Ep.11: Sport and Revolution; Four Tet; The Sea

 

We cover Sport and Revolution uncovering its power to drive social change. We speak to  Women’s NBA player, Kelsey Bone, who has been using her platform to protest social injustice in America, even before Colin Kaepernick sparked the ‘take a knee’ movement. Writer and journalist, Musa Okwonga, has penned an essay for Stance, about South Africa and the role that sport played in unifying the nation post-apartheid. We also go on a run with Goodgym - Ivo Gormley’s thriving social enterprise that combines sport and community - driving social change at a local level.

 Four Tet (Kieran Hebden)

Four Tet (Kieran Hebden)

We profile Four Tet (aka Kieran Hebden), exclusively for Stance, in his first and only interview about his latest album, New Energy. He discusses how current political events have influenced the making of the record, and reflects on some of his formative musical moments.

 Kwame Kwei-Armah

Kwame Kwei-Armah

And we discuss The Sea with Young Vic Theatre’s Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah OBE and Bafta-nominated actor, Nikki Amuka-Bird, who tell us about their adaptation of Ibsen classic, Lady From The Sea, for the stage in London. Lastly, we go surfing and discuss the relationship between race and the sea with Brown Girl Surf in California.

 
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