Lucy Cathcart Froden (aka raukarna) is interested in collaborative songwriting, language and translation, and is doing a PhD exploring the role of music in social integration, particularly among people with convictions and migrant communities. She makes a podcast on these themes called 'Our chance of becoming more human'.
Our Chance of Becoming Human - Episode 425/09/2018 Duration: 34min
Episode 4 of a podcast documenting a PhD journey, this time reflecting on a weekend spent writing songs with a group of young women from all over the world, and sharing demos of a couple of those songs. This episode also draws on the work of anthropologist Victor Turner, cellist Yo Yo Ma, and radical feminist theorist bell hooks.
Our Chance Of Becoming Human - Episode 327/06/2018 Duration: 34min
Episode 3 of Our Chance of Becoming Human - an audio scrapbook charting the journey of a PhD that's exploring how creating music together can have an effect on social integration. This episode bounces around finding connections between the work of feminist philosopher Adriana Cavarero, social anthropologist Tim Ingold, and professor of applied and social theatre, James Thompson. And there are a couple of new tunes in there as well.
Our Chance Of Becoming Human - Ep 207/03/2018 Duration: 32min
Episode 2 of Our Chance of Becoming Human - a podcast charting the journey of a PhD that's exploring how creating music together can have an effect on social integration. This episode takes us from dialogue theory to storytelling to immigration detention to narrative therapy to Bakhtin and polyphony, with some musical interludes inspired by Greek poet Sappho.
Our Chance Of Becoming Human21/11/2017 Duration: 22min
Episode 1 of new podcast, Our chance of becoming human. This episode explores collaborative songwriting as a translation process, and ponders what can be 'found in translation'. And if integration and translation are both bridges from one person or place to another, then what is the nature of the in-between, the interstitial, liminal spaces?