After every five years, the time for general election comes in Bangladesh, bringing with it a fresh season of despair and uncertainty. For the last couple of months, the nation has been passing through sheer horror and uncertainty due to the ongoing fierce political unrest that sparked from a couple of issues.
In this episode we talk about Freya’s work with a particular focus on her Strawberries in Winter project, which explores modern farming practices that ensure seasonal produce is available in European supermarkets all year round.
This story looks at the lives of a group of murgueros – dancers and percussionists in Buenos Aires who form a 150-strong community, like a giant family. Murga is a street dance that was invented by slaves and banned during the last Argentine dictatorship, but came back to popularity in the 90s, especially in Buenos Aires’ working class neighbourhoods.