#3 The Asterisk Conversations
Podcast van Monday 3 May 2021: Philosopher and author Simon(e) van Saarloos once again seeks depth in a remarkable conversation and, with Simon(e)s typical carefulness, asks very accurate questions. Listen how the American poet, essayist and author Claudia Rankine ( Just Us: An American Conversation, Citizen: An American Lyric ) is increasingly withdrawn from the podcast conversation and gets more and more involved. Enjoy the reading by poet Rosabelle Illes in which she responds to the conversation. Illustration by designer, artist and writer Ajsa Zdravkovic (aka ajsaajsaajsa ). The third episode of The Asterisk …
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Asterik conversations expand and overlap, trusting that different themes and threads interweave and cross, influencing each other. The asterisk resists the idea of core business, of a single issue struggle (Audre Lorde) or truth with a capital T. As Jack Halberstam writes in Trans*: the asterisk refuses to "situate transition in relation to destination, a final form, a specific shape, or an established configuration of desire and identity".
The Asterisk Conversations* "een sterretjesgesprek" features each episode a writer overseas and invites a maker based in The Netherlands to create a new work in response. This way, each podcast ends with the beginning of a new conversation.