Past – Forward: The Wapping Project at 20

Twenty podcasts to mark twenty years of The Wapping Project, looking back and looking forward. Hosted by writer and curator Gareth Evans.

 

Summer Season +

The fourth season of five episodes includes: conversations with artists Karen Stuke and Maresa von Stockert, a quartet of Omani artists  – Rawan AlMahrouqi, Safa Baluchi, Ruqaiya Mazar, Riham Noor Al Zadjali –  artist and designer Sam Spenser and photographer Stephen Morgan, composer Billy Cowie, and writer Deborah Levy.

The episodes are released each Friday from 25 June 2021.

Hosted by Gareth Evans
Sound edit and design by Philippe Frau-Nadal
Including recordings from The Wapping Project’s archives
Podcast intro theme by Billy Cowie from the soundtrack to ‘Shiny Nylon’

Spring Season +

The third season of five episodes includes: conversations with artists Elina Brotherus, Mairéad McClean, writer Kapka Kassabova,  designers Sonya Dyakova and Imogen Eveson, writers and former bookshop managers of The Wapping Project Bookshop Lydia Fulton and Ben Eastham, plus a reading by actor Lia Williams and sounds from The Wapping Project’s archives.

Hosted by Gareth Evans
Sound edit and design by Philippe Frau-Nadal
Including recordings from The Wapping Project’s archives
Podcast intro theme by Billy Cowie from the soundtrack to ‘Shiny Nylon’

Winter Season +

The second season of five episodes includes: conversations with head chefs of Wapping Food James Robson and Cameron Emirali, sculptor Richard Wilson, writer and activist So Mayer, artist filmmaker Andrea Luka Zimmerman and cinematographer and editor Taina Galis, artist Shona Illingworth and barrister Nick Grief; readings by actor Robert Whitelock; and sounds from The Wapping Project’s archives.

Hosted by Gareth Evans
Sound edit and design by Philippe Frau-Nadal
Including recordings from The Wapping Project’s archives
Podcast intro theme by Billy Cowie from the soundtrack to ‘Shiny Nylon’

Autumn Season +

The first season of five episodes includes: conversations with artist Jane Prophet, choreographers Lea Anderson and Luca Silvestrini, writers and translators Sophie Hughes and Jen Calleja, writer Alia Trabucco Zerán, and The Wapping Project’s co-directors Marta Michalowska & Thomas Zanon-Larcher; readings by actors Patrick O’Brien and Polly Kemp; music by composers Laura Cannell and Billy Cowie; and sounds from The Wapping Project’s archives.

Hosted by Gareth Evans
Sound edit and design by Philippe Frau-Nadal
Including recordings from The Wapping Project’s archives
Podcast intro theme by Billy Cowie from the soundtrack to ‘Shiny Nylon’