20 years ago, on a sunny winter Sunday morning, I began a walk with Bongi Dhlomo-Mautloa through Alexandra township. Sounds and stories recorded over the course of 24 hours were assembled into a 60 min soundscape – now also available in podcast form: rudigermeyer.com/music/a-walk-with-bongi-through-alex
OPTUR: a beautiful exhibition at A. Petersen (last day today!) with ball tracks and sculptures in wood that remind me of Ciat-Lonbarde and Willem Boshoff.
New blog post in which I’ve collected a few thoughts on the process of creating Altså netop nu – the @poetiskpodcast I did with Lars-Emil Woetmann:
See also: rudigermeyer.com/music/altsaa-netop-nu
The roof areas of our apartment building are covered with small plants and it’s great to watch the bumblebees enjoying these patches of green.
Apparently a boon for biodiversity and insect life in cities – the Dutch have even added it to their bus stops: ecowatch.com/dutch-city-bus-stops-into-bee-stops-2639127437.html
Punk poetry and finding a way of being in the world: Here’s a little epilogue to Altså netop nu, the podcast Lars-Emil @Woetmann and I have been sending out during the past eight weeks.
Poets on pedestals, generative processes, and the beauty of contained forms in the age of social media: Altså netop nu, episode 8 – with Lars-Emil @Woetmann:
Inger Christensen looking over the rough mix for this week’s @poetiskpodcast:
I’ve always had a soft spot for the concrete (sound) poetry of the 60s, and in this week’s episode Lars-Emil @Woetmann and I wonder about the space for play and experimentation when the world is burning around you:
“…everything is so damn Podcast-y and YouToob-ish now a days. It would be nice to have a place where one can go to read a little, maybe browse a few photos about music gear and…”
40 interviews since the lockdown started. And they just keep on coming: martinyammoller.com