Lola & The Poets podcast is a virtual alchemical workshop exploring personal and collective magical journeys, the ways the mystical & the mundane are intertwined. Psychology, culture, art, alchemy. Solo shows & interviews. Out every odd Thursday. Hosted by Milana Vujkov.
★ In Episode 3 I’m back with the podcast after an unplanned six month interval, in a solo show about the concept of the shadow, both individual and collective, one of three shows I plan on this topic. Here I talk about my overall impressions of the past several months, the shadow realm in the times of a pandemic, ideas of infectious narratives through a personal theoretical prism, and recall two stories from my own shadows that dipped into the collective – a grim therapeutic regression from the mid-90s which seemed to have immersed me in an Atlantean, antediluvian land, and a slightly more lighthearted macabre dream I had a decade ago about a kooky post-apocalyptic transhumanist future. (52 mins)
Lola & The Poets art material is the vast vault of our planetary heritage of storytelling & healing, the artistic process is one of soul exploration & artistic production is of a personal magical nature, applied in our lives as a tool for being a good human.
I will endeavour to have an episode out every odd Thursday, which means that it will drop when there’s something to say, or a guest to talk to – but the day of the week will always be the same.
You can download In The Shadows, Part 1 – Solo Show here.
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AUTHOR: © Milana Vujkov
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Disclaimer – This podcast follows a personal journey, as well as the journeys and life experiences of our guests, and is offered as philosophical & creative inspiration. Although I am a psychologist by education, the material within is not therapy or substitute for therapy. However, it is dedicated as virtual temenos for accessing the therapeutic numinous, in hope of being of good service to your soul in exploring the potentials of each moment in time.