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The Heart

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The Heart is an audio art project and podcast about intimacy and humanity.

The Heart is an audio art project and podcast about intimacy and humanity.

Location:

United States

Networks:

PRX

Radiotopia

Description:

The Heart is an audio art project and podcast about intimacy and humanity.

Language:

English


Episodes

Race Traitor: can we be friends?

5/20/2020
In a community with a strict “no new white friends” policy, Phoebe asks: how does my being white affect our relationship? Part 2 of a 4 part series. Produced by Phoebe Unter, edited by Sharon Mashihi and hosted by Kaitlin Prest. Featuring Nicole Kelly & Kamala Puligandla.

Duration:00:36:08

Race Traitor: who taught you to be white?

5/6/2020
Phoebe is surprised to learn that even she, an angry Jewish dyke, still participates in upholding white supremacy culture. Part 1 of a 4 part series. Produced by Phoebe Unter, edited by Sharon Mashihi and hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

Duration:00:32:23

Every Happy Ending Is Normative

4/22/2020
So what’s the point of a crush? This episode was produced by Nicole Kelly, with anise cinquepalmi. anise is a poet teaching in Los Angeles. Find her writing workshop info on Instagram by following @bashfulhole.

Duration:00:31:30

Mardi Gras Is a State of Mind

4/8/2020
What can a body do? This episode was produced by Mara Lazer & hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

Duration:00:19:41

Divesting From People Pleasing: Affirmation

3/25/2020
In the final episode of the Divesting From People Pleasing season, NK talks with her friends & Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis about some of the things that surround her personal narrative. This episode was produced by Nicole Kelly & hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

Duration:00:55:48

Asking For It

3/11/2020
Meet Goldie. The cycle begins, in episode 1 of Asking For It, a new fictional series from Mermaid Palace.

Duration:00:29:36

Divesting From People Pleasing: Memory

2/26/2020
When trauma is held in the individual and collective body, shame, grief, and rage are passed down for generations. Part 3 of a 3 part series. Divesting From People Pleasing is a mini series produced by Nicole Kelly, edited by Chiquita Paschal, and hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

Duration:00:31:41

Divesting From People Pleasing: Power

2/12/2020
The body has information. Part 2 of a 3 part series. Divesting From People Pleasing is a mini series produced by Nicole Kelly, edited by Chiquita Paschal, and hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

Duration:00:38:10

Divesting From People Pleasing: Threat

1/29/2020
As NK gets older, she gets smaller, she gets more and more quiet. But the self loathing voice in her head just gets louder. Part 1 of a 3 part series. Divesting From People Pleasing is a mini series produced by Nicole Kelly, edited by Chiquita Paschal, and hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

Duration:00:29:28

Lesbian Separatism Is Inevitable

1/15/2020
How NK & Phoebe fell in art love.

Duration:00:26:48

We're Back

1/6/2020
After a long break, The Heart is starting up again. Since we left, the world has changed. And we’ve changed too. At the core of the new Heart are artists Nicole Kelly and Phoebe Unter. Phoebe and NK started making a podcast called bitchface in 2016. They make transformative media that sets out to change how people see the world and themselves. Stories about power and love, about intimacy and humanity. Together with host Kaitlin Prest, editors Sharon Mashihi and Chiquita Pascal, they will...

Duration:00:13:02

Mermaid Palace

10/28/2019
Named after the very bedroom within which many of the episodes of The Heart were made. In this ep you heard the singing of Sharon Mashihi and phone answering of Mooj Zadie. The manifesto writing of Nicole Kelly and Phoebe Unter, the mic meandering of Dylan Gauche, the phone answering of Mooj Zadie, the song of Drew Denny and Christina Gaillard and the big dream of Kaitlin Prest. Additional credits: Jen Ng, Mo LaBorde, Allie Pinel, Chiquita Paschal, AJ Moultrie, Sarah Rose, Allison Light,...

Duration:00:13:59

Love Me: To My Heart

12/4/2018
Our friends Cristal Duhaime and Mira Burt-Wintonick launched Season 3 of their amazing show LOVE ME. The story we are featuring from them is about a man who learned all about love while imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay. Website: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/loveme/\ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cbcpodcasts/\ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CBCPodcasts/

Duration:00:29:17

It's Here: The Shadows

10/10/2018
It’s here. Finally. All 6 episodes of The Shadows, presented by Kaitlin Prest and CBC Podcasts. Subscribe to The Shadows. Follow on Insta / Twitter at @theshadowscbc. You can find our FB group here.

Duration:00:19:36

KP + CBC Present: The Shadows

8/29/2018
~* Things are happening. *~ The Shadows, presented by Kaitlin Prest and CBC Podcasts, launches in late September. Here’s a sneak peek. Subscribe to The Shadows –> here.

Duration:00:03:03

Dream

12/19/2017
Kaitlin has a dream, and The Heart says goodbye (for now). Listen on headphones. Produced by Kaitlin Prest with help from Phoebe Wang. Thank you to all of the listeners who sent us your voices so KP could meet you on the moon. In this episode, you also heard the voices of Mitra Kaboli, Phoebe Wang, Jen Ng, Sharon Mashihi, Samara Breger, Meg Bell, Jessica Grosman, Pejk Malinovski, Sean Cole, Lulu Miller, Veronica Simmonds, Johnny Spence, Nancy Prest, Natalie Prest, Allen Watts and Brendan...

Duration:00:27:48

An Announcement

12/8/2017
In 2018, The Heart will be taking a break. ~* The Secret Link *~

Duration:00:12:32

Man Choubam (I Am Good)

12/6/2017
Sharon is a weirdo and refuses to conform to cultural standards. Her mom does not approve. They confront their longstanding differences on a Persian self-help cruise.

Duration:00:44:52

God + The Gays

11/22/2017
Growing up, Phoebe was a Jesus kid. In college, after Tinder-swiping her way to gayness, she comes out to Christians and hopes that they’ll accept her. In this episode, Phoebe goes on a mission to find out how people with fundamentally different beliefs, can be friends.

Duration:00:36:28

Signature Research

11/7/2017
There is a way that these narratives are supposed to go. But life isn’t simple and linear, it’s messy and loud, and everything keeps coming back again and again and again. This piece by Dylan Gauche won the Best Student award at the 2017 Hearsay International Audio Festival. [Trigger Warning]

Duration:00:09:58