Synopsis

The Heart is an audio art project and podcast about intimacy and humanity.

Episodes

  • Swelter: A Dream

    Swelter: A Dream

    01/07/2020 Duration: 21min

    What would you sound like if no one ever told you that’s all a woman could be? Part 1 of a 3-part summer series. “The reallotment of material resources is going to be the only thing that will save us.” - Yocheved Zenaida Cohen Listen to Fuck U Pay Us and pay them! Support Yocheved Zenaida Cohen Produced & hosted by Nicole Kelly and Phoebe Unter.

  • Race Traitor: betray white fathers

    Race Traitor: betray white fathers

    17/06/2020 Duration: 30min

    Phoebe has an idea of a white race traitor: someone who makes personal sacrifices for the betterment of humanity. Someone whose actions halt the patterns of white supremacy. She goes looking for one and meets Stephanie Hofeller. Part 4 of a 4 part series. Produced by Phoebe Unter, edited by Sharon Mashihi and hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

  • Race Traitor: what makes a mom a white mom?

    Race Traitor: what makes a mom a white mom?

    03/06/2020 Duration: 37min

    All parents shape our identities. Phoebe’s affluent white parents made a particular set of choices to raise her in an all-white neighborhood with a sordid history. Phoebe investigates what she inherited as a result. Part 3 of a 4 part series. Produced by Phoebe Unter, edited by Sharon Mashihi and hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

  • Race Traitor: can we be friends?

    Race Traitor: can we be friends?

    20/05/2020 Duration: 32min

    In a community with a strict “no new white friends” policy, Phoebe asks: how does my being white affect our relationship? Part 2 of a 4 part series. Produced by Phoebe Unter, edited by Sharon Mashihi and hosted by Kaitlin Prest. Featuring Nicole Kelly & Kamala Puligandla.

  • Race Traitor: who taught you to be white?

    Race Traitor: who taught you to be white?

    06/05/2020 Duration: 29min

    Phoebe is surprised to learn that even she, an angry Jewish dyke, still participates in upholding white supremacy culture. Part 1 of a 4 part series. Produced by Phoebe Unter, edited by Sharon Mashihi and hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

  • Every Happy Ending Is Normative

    Every Happy Ending Is Normative

    22/04/2020 Duration: 27min

    So what’s the point of a crush? This episode was produced by Nicole Kelly, with ‘æn īs cinquepalmi. ‘æn īs is a poet teaching in Los Angeles. Find her writing workshop info on Instagram by following @bashfulhole.

  • Mardi Gras is a State of Mind

    Mardi Gras is a State of Mind

    08/04/2020 Duration: 18min

    What can a body do? This episode was produced by Mara Lazer & hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

  • Divesting From People Pleasing: Affirmation

    Divesting From People Pleasing: Affirmation

    25/03/2020 Duration: 53min

    In the final episode of the Divesting From People Pleasing season, NK talks with her friends & Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis about some of the things that surround her personal narrative. This episode was produced by Nicole Kelly & hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

  • Mermaid Palace Feature: Asking For It

    Mermaid Palace Feature: Asking For It

    11/03/2020 Duration: 26min

    Episode 1 of Asking For It, a new fictional series from Mermaid Palace. 

  • Divesting From People Pleasing: Memory

    Divesting From People Pleasing: Memory

    26/02/2020 Duration: 30min

    When trauma is held in the individual and collective body, shame, grief, and rage are passed down for generations. Part 3 of a 3 part series. Divesting From People Pleasing is a mini series produced by Nicole Kelly, edited by Chiquita Paschal, and hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

  • Divesting From People Pleasing: Power

    Divesting From People Pleasing: Power

    12/02/2020 Duration: 37min

    The body has information. Part 2 of a 3 part series. Divesting From People Pleasing is a mini series produced by Nicole Kelly, edited by Chiquita Paschal, and hosted by Kaitlin Prest.

  • Divesting From People Pleasing: Threat

    Divesting From People Pleasing: Threat

    29/01/2020 Duration: 30min

    Episode 1 of Divesting From People Pleasing: As NK gets older, she gets smaller, she gets more and more quiet. But the self loathing voice in her head just gets louder. Part 1 of a 3 part series.

  • Lesbian Separatism Is Inevitable

    Lesbian Separatism Is Inevitable

    15/01/2020 Duration: 27min

    How NK & Phoebe fell in art love.

  • Were Back

    We're Back

    06/01/2020 Duration: 14min

    After a long break, The Heart is starting up again.  Since we left, the world has changed. And we’ve changed too.  At the core of the new Heart are artists Nicole Kelly and Phoebe Unter. Phoebe and NK started making a podcast called bitchface in 2016. They make transformative media that sets out to change how people see the world and themselves. Stories about power and love, about intimacy and humanity.  Together with host Kaitlin Prest, editors Sharon Mashihi and Chiquita Pascal, they will produce The new Heart. From Radiotopia and Mermaid Palace.

  • Mermaid Palace

    Mermaid Palace

    29/10/2019 Duration: 14min

    Named after the very bedroom within which many of the episodes of The Heart were made. In this ep you heard the singing of Sharon Mashihi and phone answering of Mooj Zadie. The manifesto writing of Nicole Kelly and Phoebe Unter, the mic meandering of Dylan Gauche, the phone answering of Mooj Zadie, the song of Drew Denny and Christina Gaillard and the big dream of Kaitlin Prest. Additional credits: Jen Ng, Mo LaBorde, Allie Pinel, Chiquita Paschal, AJ Moultrie, Sarah Rose, Allison Light, Caitlin Thompson, Rider Alsop, Bianca Grimshaw, Alexandria Fisk, and one long phone call with Jenna Weiss Berman. Extra special thanks to Jen Ng, our design queen. You can see her incredible work on the website, www.mermaidpalace.org.

  • Love Me: To My Heart

    Love Me: To My Heart

    04/12/2018 Duration: 30min
  • Its Here: The Shadows

    It's Here: The Shadows

    10/10/2018 Duration: 21min
  • KP + CBC Present: The Shadows

    KP + CBC Present: The Shadows

    29/08/2018 Duration: 05min
  • Dream

    Dream

    20/12/2017 Duration: 29min
  • An Announcement

    An Announcement

    08/12/2017 Duration: 14min
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