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  • LIFT❤LDN, Plans For The Future Posted 26 October 2021

    Originally held as a series of live conversations on Instagram, Plans For The Future is now available to listen to via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify

    For each episode, you can find accompanying show notes and a transcript below.

    You can also listen to it right here:

    Episode 1: Plans For The Future with Dr. Njoki Ngumi

    Dr. Njoki Ngumi is a Nairobi-based artist, writer and feminist thinker. She’s a founding member of multidisciplinary arts collective The Nest.

    You can access the transcript here.

    Show Notes

    During the course of their far-reaching conversation, Kris and Njoki discussed:

     

    Episode 2: Plans For The Future with Mariano Pensotti

    Internationally renowned theatre and cinema artist Mariano Pensotti joined Kris live from Buenos Aires to discuss his plans for the future.

    You can access the transcript here.

    Show Notes

    Kris and Mariano talked about a variety of LIFT, Grupo Marea (Mariano’s production company) and other projects and people, including:

     

    Episode 3: Plans For The Future with Juliet Knapp

    Juliet Knapp is a presenter, curator and a co-artistic director of Kyoto Experiment. She joined Kris from Kyoto, Japan.

    You can access the transcript here.

    Show Notes

    While chatting, Kris and Juliet talked about:

     

    Episode 4: Plans For The Future with Giorgia Ohanesian Nardin

    Giorgia Ohanesian Nardin is an artist, independent researcher and queer agitator of Armenian descent, currently living in Milan, Italy. They recently took part in Concept Touring, the first commission in LIFT’s Artist Advancement Programme.

    You can access the transcript here.

    Show Notes

    During the course of their chat, Kris and Georgia chatted about:

     

    Episode 5: Plans For The Future with Meiyin Wang

    Meiyin Wang is the Producing Director of The Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center, slated to open in 2023 on the World Trade Center campus. She is joining Kris from an early morning in New York, USA.

    You can access the transcript here.

    Show Notes

    In their lively discussion Kris and Meiyin talked about:

     

    Episode 6: Plans For The Future LIFT Anniversary Special

    In this special episode of Plans For The Future, LIFT’s founders, Lucy Neal and Rose Fenton, and LIFT’s current leaders, Kris Nelson and Stella Kanu talk about the past, present and future of the festival. They discuss why it was – and continues to be – essential to bring international work to London, to take risks, push boundaries, and connect global art and artists with Londoners in meaningful and impactful ways.

    Transcript coming soon! We are sorry for the delay – if you would like the transcript for this episode sent to you as soon as it is ready, please get in touch via comms@liftfestival.com.