Hi, this is ŠUM PODCAST, a new series where we talk about emerging vectors in art, theory, pop culture, music, tech and beyond.
A london based artist and software developer Jelena Viskovic talks about her exhibition Volumes: New Babylon, feminist take on situationist worldbuilding, homo ludens, talking stones, magic circles and teaching game design at UCL.
Mystical Milanese music producer Heith (new album ‘X, wheel’ out via PAN) interviewed about cosmology, time, sigils, asemic writing, Indonesia, and concepts from Federico Campagna’s books ‘Technic & Magic’ and ‘Prophetic Culture’.
North American London-based writer, artist and organiser of New Mystics and New Worlds Alice Bucknell interviewed about worldbuilding, narratives framing space exploration, speculative fiction as descriptive practice, magic and unravelling human language structures with the help of AI systems.
Awoo by BCAA System & Oliver Torr
Members of the Prague-based polyfunctional collective BCAA System (Bilej Kluk, Reality Congress) and sound artist Oliver Torr interviewed about their collaborative multidisciplinary AV project Awoo, which exists at the intersection of electronic music, graphic and sound design, gaming and worldbuilding.awoo.bcaasystem.com instagram.com/bcaa_system instagram.com/awoo_oooooo instagram.com/realitycongress instagram.com/oliver_torr
Shanghai-based Slovak philosopher Lukáš Likavčan interviewed about comparative planetology, geopolitics of “spectral Earth”, post-anthropocentric design practice, fashion, role of art institutions and why he’s put his curatorial work on hold.
UK-based artist and producer interviewed about his otherworldly laptop music, artwork, puzzles, strange online artefacts and other multimedia content which all gravitate around a fictional ecosystem of strange entities and tiny gods.