Platform versus the People
Social media platforms are a key part of our everyday lives, playing a significant role in everything from our media consumption, to our purchasing habits, to our political beliefs. However, the platforms we have come to rely on are not passive containers for content - they play a large, often invisible, part in mediating the content they host.
Unfair algorithms - What is the impact of mediated tech on digital arts and culture?
In this webinar we find out more about the impact of algorithms and bias on who is seen and heard in the digital sphere, and how, or even if, their creative work is presented to the world.
Rianna joined us to talk about the re-publication of The Colour of Madness: Mental Health and Race in Technicolour with Samara Linton.
BBC - Mentally Interesting
Rianna Walcott, co-editor of upcoming anthology The Colour of Madness, says being black made it harder to get mental health support. She explains why some in her family are wary of medication. In the last episode of Mentally Interesting for now, our presenters are thinking about hope and revealing their "most absurd secret habits." With Mark Brown and Seaneen Molloy. The producer is Emma Tracey and the studio manager is Dave O'Neill
Join scholar, singer and writer Rianna Walcott for a tour of the 'Joy' exhibition. You’ll hear her personal views and insights into the exhibitions and have the opportunity to ask questions.
Rianna, Project Myopia
For the first instalment of this brand new arts and culture show on No Signal, host JN Benjamin (@reviewsandtings) is joined by guest contributors Rianna Walcott, Shanaé Chisholm and Tobi Kyeremateng to review a selection of this month's cultural offerings.
Supporting Ourselves in Changing Times: an in-conversation between Cheryl Martin and Rianna Walcott for The Wellcome Collection
Listen to a conversation between artist/writer Cheryl Martin and writer Rianna Walcott reflecting on their own experiences of mental health and care practices during and emerging from this global health crisis.