside, Moss Park’s encampment is home to a lot of people with deep ties to the neighbourhood. The site of the city’s first overdose prevention facility—a hard-won resource that started in an unsanctioned trailer—Moss Park’s residents are used to claiming space and fighting for what they need.

    Relationships are important in every encampment. And in Moss Park, people go way back, but while blood may be thicker than water...you can’t drink blood. And the city isn’t delivering water.

    On two days of a July heatwave, residents walk us through life in the park and share strategies for living in a pandemic without access to life’s most vital resource.

    A feature from the podcast We Are Not the Virus. Produced by Aliya Pabani with support from Allie Graham.

    • 46 min
    Hurricane Boyfriend

    Hurricane Boyfriend

    This story by Mitra Kaboli tells of a little bit of love found in an unlikely place: a natural disaster. As we cozy down and prepare to say goodbye to 2020, The Heart is here to wish you all some pandemic love for 2021.

    • 19 min
    EMDR

    EMDR

    From audio artist James T Green ft. C’ne Rohlsen. “With this piece, I was trying to get down to the bottom of why I felt anxious in a world where it felt like I was losing control, either literally or conceptually.” Featuring music from James’ new album Molten 3.

    Donate to the Heart here.

    • 10 min
    e4e: stop living on video

    e4e: stop living on video

    start searching for transformative pleasure. In conversations with trans viewers and makers of porn, Mara investigates porn as a healing portal for trans people seeking embodiment. This episode was written, sound designed & produced by Mara Lazer, edited by Nicole Kelly & Phoebe Unter and hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

    Part 2 of e4e, a mini mini series where two artists seek experiences where their minds and bodies are connected.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
2K Ratings

2K Ratings

catnamedchicken ,

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There’s nothing else like the Heart out there. This podcast is a beautiful part of building the world I want to live in. Many episodes leave me flabbergasted just by the fact that they exist and that someone was willing to be this vulnerable and share so deeply. ❤️❤️❤️ so much gratitude.

yououghttaknow ,

PU/NK are innovators of the audio form!

The beautiful, evocative audio essays I’ve listened to this year on the heart regularly demonstrate such a deep understanding of both story and sound design that transport me into new experiences. What a gift!

yetemadi ,

Incredible feminist art

Like I said. Feminist journalism

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