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Wide Open Marko Da Costa

June 19, 2021

Marko Da Costa is a young and talented writer…one who evokes deep emotions in his work. In his first work – The Art of...
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A Hand Doesn’t Clap Papa Balla Ndong

May 30, 2021

When Papa Balla Ndong launched his ambitious SIETAR Art Project, I had no idea how profound his initiative would have. The work spans hundreds...
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From Reel to Real Naledi Jackson

May 12, 2021

On this episode we are humbled to say that the amazing Naledi Jackson is back with us for a second episode on 54Lights. Naledi...
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Post Script Hanif Abdurraqib

April 8, 2021

In the most highly anticipated episode in our 3 seasons, we are joined in our virtual studios by award-winning author Hanif Abdurraqib. The lyrical...
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Farms, Forks and Food Revolution

March 28, 2021

In our most highly anticipated episode to date, 54Lights sat down with executive Chef Kiki Bokungu Louya about her career in food. The renowned...
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Because Art Prevails Marie Powell

March 10, 2021

In early 2021, we received our first look at Ark Magazine’s second issue – The Reset. The issue, like the magazine itself, is brimming with...
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A Well of Gifts Chawa Mphande

February 21, 2021

Season III continues in celebration of culture creators. By day, Chawanagwa Mphande is a marketing professional. She works to connect and communicate. After hours,...
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Soundtracks Andy and Joachim

January 24, 2021

Because the theme is the thing…54Lights sat down with the composing team of Andy Ninvalle and Joachim Notebaert (aka Multiformatz) to talk about their...
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Ready. Set. Reflect. Fungai Mettler

January 16, 2021

In a podcasting first for 54Lights, we sit down with a multi-talented creative philanthropist Fungai Mettler to talk about her work, her outlook and her therapeutic style...
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Canvas Manota Mphande

January 9, 2021

Season III of 54Lights podcast kicks off with an overseas interview with creative entrepreneur Manota Mphande. Manota’s business, Art Malawi, has created a platform where local Malawian...
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54Lights Season III

Season III is upon us

January 1, 2021

54Lights launches Season III of the podcast with a call to unity and togetherness. Echoing the spirit of Ubuntu and the call to action...
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Source Code (Short) Roland Best

December 12, 2020

This just in…In a preview of what’s in store for Season III, 54Lights is releasing an abbreviated peak at a fun-filled conversation with Roland Best – founder...
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