Dominic Kelly: MARA – Dream, Forest & Folklore #39
Sleep paralysis. The Old Hag. The Nightmare. Mara. With returning guest, performance storyteller Dominic Kelly, we delve into this fascinating phenomenon that is deeply entrenched in the borderlands of folklore and belief.
Petter Madegård: The Carnivalesque #38
This interview took us for a spin through a myriad of worlds - from the rambunctious and chaotic Commedia dell’Arte performances of Renaissance Italy through the clown-like persona of Donald Trump to UFO mythologies! All of it viewed through the lens of the carnivalesque.
Markus Luukkonen: Finnish Magic #37
Do you know the origin of iron? When did you last fall and take fright? These questions are good to keep in mind as we delve into the world of Finnish magic, where sorcerers prepare themselves for healing by standing on rocks in freezing rapids and newborn children are protected from evil spirits in the sauna by being given misleading nicknames.
Śivani Howe: Yoga of Remembrance #36
Śivani Howe is a classically trained Sannyasi of the Saraswati lineage from India. She shares a few personal stories brimming with synchronicity and serendipity, among them an amazing tale of her special relationship with bees.
Lunisolar Mind XII: Pink Moon #35
The twelfth and final (?) episode of our podcast within the podcast – a series of full moon specials, released on every full moon – where we turn our attention to the glowing celestial body that has inspired artists and mystics for millenia.
Easter Special: Jo Blake – Heresy #34
In this Easter Special, interdisciplinary performer Jo Blake returns to In the Borderlands to talk about her upcoming show "The Witness" about the relationship and balance between Jesus and Mary Magdalene and how his story became History and her story became Heresy.
Henrik Hallgren: Earth Rights – A Trickster in the System #33
Can Nature have rights? We speak with ecopsychologist and Earth Rights activist Henrik Hallgren about the fascinating introduction of a trickster in the legal system, the concept that everything on Earth, from animals to rivers to entire ecosystems, have subjective rights.
Lunisolar Mind XI: Worm Moon #32
We are at the crossroads of spring. Every path a new possibility. Every path a new opportunity. Every path a new perspective. The worms patiently forge pathways through the thawing earth beneath our feet. The waters melt and start their patient flow anew. Pick a choice and pick it well. Go forth on river feet.
Andreas Kornevall: Demblem #31
In this episode we speak about the creation of demblems, counter-sigils to deactivate and balance the negative aspects of our logo-inundated society.
Laura Burns: Interrupted by a river #30
Stone women. River hair. Join us in this fascinating conversation with interdisciplinary artist Laura Burns where we speak about the importance of tending to invisible presences and entering into dialogue with the consciousness of the land.