The Future Ancients

The Future Ancients
Luka Lesson draws on his creative powers to create new poems and rap verses inspired by conversations with guests from across the planet. His own Greek heritage and the histories of the people he speaks to often filter through, as well as his love of food, philosophy, social change, comedy and visions for the future.

Tamica Wilder / Love Made This
Sep 30 • 47 min
Tamica Wilder is the co-founder of ‘Neosoma’ and founder of ‘Orgasmic Mama’ - she is a Kinesiologist and EFT practitioner with over 15 years experience facilitating transformational spaces for people from all walks of life. Through her work Tamica helps…
Joe Williams / Stereo. Type.
Aug 18 • 74 min
Joe Williams is a proud Wiradjuri/Wolgalu, First Nations Aboriginal man born in Cowra NSW, Australia. Joe had successful careers ar a professional rugby league player and Welterweight boxer. During his sporting career however, Joe battle with suicidal…
Michelle Grace Hunder / Amber Lights
Jul 29 • 101 min
Michelle Grace Hunder is a one of Australia’s most revered live music photographers, and has two separate portrait series in the National Sound and Film Archive. Her works ‘RISE’, and ‘Her Sound, Her Story’ (with Claudia Dalimore) both deeply impacted…
Damon Gameau / What Will Become Of Us?
Jun 30 • 57 min
Damon Gameau is an actor, documentary filmmaker and activist. His films include ‘That Sugar Film’ and ‘2040’. Damon’s work currently centres around sustainability, climate change and environmental advocacy. The end of this episode includes a new poem…
Dr Neal Hall / Economic Violence
Jun 15 • 66 min
Neal Hall is a trained medical-surgical eye physician and graduate of Cornell and Harvard Universities. An internationally acclaimed poet, he has composed poetry and performed readings throughout the U. S. and the world. The end of this podcast includes a…
Nardean / Church
Jun 9 • 92 min
Born and bred in Western Sydney, Nardean is an artist with a rich, intelligent and engaging voice. Her music traverses genres of rap, poetry and melody. She takes pride in being the outsider, in bending the rules and turning the awkward shapes into images…
Kimberley Moulton / Living Artefact
May 21 • 70 min
Kimberley Moulton is a Yorta Yorta Sovereign woman from Shepparton, currently residing in Melbourne. She is the Senior Curator for South Eastern Aboriginal Collections at Museums Victoria. Her work involves the repatriation of cultural objects from…
L-FRESH The LION / Mother Tongue
May 7 • 45 min
Born and raised in South West Sydney, L-FRESH The LION is one of Australia’s most important Hip Hop artists. From live music venues, stadiums and arenas, to the United Nations Headquarters in New York, his music is a powerful statement which speaks of…
Introduction / The Future Ancients
Apr 30 • 20 min
Poet Luka Lesson draws on his creative powers to write new spoken word poems and rap verses inspired by conversations with guests from across the planet. This episode is an solo introduction to the podcast by Luka Lesson and includes the poem ‘The Future…