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Gucci Podcast

Summary: Each episode of the series features the voices who are collaborating with creative director Alessandro Michele and an insight into the eclectic narrative, inspiration and vision of the Florentine fashion House founded in 1921.

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 Curiosity is a Human Emotion: environmentalist David de Rothschild and activist Sinéad Burke. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:53:53

In honour of International Beat Plastic Pollution Day, June 7th, renowned environmentalist David de Rothschild connects with disability advocate Sinéad Burke. David, otherwise known as the 'Lost Explorer’ is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the launch of The Plastiki, a 60-foot catamaran he made entirely from 12,500 reclaimed plastic bottles which he sailed across the Pacific. He also a face from Gucci’s new Off The Grid Campaign, a collection created using recycled, organic, bio-based and sustainably sourced materials, including ECONYL®. Sinéad is a writer, academic, teacher and disability advocate whose work focuses on inclusivity within fashion and design industries. She campaigns for the inclusion of all, particularly those whose voices struggle to be heard. Recorded remotely from two opposite corners of the globe, listen as they deep dive into the importance of nurturing and cultivating curiosity across all ages, David’s involvement with Gucci Off The Grid Campaign and the benefits of learning as well as unlearning in a world where pushing the boundaries and exploring new ways of thinking must never stop. Learn more about Plastiki: www.theplastiki.com Discover More about Beat Plastic Pollution Day: www.beatplasticpollutionday.org Read More about Sinéad’s advocacy work: https://www.sinead-burke.com/

 Karime López, jefe de cocina de Gucci Osteria en Florencia, en un episodio especial con sonidos ASMR | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:15:05

¿Cuál es tu platillo favorito? Respondiendo a la pregunta favorita de todo mundo para hacerle a un chef, Karime López, la jefa mexicana de cocina de Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura en Florencia platica sobre su amor por los tacos en el principio del episodio grabado en la cocina de su casa en Modena. Tras haber ganado una estrella Michelin el año pasado— la única mujer mexicana en tener una— Karime, refleja en este reconocimiento, el por qué se convirtió en una chef y la inspiración detrás del menú del íntimo restaurante que sienta a 45 comensales. El episodio es también rico en sonidos de cocina ASMR (Respuesta Sensorial Meridiana Autónoma): el freír de las tostadas, el hervir del agua de los tortellini y los cuchillos metódicamente cortando zanahorias. Descubre más en la cuenta de Instragram de Gucci Osteria: on.gucci.com/GucciOsteria_

 Karime López chef de cusine of Gucci Osteria Florence in a special episode with ASMR kitchen sounds. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:18:07

What’s your favorite dish? Answering everyone’s favorite question to ask a chef, Karime López, the Mexican-born Chef de Cuisine at Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura in Florence talks about her love for tacos in the opening of an episode recorded in the kitchen of the restaurant. After winning a Michelin star last year—the only Mexican female chef to do so—Karime reflects on this award, why she became a chef, and the inspiration behind the menu for the intimate 45-seat restaurant. The episode is also rich with ASMR sounds from the kitchen: tostadas frying, tortellini boiling in pasta and knives methodically chopping carrots. Discover more on the Gucci Osteria Instagram Account: on.gucci.com/GucciOsteria_

 Chef Massimo Bottura and Gucci President and CEO Marco Bizzarri on the new Gucci Osteria in L.A. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:35:42

Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura opened two years ago in Piazza della Signoria, Florence. It forms part of Alessandro Michele's reinvented Gucci Garden and it made possible the vision of lifelong friends, Three-Michelin Star Chef, Massimo Bottura and Marco Bizzarri, Gucci President and CEO. Recorded in Los Angeles, to celebrate the opening of the second Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura on the rooftop of Gucci’s store on Rodeo Drive, the world-renowned Chef Massimo Bottura and his friend Gucci President and CEO, Marco Bizzarri, come together to reflect on their friendship, the story of Gucci Osteria and their ongoing creative ventures. In this episode, we hear them both reminisce on childhood memories, discuss their take on the secret to success and look ahead to future creative ventures together. Discover more on the Gucci Osteria Instagram Account: on.gucci.com/GucciOsteria_ Find out more about Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura Beverley Hills: on.gucci.com/_GucciOsteriaBeverlyHills_

 Gugu Mbatha-Raw in conversation with Scarlett Curtis for International Women's Day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:37:22

In celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw MBE joins in conversation with activist and writer Scarlett Curtis. Together these remarkable women dive into their thoughts on feminism, ongoing cultural and global issues, and touch on why Gugu is drawn to roles that start conversations more than others. Listen to this remarkable female duo question the process of categorising oneself, expectations for actors to be activists and the importance of starting new dialogue. In November last year, Scarlett was awarded the second annual Changemaker Award for young activists presented by Equality Now, Gucci and CHIME FOR CHANGE. At the age of 24, she has already published two bestselling books, co-founded the activist collection The Pink Protest as well as being an official UN Women UK Advocate. Gugu started her career in theatre before moving onto the big screen where she now boasts an acommplished record in both TV and cinema from the likes of Black Mirror, Beauty and The Beast and The Morning Show. In 2017 she was appointed MBE for her services to drama. This episode was recorded in London ahead of the release of Gugu's latest empowering film, Misbehaviour, based on Miss Grenada winning the 1970 Miss World competition, a pivotal moment in Women’s History.

 Gucci x Fast Company Series: Generation AI. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:07:44

Earlier this year, Fast Company Magazine held their first ever European Innovation Festival in Milan, powered and hosted by Gucci. The Festival—titled The Dawn of Superintelligence—brought together talented and high-profile global thought leaders from the worlds of design, business, science and culture to discuss and share their insights on the relationship between man and machine. A handful of these influential visionaries were asked to share some of their thoughts with Gucci Podcast in short interviews recorded live from the Festival. During the second day of the Festival, Editor in Chief of Fast Company Magazine, Stephanie Mehta, sits down with venture capitalist, Sheel Tyle. Graduating from Stanford University aged 19 and with a JD from Harvard Law School, Sheel founded Amplo in 2017, a US-based global venture capital firm which invests in software developers and technology companies.

 Gucci x Fast Company Series: What Happens When Technology Hacks Humanity? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:10:23

Earlier this year, Fast Company Magazine held their first ever European Innovation Festival in Milan, powered and hosted by Gucci. The Festival—titled The Dawn of Superintelligence—brought together talented and high-profile global thought leaders from the worlds of design, business, science and culture to discuss and share their insights on the relationship between man and machine. A handful of these influential visionaries were asked to share some of their thoughts with Gucci Podcast in short interviews recorded live from the Festival. In this episode, Editor in Chief of Fast Company Magazine, Stephanie Mehta, picks the brain of Moran Cerf, former hacker turned neuroscientist and business professor.

 Gucci x Fast Company Series: Identity in an Avatar-Friendly World. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:11:44

Earlier this year, Fast Company Magazine held their first ever European Innovation Festival in Milan, powered and hosted by Gucci. The Festival—titled The Dawn of Superintelligence—brought together talented and high-profile global thought leaders from the worlds of design, business, science and culture to discuss and share their insights on the relationship between man and machine. A handful of these influential visionaries were asked to share some of their thoughts with Gucci Podcast in short interviews recorded live from the Festival. For this episode, Editor in Chief of Fast Company Magazine, Stephanie Mehta, is joined by two world renowned artists and creators, Kevin Abosch and Martine Jarlgaard. Together they examine the evolving notion of identity in the technological era and the progressive and regressive outcomes of being able to create multiple digital selves at any one time.

 Gucci x Fast Company Series: Can Machines Save Our Planet? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:14:48

Earlier this year, Fast Company Magazine held their first ever European Innovation Festival in Milan, powered and hosted by Gucci. The Festival—titled The Dawn of Superintelligence—brought together talented and high-profile global thought leaders from the worlds of design, business, science and culture to discuss and share their insights on the relationship between man and machine. A handful of these influential visionaries were asked to share some of their thoughts with Gucci Podcast in short interviews recorded live from the Festival. In this episode eco-explorer, environmentalist and ecologist David de Rothschild and research scientist Africa Flores-Anderson speak to Fast Company Magazine editor and writer, KC Ifeanyi, to discuss environmentalism, climate change and how to improve the disconnect between scientific data and the public in an age of fake news.

 The faces of the Gucci Beauty Network campaign discuss breaking the rules of beauty norms. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:41:15

“For the bold the bright and the beautiful” - a slogan used for #GucciBeautyNetwork, Alessandro Michele’s first Gucci Makeup lipstick collection. Shot by Martin Parr, the campaign captures the feminine ideals that surround and encapsulate lipstick and flip them, highlighting that authentic beauty lies in imperfection. In this episode, fashion blogger and writer, Susie Lau, interviews the four stars of the campaign. First she meets with three of the models Achok Majak, Mae Lapres and Ellia Sophia in Rome. Together they discuss the challenges of being a model, their own beauty ideals and how they are evolving. Then Susie is joined by the punk singer Dani Miller and musician Jeffertitti on the even of Gucci’s Spring Summer 2020 show in Milan. Together, they reflect on the reaction to the campaign and how using the lipsticks in different ways makes them feel empowered. Find out more about the #GucciBeautyNetwork on.gucci.com/_GucciBeautyNetwork_ or on on.gucci.com/GucciBeautyInstagram

 Inspiring voices discuss activism and what motivates them in CHIME FOR CHANGE's new episode. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:31:30

In celebration of International Day of the Girl, the release of the second CHIME Zine and the launch of CHIME FOR CHANGE’s new campaign #letgirlsdream, four guests join Editor in Chief of Teen Vogue, Lindsay Peoples Wagner, in New York to share their experiences of being youth activists. The episode is filled with the inspiring voices of Sage Dolan-Sandrino, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi. Sage is a Youth Leader, Creative Director of TEAM, and new member of the CHIME FOR CHANGE Advisory Board. Xiuhtezcatl is a Climate Warrior and Youth Director of Earth Guardians – an organisation that trains diverse youth to be leaders in environmental, climate and social justice movements. Finally, high-school friends and racial literacy campaigners, Winona and Priya, who co-founded the non-profit CHOOSE and co-authored their book ‘Tell Me Who You Are’—an exploration of race and identity across America. Listen to hear these change makers discuss their activism, how they stay motivated and the burden and honour of representing their chosen youth causes.

 British singer-songwriter Connie Constance talks about her collaboration for #GucciGig. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:21:21

Connie Constance says she’s best summed up in the words ‘punk princess’. Her energy, individuality and style is seen in images photographer Sophie Jones shot for digital collaborative project #GucciGig—where musicians and artists come together to create original work featuring sunglasses designed by Alessandro Michele. The duo created a Zine together with graphic artist Morgan Benjamin, where Connie is captured behind-the-scenes on a recent European tour wearing Gucci Eyewear, the resulting images scrawled with lyrics from Connie’s songs. On this episode, the friends talk with writer Ana Kinsella about their creative partnership which inspires each other’s work. Listen to the Connie’s playlist ‘Agbalumo’, a mashup of her favorite Nigerian artists created especially for Gucci’s Spotify: https://on.gucci.com/GucciConnieConstancePlaylist Read more about #GucciGig: https://on.gucci.com/GucciStoriesConnieConstance

 Cole Alexander and Ariana Papademetropoulos for #GucciGig. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:24:11

Old King Cole Younger is the side project of Cole Alexander, guitarist of the garage-rock band Black Lips as well as Crush. His sound inspired Alexander’s collaboration with artist Ariana Papademetropoulos for #GucciGig to highlight Gucci Eyewear, seen on a fictional album cover and gig posters. Together they are interviewed by William Ndatira, founder of Instagram page @williamcult, to talk about their collaboration for #GucciGig. Read more about the project: on.gucci.com/PodcastColeAlexander Listen to Cole Alexander’s playlist on Gucci’s Spotify: on.gucci.com/PlaylistColeAlexanderGucciGig

 Punk band Amyl and the Sniffers talk about their work for #GucciGig. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:54

Australian punk band Amyl and the Sniffers like to get rowdy on stage. Their energetic performances—and tour moments—were captured by photographer Jamie Wdziekonski for the House’s digital collaborative project #GucciGig, where musicians and artists created original work to represent their live performance wearing Gucci Eyewear designed by Alessandro Michele. On a memorable day for the band, when they launched their first self-titled album in London, lead singer Amy Taylor, bass player Gus Romer, guitarist Dec Martens and drummer Bryce Wilson and Jamie talk to Hanna Hanra, the founder of Beat music magazine about #GucciGig and kicking off their European tour. Listen to the band’s playlist ‘No Punk’ created for Gucci’s Spotify: on.gucci.com/PlaylistGucciGigAmylAndTheSniffers Read more about the #GucciGig project: on.gucci.com/PodcastGucciGigAmylAndTheSniffers

 Soul singer Curtis Harding talks music, lyrics and #GucciGig. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:18:30

Seen on Instagram, the House recently launched #GucciGig: a collaborative project inviting musicians and artists to work together in representing their live performance in illustrations, photography and videos, characterized by backstage and onstage reportage, fan art and gig flyer design. Behind this original art are 12 musicians including American soul singer Curtis Harding interviewed for this episode by art critic and a writer, Antwaun Sargent. For the #GucciGig project which unites musicians with artists to create original works, photographer and drummer Matt Correia worked with the illustrator John Zabawa to create color-drenched 1960s-inspired posters that show Harding in profile rendered in purple and green—inspired by Curtis Harding’s music and style. Listen to Curtis Harding’s #GucciGig playlist on.gucci.com/SpotifyGucciGigCurtisHarding Read more on.gucci.com/PodcastGucciGigCurtisHarding

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