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Miracle Podcast Ep2
The Miracle Podcasts are hosted by Tabitha Thorlu-Bangura and Lucia Pietroiusti and were recorded live at the Serpentine Galleries’ Miracle Marathon, 2016.
Tabitha Thorlu-Bangura was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, and raised in the even more exotic locales of south-east London. She is a DJ and radio presenter, championing the most forward-thinking music from the global underground. Working closely with artists and innovators in visual culture throughout her career, she oversees art direction for her own audio-visual projects and is also one of the brains and hearts behind the leading music platform NTS Radio.
Lucia Pietroiusti is Curator of General Ecology at the Serpentine Galleries (London), currently working on posthumanism, ecology, organisation and complex systems. She is the curator (with Filipa Ramos) of the durational symposium on interspecies consciousness, 'The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish' (2018-19). Since 2013, she has programmed and produced research projects, artist commissions and performances, as well as film and collaborative partnerships. Pietroiusti was the co-curator of the 2018 (Work), 2016 (Miracle), 2015 (Transformation) and 2014 (Extinction) editions of the Serpentine’s yearly Marathon festival of art, science and technology and the co-curator (with Kay Watson) of The Serpentine Podcast: On Work (2018). Pietroiusti will be the curator of the 2019 Lithuanian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, featuring a new performance work, 'Sun & Sea (Marina)' addressing consciousness, the everyday and anthropogenic climate change, by Rugile Barzdziukaite, Vaiva Grainyte and Lina Lapelyte.
Holly White works across mediums including, video, performance, cast bronze, glazed ceramics, weaving, knitting, sculpture and installation, Holly White presents a body of work that is intriguing, personal and cumulative. Using leitmotif that are collectively known and faded, along with works that integrate memories and the subconscious, the space has been transformed into a place that evokes possibilities of what might be. Holly White suggests and proposes both a new present and a new future whilst re-imagining how one looks at the past.