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30. Anne Erith Cooper - A Political Act

The Two Of Us

Release Date: 01/08/2020

74. The Two of Us SHORTS with Marie Smith show art 74. The Two of Us SHORTS with Marie Smith

The Two Of Us

Photographer and writer Marie Smith discusses her photography project ‘Whispering for Health’ which explores the experience that women of colour have of mental health, the process of editing and using participant’s text testimony. 

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73. The Two of Us with Malika Booker show art 73. The Two of Us with Malika Booker

The Two Of Us

A full length show where writer and multi-disciplinary artist Malika Booker discusses the relationship between mourning and celebration, and reads a profound and moving poem written during lockdown.

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72. The Two of US SHORTS with Chip Hamer  show art 72. The Two of US SHORTS with Chip Hamer

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Poet Chip Hamer reads from this new Flipped Eye pamphlet ‘ A Class Act'. Naomi and him talk socialism and solidarity.

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71. The Two of SHORTS with Charlotte Ansell show art 71. The Two of SHORTS with Charlotte Ansell

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Poet Charlotte Ansell reads a powerful poem about racism in the UK. She talks about her work as a child psychotherapist and how poetry can help us through trauma.

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70. The Two of Us SHORTS with Lizzy Turner show art 70. The Two of Us SHORTS with Lizzy Turner

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Poet, artist and podcaster Lizzy Turner talks about her diagnosis of OCD, the emotional honestly she enjoys with her beloved husband David, and reads from her recent publication, Home Practice.

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69. The Two of Us SHORTS with Esther Poyer show art 69. The Two of Us SHORTS with Esther Poyer

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Writer Esther Poyer talks about what it means to be of service to others and shares some personal wisdom on self-compassion.

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68. The Two of Us SHORTS with Mona Arshi show art 68. The Two of Us SHORTS with Mona Arshi

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Poet Mona Arshi talks about the value of learning to listen, the links between her work as a Human Rights lawyer and her poetry, and the hope she has in her daughter’s generation.

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67. The Two of Us SHORTS with Carlos Mauricio Rojas show art 67. The Two of Us SHORTS with Carlos Mauricio Rojas

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Poet and curator Carlos Mauricio Rojas talks about their journey into poetry, reads a piece and dissects their poetry process at this present moment. 

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66. The Two of Us SHORTS with Peter Kahn show art 66. The Two of Us SHORTS with Peter Kahn

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Peter Kahn reads from his collection Little Kings and discusses finding his calling as an educator. He talks about love and friendship, and the power of forgiveness. 

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65. The Two of Us SHORTS with Abi Palmer show art 65. The Two of Us SHORTS with Abi Palmer

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Abi Palmer reads from her wonderful book ‘Sanitorium’ and discusses disability narratives in the time of a pandemic, the rewards of gardening and why floating offers her freedom from physical pain. 

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Poet Anne Erith Cooper talks frankly about her mental health, how she manages living with Bipolar Disorder and why naming her diagnosis in the public sphere is her way of countering stigma.

Show host - Naomi Woddis

Originally broadcast on Reel Rebels Radio

Music - Hoh Harph by Lobo Loco on Free Music Archive