14 / 06 / 2022

#00 lumbung stories: all authors voices

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The writer María Bastarós together with harriet c. brown introduce us to lumbung cosmologies through interviews and readings around the lumbung stories book.

lumbung stories is a project coordinated by the publishing house consonni within the framework of documenta fifteen with the collaboration of 8 publishers. lumbung stories is a book, 8 editions, 7 languages. A radically collective book. Each publisher proposes its usual ecosystem of production and distribution. It raises those who write, those who can make use of fiction, to recreate the idea of the common in an unprecedented way. The Almadía publishing house from Mexico, to write about tequio, presents Yásnaya Elena Aguilar Gil, who uses Spanish. Txalaparta presents Uxue Alberdi, who writes in Basque, to imagine around the idea of auzolan. From Brazil Dublinense gives us Cristina Judar, writing in Portuguese about mutirão. Al-Mutawassit proposes Nesrine Khoury, who writes in Arabic on naffir and fa-zaar. Cassava Republic Press presents Panashe Chigumadzi, writing in English about intergenerational and transhistorical struggle through ubuntu. About Allmende, Hatje Cantz and documenta fifteen have Mithu Sanyal, who uses German. And about lumbung, Marjin Kiri presents the writer Azhari Aiyub, whose language is Indonesian. 

This podcast is part of lumbung radio. We have the presence of the writer Maria Bastarós as announcer, Alberto de la Hoz at the technical controls and with the tune and music of Enternet: Untilted, Aloes: Water intro, Cois agver: LR-RL, Enternet: Geo and Enternet: Beyond. It has been organized by the Basque publishing house consonni and has been produced within the framework of the art event documenta fifteen.

This podcast has been possible thanks to the support of Etxepare Euskal Institutua and Acción Cultural Española.

Dina