Water Scarcity with Angela YT Chan

Episode 5 August 05, 2021 00:32:42
Water Scarcity with Angela YT Chan
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Water Scarcity with Angela YT Chan
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Show Notes

Andrea and Arif speak to Overexposed resident Angela YT Chan about puddles of water, ecofascism, and living room conversations about nature and its multiple definitions.

Sonic Acts hosts six participants in the home-based residency programme 'Overexposed' which deals with pollution and its effects on everything living and non-living.

Andrea Gonzalez and Arif Kornweitz of Ja Ja Ja Nee Nee Nee produce this series of conversations with residents about artefacts that have moved their practice in a lasting way. Angela's artefact is a puddle of water.

Angela YT Chan (UK) is an independent curator and artist. As a ‘creative climate change communicator’, she focuses on anti-colonial climate justice, knowledge systems, geography, and contemporary speculative fiction. She collaborates widely with artists, activists, speculative fiction authors and youth groups.
→ Website: angelaytchan.com

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