Radio Expeditions into the Geographies of Everything and Nothing
Geographical Imaginations is a public geography project hosted by cultural geographer Kevin S. Fox. This radio essay program presents a geographical ‒ or spatial ‒ way of thinking about the relationship between ourselves and the worlds we inhabit and co-create. Each episode takes a theme or, perhaps, a question and explores it through an interactive dialogue with different texts and voices.
Who is imagining the energy landscapes of the future? How are they doing it? Where? In what spaces? Elizabeth Monoian and Robert Ferry, Founding Co-Directors of the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI), discuss the global project that is giving artists, architects, landscape architects, and other creatives a space to propose sustainable energy infrastructures and imagine a low-carbon future.
Celebrating Geographical Imaginations: Radio Expeditions into the Geographies of Everything and Nothing’s 50th episode we revisit the concept for the show and take a look back at all of the different questions, themes and collaborators that brought us here to this point over four years later. If you are a new listener, this is a […]
For the opener of Season Five, we are joined by Phil Cousineau, the award-winning author of The Art of Pilgrimage. In a wide-ranging “long conversation” we discuss how to make travel meaningful and sacred. Along the way we unpack the tourist gaze and consider how mentors and words can open pathways to finding the pilgrim’s mood.
In EPISODE FORTY EIGHT we are joined again by geographer Johnny Finn (from EPISODE THIRTY TWO). Rounding out our three-episode on-the-ground fieldwork series on the crocodile-shaped island of Cuba, we discuss health care, Fidel, José Martí, memorialization, béisbol and literacy.
In our second episode from fieldwork in Cuba we sit down with “Song Maker” Enid Rosales and discuss her two albums (Brisa Pasajera and Dentro de Mí), her listeners in Cuba and beyond, the Nueva Trova genre, the Buena Vista Social Club effect, Celia Cruz and what it means to be an “hacedora de canciones.”