An audio documentary, calling for a green recovery post-COVID
Within this documentary you will hear from researchers, farmers and representatives from unions, investor groups and worker cooperatives about the environmental, social and economic impact of climate change and the solutions at hand.
In Ethiopia, Tizita is a style of music that translates to nostalgia. The lyrics draw on childhood memories, lost loves and land, sparking imagery and shared memories that get to the essence of what it is to be Ethiopian.
From the yearning cry of the Pontian Lyra, to Indigenous Australia songlines, Tongan Manatu, folk and blues, this is a journey into the songs of nostalgia, their importance and what happens when we can't hear our own Tizita.
Commissioned by Monash University and RMIT Creative Unit and funded by the City of Melbourne, the project gathered the stories of Melbournians throughout the Emerging Writers Festival through interviews with the general public. The stories were featured as part of a five-part podcast series, covering themes of love, belonging, family, passion and place.
To those I have loved, I know there were many times that we suffered, suffocated, felt the stabs of unnecessary pain and pinned self-loaded expectations onto each other. We fell apart, and this piece was made in an attempt to understand why.