Airing time: Sundays at 1:30pm
Late Mode is a podcast in search of the ‘zeitgeist’. Critically engaging with the idea of 21st century ‘zeitgeist’, we embark on a journey across others’ lived experiences.
In an effort to answer the question: what is now to others? LateMode asks its speakers to share with their audience the way they conceive of themselves and the experience of being human today.
The idea that a single spirit of the age can be apt to describe a particular period of history is by now obsolete. As far as our understanding of reality goes, nonlinearity has become the keyword. Within a present characterized by the extreme fragmentation of time and lived experience, should we instead speak of multiple zeitgeists? Or rather just ditch the concept?
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Chatting over the theme of time pressure, Marta and Lynn Shore hop around different themes connected to Lynn's practice as a herbology and biology teacher. Emerging as the star of this podcast episode, the ancient way of understanding nature's progression known as 'the wheel of the year' guides us through a more peaceful relationship with the seasons of our frantic activities. Considering hibernation, seasonal markers, food sovereignty and the political implications of urban foraging practices,
Duration: 00:33:26 | Date: 5 February, 2023
In this third episode, Marta invites David Grantsaan to Late Mode for a talk about care, heritage and academia.
Discussing the importance of understanding heritage as a thing of the present, Marta and David discuss important themes in present-day academia: to what extent is academic success dependent on our willingness to rely on our identities and heritage? How to strike a balance between the imperative to care for our heritage and the necessity to care, first, for ourselves?
Duration: 00:30:40 | Date: 29 January, 2023
LateMode interviews Ieva Gudaitytė to discuss the subversive possibilities of radio, music and conversations. Ieva hosts a radio show called “Auditorijos” on a local community radio based in Vilnus. She will begin researching how community music radio can offer joyful strategies for civil disobedience and political participation in times of significant socio-political changes.
Duration: 00:50:45 | Date: 22 January, 2023
Serving as a little introduction to the hopes and aims of LateMode, this first podcast episode introduces its hosts, research topics and stories of origin. With a big thank you to all the people who had us reflect on the themes of reality, creativity and lived experience, we inaugurate this podcast series with a short statement of intent.
Duration: 00:18:29 | Date: 15 January, 2023