Stance looks at the changing face of drugs, including a special report from California on weed and LSD. Plus, we hear about the sacred plant, Iboga, from the forest of Gabon, known as one of the strongest psychedelic drugs on the planet. We meet with award-winning choreographer and director Holly Blakey, ahead of her London show, Cowpuncher. And we speak to writer Nikesh Shukla to find out more about his new novel, The One Who Wrote Destiny.
Stance returns with its Alternative Realities series and investigates the perception of Witches and what it means to be a be a witch in the UK, the US and India. They speak to Longlisted Man Booker prize author, Kamila Shamsie about her recent novel, Home Fire. Plus they discuss music with DJ & Producer of the moment, Kaytranada.
In Stance we speak to the French artist, JR to talk about his work including the new project, Faces Places. We catch up with award-winning director Maysaloun Hamoud, to find out more about her directorial debut movie In Between. Lastly, we explore centrism and ask, will it ever be in vogue again?
Stance explores our complex and glorious relationships to food, with Ruby Tandoh and others. They speak to one of Britain’s most exciting young visual artists, Larry Achiampong. And lastly, in our age of fourth wave feminism and the internet, they caught up with See Red Women’s Workshop - an activist collective formed in 1974 Britain.
Stance speaks to survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire six months on, they report on the Rohingya crisis, San Francisco’s first LGBTQ homeless shelter and hear from Venezuela. Plus Ibeyi discuss their latest album, Ash. They interview Mehereta Baruch-Ron, Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv, who speaks about her journey from refugee to Israeli political elite.
Stance chats to Four Tet in his first and only interview about his new album, New Energy. Women’s NBA player Kelsey Bone, writer and journalist Musa Okwonga and Goodgym founder Ivo Gormley share their take on Sport and Revolution. Plus the Young Vic Theatre’s new Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah OBE and Brown Girl Surf in California discuss notions of the Sea.