Trailer | Get Up, Stand Up Now Podcast

Jun 10, 2019, 02:30 PM
A taster of the Get Up, Stand Up Now podcast series, celebrating generations of black creative pioneers. 

A crafted sound odyssey over five episodes, guided by the voices of artists featured in the exhibition who explore the discourse around Black experience, activism, creativity and influence. 

Coming up:

#1 Motherland 
Dennis Bovell, Margaret Busby, Normski, Zak Ové
            
#2 Dream to Change the World 
Zak Ové in conversation with Gaylene Gould, BFI (Head of Cinema & Events), and Sonia Boyce OBE
 
#3 Masquerade 
Zoe Bedeaux, Rhea Storr, Margaret Busby and Zak Ové
 
#4 Imaginary Landscapes
Barby Asante in conversation with Paul Goodwin, CCH Pounder, Zak Ové
 
#5 Mothership
Yinka Shonibare CBE, Shabaka Hutchings, Mowalola Ogunlesi, Zak Ové
 
Presented by spoken word artist Joshua Idehen
Original music by GAIKA, Dennis Bovell, Shabaka Hutchings, with selected tracks from Trojan Records. 
 
The series was produced by Reduced Listening and Somerset House
Senior Digital Producer, Somerset House: Eleanor Scott
Exec Producer: Joby Waldman
Producers: Chris Elcombe, Femi Oriogun-Williams, Mae-Li Evans
Researcher: Erica McKoy

Get Up, Stand Up Now
A major new exhibition celebrating the past 50 years of Black creativity in Britain and beyond, at Somerset House 12 June - 15 September 2019.

Beginning with the radical Black filmmaker Horace Ové and his dynamic circle of Windrush generation creative peers and extending to today’s brilliant young Black talent globally, a group of around 100 interdisciplinary artists will showcase work together for the first time, exploring Black experience and influence, from the post-war era to the present day.