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Guests Kevin Harman and Aisha Holloway talk about emotion, identity and an unexpected detective agency.

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About our guests

Kevin and Aisha
Kevin and Aisha

Kevin Harman

Chosen object: Leatherman multi-tool 

Recording location: a friend's garden in Edinburgh

Kevin is a contemporary artist working across Scotland. Born in Wester Hailes, Kevin was the first generation of his family to pursue education graduating from Edinburgh College of Art with a BA in Sculpture, followed by an MFA in Sculpture. 

Kevin’s work spans across mediums including paintings, sculptures, prints, photographs and drawings. It is often based on elements of performance and an engagement with found materials and environments.  

Driven towards creating a better society, Kevin is passionate about community and holding those in power accountable.  

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Aisha Holloway

Leatherman multi-tool and photo of Aisha at age 12
Leatherman multi-tool and photo of Aisha at age 12

Chosen object: photo of herself at 12 years old

Recording location: Edinburgh

Aisha is a Registered Nurse, Professor of Nursing Studies at the University of Edinburgh, and Co-Director of the Edinburgh Global Nursing Initiative. Aisha is an advocate for nursing and bringing wider recognition to the societal role that it plays and her programme of research aims to reduce the risks and harms of alcohol in society, influencing and shaping alcohol policy. 

A self-proclaimed extrovert, Aisha is passionate about fighting inequalities and has an affinity for the underdog.  

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Host: Ayanda Ngobeni

Theme music: Nathan Webb