Earth and World

Earth and World is a three-part podcast taking an expanded view on clay as an earthly material. Examining the politics of geological narratives and the agency of minerals, it reflects on humanities fundamental and interwoven relationship with the earth. The series gives a voice to the ongoing research of academics and artists regarding ecology, commerce, indigenous communities, ancestral relations and the Anthropocene.

Episode 1 – 20 July
Interactions with Clay: The creation of settled communities in the Near East
with Professor Louise Steel
Episode 2 – 27 July
Being Mud
with Okwui Okpokwasili and Sophie J Williamson
Episode 3 – 3 August
Echo-making: Where the Whistles Mingle
with Kristen Gallerneaux


This series has been programmed as part of the Freelands Lomax Ceramics Fellowship.