Podcast

Escaping the Surface with Freediver William Trubridge

In this episode, William Trubridge will tell us how freedivers use breathing techniques to stay underwater for more than four minutes during a deep dive reaching a state of absolute calm and tranquility.

Dr. Robert Dziak on How the Sound of the Deep Sea Gives Clues About the Health of Our Oceans

Robert Dziak is an oceanographer and the Acoustics Program Manager at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. His job is to listen to the deep sea, collecting clues about the health of our planet. In this episode, he will share his findings from the deepest known point in the oceans called Challenger Deep.

The Art of Walking in Iceland’s Wild Westfjords

The two nature guides Henry Fletcher and Jay Simpson, lead walking artist residencies along ancient herding routes in Iceland’s Westfjords. Here they share their experiences with the art of walking in the wild.

leek field in the netherlands lighted up in blue and red light as part of the luminous installation Grow by Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde
“Grow” by Daan Roosegaarde: Light Recipes for Sustainable Agriculture

The latest light installation by Dutch artist-designer Daan Roosegaarde turns a 20,000 square-meter leek field into a luminous dreamscape of red and blue light. It’s a tribute to the farmers cultivating the fields while also inspiring us to imagine a more sustainable future.

La Metropolitana: Making a Difference with Design

In this episode, we share the story of Mexican design studio La Metropolitana, who established a pilot project, that tackles social issues resulting from internal migration.

Brent Leggs, director of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund
Brent Leggs on Preserving African American History

This episode, we set on an acoustic journey through African American culture and visit places like Nina Simone’s childhood home, the birthplace of hip hop in New York, and, among others, Villa Lewaro, the legacy of America’s first female millionaire, Madame C.J. Walker.

artist michael jantzen
Green Buildings: How Michael Jantzen Challenges Architecture Through Art

The American artist Michael Jantzen merges art and architecture to create sustainable architectural structures. In this podcast episode, he shares his learnings on sustainable design.

Ethical Fashion: Akosua Afriyie-Kumi
Akosua Afriyie-Kumi on How to Build a Successful Ethical Fashion Brand

In our podcast premiere, fashion designer and entrepreneur Akosua Afriyie-Kumi shares what it takes to build an ethical fashion brand and how the racial inequalities she encountered in the fashion industry motivated her to take this step.