Land Body Ecologies

by Invisible Flock

A five-episode podcast series sharing stories of Solastalgia from land-dependent and indigenous communities affected by environmental change. Each episode of storytelling is paired with another side of the same story – a B-side where the landscape, then, speaks for itself. Sounds captured in the environment are turned into sound art, and musical expressions unearth from the land. Communities featured are based in the Arctic, K... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E02 - Episode 2 - Honey (English Version)

    S01 E02 - Episode 2 - Honey (English Version)

    In Honey, we explore the Mau Forest in the Rift Valley, Kenya, where the population of honeybees have declined in recent decades due to deforestation, forest encroachment and logging. Bees are central to the identity of the Ogiek,...

    40:47
  • S01 E01 - Episode 1 - The Free River (English Language)

    S01 E01 - Episode 1 - The Free River (English Language)

    The Free River tells the story of Kemijoki, Finland’s longest river that cuts across the country’s northern region. As the first hydroelectric power station was constructed on the river between 1945–1949, the damming of the river ...

    50:17
  • Bonus

    S01 - The Free River (Finnish Language version)

    S01 - The Free River (Finnish Language version)

    This is the Finnish language version of the first Episode of the Land Body Ecologies podcast, for the fully dubbed English version please download episode labelled as English Language.The Free River tells the story of Kemijoki, Fi...

    49:05
  • Bonus

    S01 - Episode 1 - The Free River : B-side

    S01 - Episode 1 - The Free River : B-side

    This B-side episode of The Free River is a wordless sound journey through the landscapes explored in the first episode of the Land Body Ecologies Podcast..Beginning on the River Kemi upstream of the Valajaskoski hydro dam. Moving ...

    44:54