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The Artist – Pia Jane Bijkerk


It’s time to meet the explorer archetype – The Artist.

This is the archetype that explores the world through his or her creativity to create things that has never before existed.

We meet artist Pia Jane Bijkerk from Sydney, Australia who creates art in many forms. She writes, photographs, draws, research, collects, & paints, alongside creates installations, records sound and makes music.

We talked about

  • exploring the world as an artist
  • how you know you’ve pushed or crossed limits when it comes to creating
  • and why it’s necessary to be selfish and leave your tribe to be an artist.
  • and more, of course!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Music:

What is the Journey? by Colin Mutchler (c) 2014 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://ccmixter.org/files/commonsplice/45492 Ft: Doxe

bensound-acousticbreeze Royalty free music from Bensound

Konstnären (in Swedish) – Lena Rydén

This episode is about the explorer archetype The Artist.

I’ve tried to find someone to interview in English but haven’t been able to pull it off so this episode is in Swedish, so if you don’t understand Swedish this episode is not for you.

But there will be episodes in English about The Artist archetype so keep an eye or an ear out for coming episodes.

Så har det blivit dags för utforskar-arketypen som jag kallar konstnären. Det är en person som utforskar med hjälp av sin kreativitet för att skapa något som inte tidigare har funnits.

Vi träffar målaren Lena Rydén i hennes studio på Konstepidemin i Göteborg.

 

Cover Photo: AnnaCarin Isaksson

Music:

What is the Journey? by Colin Mutchler (c) 2014 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://ccmixter.org/files/commonsplice/45492 Ft: Doxe

bensound-acousticbreeze Royalty free music from Bensound

THE ARCHIVES PODCAST

Bonus: Pilgrimage (in Swedish) -Anne-Louise Nyman

This is a bonus episode about wandering, and specifically about pilgrimage. I met Anne-Louise Nyman at Lödöse museum to talk to her about her pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago trail, or The Way of Saint James as it’s also called, in France and Spain.

The interview is Swedish so if you don’t understand Swedish this episode is not for you. But this is an exception so keep an eye or ear out for the next episode that will be in English as usual.

Music:

What is the Journey? by Colin Mutchler (c) 2014 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://ccmixter.org/files/commonsplice/45492 Ft: Doxe

bensound-acousticbreeze Royalty free music from Bensound

The Wanderer

The Wanderer – Kenneth Joelsson

This episode is about The Wanderer!

Walking on our two legs is what separates us from all other animals and has shaped us into what we are as humans. But wandering is not only about moving and traveling in the physical world, it is also a way to explore our inner world. It helps us think, solve problems and discover our selves.

In this episode we meet Kenneth Joelsson who runs his own company Mindtrekking and has made wandering a big part of his life. We talk about wandering and how it can help in exploring and making both inner and outer journeys.

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Books mentioned in this episode:

Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Tracks by Robin Davidson
Wanderlust: A History of Walking by Rebecca Solnit

Music:

What is the Journey? by Colin Mutchler (c) 2014 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://ccmixter.org/files/commonsplice/45492 Ft: Doxent Zsigmond

The Adventurer

The Adventurer – The Kontiki Museum

In this episode we take a look at the adventurer. This is the type of person who typically travel and explores the physical world. Either to discover new unknown places or to travel to already known places but in new ways. It is a person who wants an extraordinary life.

The adventurer wants to challenge him or her self and push physical and mental limits.

This is what the Norwegian adventurer Thor Heyerdahl did in 1946 when he sailed on a balsa wood raft from Peru on the western coast of South America to the Polyneesian Islands in the Pacific ocean.

I visited the Kon-Tiki museum in Oslo Norway and met Reidar Solsvik, curator at the museum, who told me more about Thor Heyerdahl and what made him this archetypical adventurer.

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https://www.nobelprize.org

Music:

What is the Journey? by Colin Mutchler (c) 2014 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://ccmixter.org/files/commonsplice/45492 Ft: Doxent Zsigmond

departures by airtone (c) 2015 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/airtone/50496 Ft: speck 

bensound-acousticbreeze Royalty free music from Bensound

 

THE ARCHIVES PODCAST

The Scientist – The Nobel Center

We kick off this Explorer theme for real with the Scientist archetype who with her structured approach investigates and dives deep into a topic. Not all researchers are explorers and you can be a scientific explorer without having a formal doctoral degree. It’s all about your mindset and willingness to think for yourself.

I made a visit to Stockholm and the Nobel Center to find out more about some of the greatest scientists.

I met Gustav Källstrand who is an historian of ideas and work at the Nobel Center. I met him at their beautiful office in the center of Stockholm, and we came to about curiosity, ideas, what motivates a scientist and the feeling when you realize you’ve discovered things no one has ever seen before and the importance of intuition.

Support this podcast by subscribing to it and also sharing it with friends and family and on social media so that it will grow.

If you or your company want to start your own podcast I consult in developing concepts that are creative, unusual and uniqe to you. Visit tereshallman.com to apply. There you can also read more about other offerings and also my blog.

Make sure to connect with me on social media:

Facebook

Twitter @TeresHallman

Instagram

LinkedIn

https://www.nobelprize.org

Music:

What is the Journey? by Colin Mutchler (c) 2014 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://ccmixter.org/files/commonsplice/45492 Ft: Doxent Zsigmond

departures by airtone (c) 2015 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/airtone/50496 Ft: speck

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to Season 2 – Explorers

Welcome to a new season dedicated to exploring and the great explorers of the world!

Explorers and exploration will be the overarching theme, but what about archives you might think?

Well they will still be around because they are the big sources of knowledge and inspiration in this podcast. We will continue to visit museums, archives, libraries and other places where interesting people reside so that our insatible curiosity can be pleased for at least a moment.

So I have changed a few things and if you’ve listened to season one you’ve immediatelly identify one big thing I guess – the change of language from Swedish to English. The hope is to reach more listeners by doing so.

But back to the new theme of season two – Explorers – and why I have choosen to focus on that.

The reason is that the explorers are the ones who go on their own paths to discover new places, things, ideas and ways of living and being that the rest of us don’t know of yet. And they all have great stories to tell and who doesn’t love that?

True exploring is about stepping out into the unknown and by doing so the explorer take a big risk because who knows what she or he will find, or if there is anything to find at all. Not everyone is prepared to do so. Most of us prefer to stay in the our safe zone and to live our lives just like everone around us.

The explorer needs to be able to stand the discomfort of leaving it’s tribe and what is well-known.

But the revard is potentially huge. With this new knowledge they can help expand our world, our knowledge and understanding. Where would we be without them?

I’ve identified seven different archetypes of the explorers and in this season we will find out more about them. They are The Voyager, The Adventurer, The Wanderer, The Scientist, The Connesseur, The Visionary and The Artist.

Artists, connesseurs and scientist you might think? Yes, because exploring is not merely about new continents or mountain tops because then exploring wouldn’t be a thing any longer.

No, exploring is about the unknown and pushing limits or crossing them. It’s about asking new questions and it is actually the true meaning of the cliché expression – thinking outside the box.

The greatest artists explores how far they can take the human expression whether its in a painting or on a stage as a musician or actor. For the visionary the exploration is about seeing new possibilities whether its about inventing a new product or developing new ideas that transforms a religion. The true scientist is therefore also an explorer when she systematically investigates what we know about the world and develops new theories of how it functions.

We will go more into this and all the archetypes in this season and we will start off by looking at the Scientist.

I went to Stockholm to visit the Nobel Center, next to Humlegården and the Royal library, a month before the 2017 Nobel laurates will receive their prizes.

I met with Gustav Källstrand who is an historian of ideas and works at the Nobel center and their museum to talk about the greatest scientists of our time. I was curious to know whether or not these scientists see themselves as explorers, what motivates them and what skills are needed to develop groundbreaking ideas and findings and if that is something that we can learn from.

The episode will be released on the 10th of december, the same day the Nobel prize is awarded.

Make sure you don’t miss it by subscribing to the podcast in iTunes or elsewhere you listen. Another way of staying in the loop of new episodes is to sign up for the Archives Podcast’s newletter at archivespodcast.com.

I hope you are excited for this new season, I sure am! I will visit Oslo in Norway and the KonTiki museum and a trip to Copenhagen is also in the planning, so there are a lot of interesting episodes to come.

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Hungerkravaller

Avsnitt 18: Hungerkravallerna 1917

I år är det precis hundra år sedan det rådde matbrist i Sverige och runt om i landet protesterade människor mot vad man upplevde var en orättvis fördelning av maten. I Göteborg utbröt kravaller den 5 maj och det uppmärksammar Landsarkivet i Göteborg med en utställning som jag besökte på öppningsdagen.

Detta avsnitt handlar om händelserna i Göteborg och bakgrunden till dem. Dessutom handlar det om hur själva utställningen har kommit till. I stället för att dess arkivarier har tagit fram materialet är det arkivets egna användare som gjort forskat fram det utifrån varje deltagares egna intresse. Ett intressant sätt att skapa en utställning.

Kalle Johansson som är arkivarie och programansvarig är den som berättar historien om vad som hände denna dramatiska dag.

Dessutom får vi höra Birgitta Krantz, som är en av dem som varit med och forskat fram materialet till utställningen, berätta om sin mamma som fyllde tretton år precis denna dag och hamnade mitt i dess dramatik. Birgitta Krantz har en blogg där hon berättar mer, besök den gärna birgittakranz.se.

Musik:

What is the Journey? by Colin Mutchler (c) 2014 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://ccmixter.org/files/commonsplice/45492 Ft: Doxent Zsigmond

departures by airtone (c) 2015 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/airtone/50496 Ft: speck

Medicine

Avsnitt 17 del 1 & 2: Det var inte bättre förr

Del 1:

Del 2:

Jag är inte en särskilt nostalgisk person men ibland händer det att jag kan känna en längtan att få uppleva en viss tidsperiod eller historisk händelse. Men när det gäller sjukvård och medicin, så näe, det händer aldrig.

Där tänker nog de flesta som jag, att de bara vill ta del av det främsta kunnandet i området. När det gäller medicin var det knappast bättre förr.

Däremot är det väldigt intressant att höra hur medicin- och läkekonsten har utvecklats till vad den är idag. Att den ska vara baserad på vetenskap som vi idag tycker är självklart, är en ganska sentida idé och som i vissa läger ännu inte helt har slagit igenom.

Därför besöker vi Medicinhistoriska museet i Göteborg och tittar på föremålen där och lär oss om läkekonstenshistoria.

I första avsnittet med hjälp av museipedagog Robert Wallsson och i andra avsnittet i träffar också museichef Lisa Sputnes Mouwitz som berättar om hur samlingarna har kommit till och Thomas Gütebier som är ansvarig för samlingarna och föremålen tar oss med bakom kulisserna.

 

Länkar:

Medicinhistoriska museet i Göteborg: https://www2.sahlgrenska.se/sv/SU/Om-sjukhuset/Medicinhistoriska-museet/Om-museet/

Musik:

What is the Journey? by Colin Mutchler (c) 2014 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://ccmixter.org/files/commonsplice/45492 Ft: Doxent Zsigmond

departures by airtone (c) 2015 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/airtone/50496 Ft: speck

Bild:  Bilder i Bernardus de Gordonios medicinska skrifter http://www.alvin-portal.org/alvin/view.jsf?pid=alvin-record:95982

Regalskeppet Vasa

Avsnitt 16: Regalskeppet Vasa

Regalskeppet Vasa är en 400-årig tidskapsel som vi kan beskåda på Vasamuseet på Djurgården i Stockholm.

Gustav II Adolfs och skeppsbyggarnas ambitioner var att skapa ett magnifikt krigsfartyg med överlägsen eldkraft men tyvärr misslyckades man å det grövsta med att göra det stabilt. Strax efter att det avseglade från kaj på sin jungfrufärd sjönk skeppet.

I dyn och det bräckta vattnet bevarades det relativt väl och plockades upp 333 år senare och idag ger det oss en inblick i livet på 1600-talet.

Vasamuseet

Jag följde med Irene Lindblom på en rundvandring i Vasamuseets magasin för att se vad som finns där. Hon visar några av de föremål som gör att vi kommer lite närmare människorna som levde då.

 

 

 

 

Länkar:

Vasamuseet: www.vasamuseet.se

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Bild:
Den första bilden är från bärgningen av Vasa 1961.
Interiörbilden från Vasamuseet av Teres Hallman.

Musik:

What is the Journey? by Colin Mutchler (c) 2014 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://ccmixter.org/files/commonsplice/45492 Ft: Doxent Zsigmond