A platform to share stories and plant seeds of social changeBLYNKT Issue 1 "Family" is now available: http://www.blynkt.com/issues.html
Episode 38 (Dora Petrova)13/08/2017 Duração: 46min
"Seek out strong women to befriend, to align yourself with, to learn from, to be inspired by, to collaborate with, to support, to be enlightened by." Following Madonna's speech on feminism, BLYNKT editor Lei seeks out a strong woman this week to speak about feminism, design, and work and life in Berlin. Dora is currently working as an independent graphic designer in Berlin. Check out Dora's work on her website: https://www.dora-works.com/ You can read Dora's article "Can I have it all?" here: https://medium.com/@dore_more/can-i-have-it-all-1090ad7c1bf4
Episode 37 (Maryah Converse)05/07/2017 Duração: 52min
This week BLYNKT editor Carly Dee speaks to Maryah Converse, author of "Say Praise God!" which appears in Issue 2 of BLYNKT Magazine. They speak about Maryah's time in Jordan as part of the Peace Corps, the current rise in Islamophobia and Maryah's hopes for a more peaceful coexistence. You can read more of Maryah's work on her website: https://bymaryah.wordpress.com
Episode 36 (Issue 2 of BLYNKT Magazine "Individual/Society")26/05/2017 Duração: 19min
Issue 2 of BLYNKT Magazine "Individual/Society" is here! Carly and Lei are reunited on the BLYNKT podcast this week to introduce the new issue. The call for submissions for Issue 3 on the topic of "Body politics" is open now! Listen to find out what's in Issue 2 and the ideas behind our next issue coming this Fall. Read Issue 2 online: http://www.blynkt.com/magazine.html
Episode 35 (Felix Henke, Beyond Art)08/05/2017 Duração: 19min
Happy Sunday! Felix Henke from Beyond Art joins Lei on the BLYNKT podcast this week to speak about a social art project he initiated with Deepak Tolange, a contributing photographer of BLYNKT. Beyond Art originated from Deepak’s documentary, Dust (2016), which is about child labor in Nepal. In 2017, Felix and Deepak returned to Nepal to give the children masks and cameras with donations they received from the Beyond Art community. Support Beyond Art: https://www.facebook.com/Beyond-Art-1157925227605016/ If you are in Berlin, you can also check out Felix and Deepak’s exhibition at 48 Stunden Neukölln from 23-25 of June.
Episode 34 (Benjamin Lawrance Miller, Failing Thoreau in the Year 2000)23/04/2017 Duração: 35min
This week on the BLYNKT podcast, Lei has a heart-to-heart conversation with Benjamin Lawrance Miller, who is an English professor at Queensborough Community College (CUNY), about writing and creative communities. Ben also speaks about his experience of living in the woods in his early twenties, which inspired his piece, "Failing Thoreau in the Year 2000" (featured in BLYNKT Issue 2). To learn about the curious connections between the woods and creative writing, listen to this week's BLYNKT podcast!