Stance Episode 12: Home; Mehereta Baruch-Ron; Ibeyi
In the 12th episode of Stance - Heta Fell and Chrystal Genesis explore four distinct takes on HOME, covering the Grenfell fire six months on; the Rohingya crisis; Venezuela; and Homelessness among the LGBTQ community in San Francisco. They speak to MEHERETA BARUCH-RON, the Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv. An Ethiopian-born Jew who went from illiterate child refugee to heart of the Israeli political elite. They hear her unique story and find out more about her political ambitions. And they...
Stance Episode 11: Sport & Revolution; Four Tet; The Sea
In this episode of Stance, Heta Fell and Chrystal Genesis cover Sport and Revolution with Women’s NBA player, Kelsey Bone; writer and journalist, Musa Okwonga; and they go for a run with Goodgym founder, Ivo Gormley. They speak exclusively to Four Tet. Hailed as one of the 21st-century’s finest electronic musicians, he speaks to Stance in his first and only interview about his album, New Energy. They also discuss the sea with Kwame Kwei-Armah OBE (Young Vic Theatre’s new Artistic Director)...
Stance Episode 10: Gina Miller; Basquiat; Sex
Stance Podcast explores diverse perspectives in arts, culture and current affairs. This month, we speak to Gina Miller, the woman who successfully took on the British government with regards to Brexit, in one of her most personal interviews to date. We explore the often overlooked political and racial aspects of the work of the late artist, Basquiat. And we discuss sex with five women who in different ways are helping people to own their sexuality and desires; featuring the legendary...
Stance Episode 8: Riz Ahmed; Crossing Borders; California's Afro House Scene
In this episode of Stance Podcast, Chrystal Genesis and Heta Fell speak to actor and MC, Riz Ahmed, one of Time's 100 Most Influential People, over Skype; they hear three unique perspectives on what it means to cross borders; and they explore Oakland, California’s booming Afro House scene and why it is under threat. Join the conversation @stancepodcast on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Stance Episode 6: Untold North Korea; Actor Pearl Mackie of Dr Who; Artist Charlotte Colbert
In this episode we revisit our alternative reality theme by exploring what life is like for the North Korean refugees trying to escape one of the most oppressive political regimes on earth; we profile the exciting new Dr Who companion, actor Pearl Mackie; and we speak to rising star of the art world, Charlotte Colbert, about her latest exhibition at London’s Saatchi Gallery. Chrystal Genesis and Heta Fell created Stance as a platform to present diverse voices on hard-hitting topics and...
Stance Episode 5-The Female Prison Experience; Award-Winning Alvin Ailey Dancer; Trauma & Creativity
Chrystal Genesis and Heta Fell return with a new episode of Stance Podcast. They investigate the female prison experience in the US and UK; hear about how a traumatic experience drove one girl to create her entire wardrobe from scratch; and interview award-winning choreographer and lead dancer of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Co, Jeroboam Bozeman. Chrystal Genesis and Heta Fell created Stance as a platform to present diverse voices on intelligent, hard-hitting topics and share stories of...
Stance Episode 3: The Denigration of Care; Fazeelat Aslam; DIY Movements in a Social Media Age
In this episode we discuss what what society's attitude to caring says about us, we speak with Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Fazeelat Aslam, and we explore the exciting world of DIY movements in a social media age. Chrystal Genesis and Heta Fell present Stance, a new podcast that explores diverse perspectives on hard hitting topics facing society today and shares stories of the people changing the world through culture. Stance is a transatlantic conversation between...
Stance Episode 1: White Racial Identity; Alix Wilton-Regan; The Rise of the Demagogue
In the first episode of Stance, we explore white racial identity; we meet actress and activist, Alix Wilton-Regan; and we discuss the rise of the demagogue. Chrystal Genesis and Heta Fell present Stance, a new podcast that explores diverse perspectives on hard hitting topics facing society today and shares stories of the people changing the world through culture. Stance is a transatlantic conversation between Chrystal in London and Heta in San Francisco with global relevance. Stance aims...
Chrystal Genesis and Heta Fell are pleased to present Stance, a new podcast that explores diverse perspectives on hard hitting topics facing society today and sharing the stories of unusual and brilliant people changing the world through culture. Stance is presented as a transatlantic conversation between Chrystal in London and Heta in San Francisco, with global relevance. Stance aims to inform, entertain and inspire action. This trailer features some of the voices we hear from in our...