Sometimes I feel the pressing weight of familiarity but most days I still feel that the window of exploration is well and truly open.
It’s less than a week to go until the US Presidential Election and while the candidates make their final pitches, the States is registering record daily COVID 19 -infections. Derek Bauman rejoins me on the show to update us on how the last six month have been in America and the lead-up to the Presidential Election.
On this edition of re:location I talk with the team behind the documentary, Matt Richmond (director) and Jon Michael Ryan (cinematographer) about Chicago and the film, 'Das Brauhaus: a German-American fairytale'
I couldn’t resist the opportunity to ask people whether they were feeling optimistic or pessimistic about where Australia finds itself in these challenging global times. The answer is a fascinating blend of apprehensiveness and gratefulness.
MH can be described as a designer, maker, programmer, tinkerer or even the juicy ‘creative technologist’. He’s originally from Iran and works at the crossover between art and digital engineering. It was a pleasure to hear his incredibly up-beat and reflective take on the Big Apple on this edition of re:location.
On this edition of re:location , I talked with Shashank Bengali about his experiences in Singapore, what it's like being an American in the city and some of the contrasts between the two political systems. Have a listen
Listening to former Vice President Jo Biden Jr’s South Carolina victory speech, it was possible to tell something was in the air. For better or worse – the power of words has the ability to change the course of history. In America, this is particularly so.
While the Iowa vote will sadly be remembered for chaos and delay, it also marks the emergence of a new fault line in US progressive politics that's worth exploring.
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