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What Is Your Working Class?

What Is Your Working Class?

By Aidan Teplitzky

What is working-classness today? How does our working-classness impact our work and our lives?

What Is Your Working Class? is a new podcast exploring the rich variety that exists in working-classness today by talking to a range of artists, sociologists, and organisations that deal with class within their work. Each episode features a different guest talking about their work and covering subjects such as working-class representation, the complexity of meritocracy, class shame and pride, and how class intersects with gender, race, and sexuality.
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36. Kirsty Thomas - Make Bank
36. Kirsty Thomas - Make Bank
Kirsty Thomas is an artist and the founder of Make Bank, an organisation who provides creative kits to secondary school children struggling with the additional costs of art subjects.
26:05
May 18, 2022
35. Stefan Szczelkun
35. Stefan Szczelkun
Stefan Szczelkun is an artist based in London.
33:23
May 11, 2022
34. Dr Kirsteen Paton
34. Dr Kirsteen Paton
Kirsteen is a sociologist based in Glasgow. 
41:59
May 04, 2022
33. Professor Valerie Walkerdine
33. Professor Valerie Walkerdine
Valerie Walkerdine is an artist, academic, and researcher based in Wales. 
37:15
April 27, 2022
32. Cynthia Cruz
32. Cynthia Cruz
Cynthia is a writer based in Brooklyn.
30:57
April 20, 2022
31. Phil Beadle
31. Phil Beadle
Phil is an educator and writer based in London.
34:53
April 13, 2022
30. Chanel Vegas
30. Chanel Vegas
Chanel Vegas is an artist based in London.
19:19
April 06, 2022
29. Orla O'Connor - Lit Theatre Company
29. Orla O'Connor - Lit Theatre Company
Orla O'Connor is a Theatre Maker and creative director of the Lit Theatre Company based in Nottingham.
31:45
March 30, 2022
28. Dr Lisa McKenzie
28. Dr Lisa McKenzie
Lisa McKenzie is a writer and researcher. 
01:06:43
March 23, 2022
27. Chris Neville - The Beehive
27. Chris Neville - The Beehive
Chris Neville helps to run The Beehive, an organisation providing working class political education in Greater Manchester.
26:10
March 16, 2022
26. Bethan Jayne
26. Bethan Jayne
Bethan Jayne is an artist based in Birmingham.
22:48
March 09, 2022
25. Darren Neave
25. Darren Neave
Darren Neave is an artist based near Lincolnshire.
48:56
March 02, 2022
24. The Glasgow Barons - Paul MacAlindin
24. The Glasgow Barons - Paul MacAlindin
Paul MacAlindin is a conductor and the artistic director of the Glasgow Barons, Govan’s own orchestra focussing on revitalising local venues with performances and makes music with Govan’s diverse communities.
42:05
September 15, 2021
23. Martin Hayes
23. Martin Hayes
Martin Hayes is a poet based in London. 
43:37
September 08, 2021
22. Kelly Green
22. Kelly Green
Kelly Green is a performance artist and researcher based in London. 
42:40
September 01, 2021
21. Dr. Adele Chynoweth
21. Dr. Adele Chynoweth
Dr Adele Chynoweth is an artist, writer, and researcher based in Canberra, Australia. 
38:17
August 25, 2021
20. Museum as Muck - Zeynep Kussan, Julie Carr, Fran Riando
20. Museum as Muck - Zeynep Kussan, Julie Carr, Fran Riando
Museum as Muck is a network of working-class people aiming to improve the working-class diversity in the museum sector. 
58:04
August 18, 2021
19. Xhosa Cole
19. Xhosa Cole
Xhosa Cole is a Jazz saxophonist and composer based in Birmingham.
52:14
August 11, 2021
18. Michaela Wetherell
18. Michaela Wetherell
Michaela Wetherell is a curator based in Sunderland.
24:52
August 04, 2021
17. The 93% Club - Fin Wright
17. The 93% Club - Fin Wright
The 93% Club are a network for state-schooled university students to gain better access to industries dominated by private school graduates. Fin Wright is the Marketing and Communications Director for the 93% Club.
25:31
July 28, 2021
16. Frances Hatherley
16. Frances Hatherley
Frances Hatherley is a freelance writer and curator and an associate research fellow at the Jo Spence Memorial Library Archive at Birkbeck University London.
43:31
July 21, 2021
15. Shaquelle Whyte
15. Shaquelle Whyte
Shaquelle Whyte is an artist originally from Wolverhampton and now based in London.
48:46
July 14, 2021
14. Evangeline Harrison
14. Evangeline Harrison
Evangeline Harrison is an artist specialising in making puppets and community work originally from Burton-upon-Trent and now based in Leeds. 
28:07
June 30, 2021
13. Cath Shayler
13. Cath Shayler
Cath Shayler is an artist and filmmaker originally from East Yorkshire and now based in London.
25:49
June 23, 2021
12. Beth Hughes
12. Beth Hughes
Beth Hughes is a researcher and curator originally from Warrington and now based in London and the curational lead for the Working Class British Art Network.
33:27
June 16, 2021
11. Mitchell Smith
11. Mitchell Smith
Mitchell Smith is an artist based in London.
27:55
June 09, 2021
10. Mandy Clare
10. Mandy Clare
Mandy Clare is the Winsford Dean councillor and founder of the Class Activist website.
46:37
June 02, 2021
9. Daisy Howarth
9. Daisy Howarth
Daisy Howarth is a painter originally from Essex. 
26:50
May 26, 2021
8. Dr. Deirdre O'Neill
8. Dr. Deirdre O'Neill
Dr Deirdre O'Neill is a filmmaker and independent scholar based in London.
54:08
May 19, 2021
7. Jay Capperauld
7. Jay Capperauld
Jay Capperauld is a Composer and Saxophonist based in Glasgow.
01:04:27
May 12, 2021
6. Dr. Lucy Hollingworth
6. Dr. Lucy Hollingworth
Lucy Hollingworth is a composer, musicologist and writer based in Glasgow.
41:57
May 05, 2021
5. Cherish Marshall
5. Cherish Marshall
Cherish Marshall is an artist based in Essex.
33:51
April 28, 2021
4. Trackie McLeod
4. Trackie McLeod
Trackie McLeod is an artist based in Scotland.
34:55
April 21, 2021
3. Richard Greer
3. Richard Greer
Richard Greer is a Composer and Artistic Director living and working in Scotland.
28:19
April 14, 2021
2. Conor Murgatroyd
2. Conor Murgatroyd
Conor Murgatroyd is a painter raised in Bradford and now based in London.
33:15
April 07, 2021
1. Jennifer Forward-Hayter
1. Jennifer Forward-Hayter
Jennifer Forward-Hayter is a photographer based in London and Dorset primarily focused on documentary and social performance. 
46:23
March 31, 2021