Radio

Radio is one of the simplest most effective ways of global communication. Its relatively quick and simple to record and transmit, you can listen to it while you work. And for most of the developing world it is the primary method of finding out what is going on.

–  AMARC is the global community radio network  (ASSOCIATION MONDIALE DE RADIODIFFUSEURS COMMUNAUTAIRES) – AMARC COP 15 wiki

– Past 2007 radio experiment: Indymedia radio support for WSF 2007 from Kenya

– Past article on Indymedia Ireland about the world of community radio; Building up the RADICAL radio network

Past radio interviews and shows:Indymedia audio files

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Most recent…


Murals and kids

Part 3 of the audio documentary about the opening of the new Hort Comunitari new community garden in the barrio (neighbourhood) of Gracia in Barcelona, Catalunya (Spain). An amazing weekend of open ended creativity, community action and dreaming of how this garden might lead to much much more. Related article:  Bold, Beautiful, Blooming Barcelona asks: What would it mean to win?


Lauras garden tour

Part 2 of the audio documentary about the opening of the new Hort Comunitari new community garden in the barrio(neighbourhood) of Gracia in Barcelona, Catalunya (Spain).  A local explains what it means to have a garden in her area, we also get explained some of the permacultural procedures being used. Related article:  Bold, Beautiful, Blooming Barcelona asks: What would it mean to win?

The Gracia Community Garden Radio Documentary

Part 1 (28 minute) of the 3 part audio documentary about the opening of the new Hort Comunitari new community garden in the barrio (neighbourhood) of Gracia in Barcelona, Catalunya (Spain). Garden was a direct squat action, participated by a wide range of groups in the area. 4 months later, the garden is growing and growing. We hope that this is but the first of many green spots for the city. Related post here: Patcha Mama smiles again in Gracia + Bold, Beautiful, Blooming Barcelona asks: What would it mean to win?

Brian Anson interview at EASA letterfrack

Brian Anson is a remarkable man of 74 years from Liverpool who has battled all his life to assist communities to a fairer and more just existence, he was worked in areas of conflict as an architect and as a social activist. He formed the ARC (architectural revolutionary council) in 1980’s in Britain and spent many years as an architectural proffessor pushing for students to take more control of their education and to use architecture for what it is for: the creation of healthy happy communities.

He was invited to EASA (euro architectural students assembly) 2008 in Ireland by architectural students to re-engage with the architectural youth and to add his views into the discussion about what was going on.

The BOLD collective did a live radio broadcast of an interview with Brian, here is that interview in MP3 format, file length 70mins

Transitioning, from climate camp to eco villages to transition towns to eco cities

A half hour life radio discussion during climate camp UK 2008. People working with, in or living in eco communities of varying sizes half a loose free flowing conversation.

part 1 – outline some of the principles behind these eco communities
part 2 – now that we have an idea of where we are trying to get to, how do we get there…

transition town Lewes – climate camp radio

As part of the recent climate camp UK we made this radio interview with Edwin Cambell about her experiences with the very successful transition town project in her town, Lewes. The recording was made at the front line that existed beside the police, and sometimes riot squad, she outlined the origins and successs of how their project has taken off and what their dreams are.As part of their project a short film was made, which was shown in the local cinema before all films.

Transition Town Kinsale

This audio recording was broadcast live on our BOLD internet radio and is a discussion with David Neavyn and Alan Clayton from Europes first Permaculture course in Kinsale about the idea of transition towns and eco initiaves in the southern Irish town of Kinsale, half hour talk, nice interview, big shout out to Cathie for assisting so much.

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