i am grateful to conduct interview dialogues with people of different place, experience and belief on ideas of self/not; time; wondrous things; and unanswerable questions.

in 2014 i began to collect audio interviews on my travels and where i live. since then they have been used as accompaniment in the classes and workshops i facilitate; in community rehearsal processes; and in live public performances. each year, a new question presents itself and each interaction with friends and strangers is a teacher in its own way. i believe asking questions of ourselves and imagining new worlds is important for human beings.

Listen to the monthly radio show on VERGE.FM where i curate episodes that share excerpts from these intimate interviews.  

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LISTEN NOW to archives:

episode 5 (aired Friday, June 18 2021 @ 8p et)
episode 4 (aired Friday, May 14 2021 @ 8p et)
episode 3 (aired Friday, March 19 2021 @ 8p et)
episode 2 (aired Friday, Feb 19 2021 @ 8p et)
episode 1 (aired Friday, Jan 22 2021 @ 6p et)

the interviews represent perspectives from a specific moment in the life of each person you hear speaking. opinions do not necessarily reflect my own, or their own past that moment. the answers to these unanswerable questions are not as important to me as the interactions with each person and the act of asking oneself these questions, listening to others’ ideas and perspectives, and being open to change as life goes.

autœthnographic study: the dialogues themselves are a reflection of the questions i wonder on, of time and change and perception. often i get in the way but i am learning.

all participants are recorded consentually. all participants remain anonymous for safety / privacy / solidarity. all participants have consented to their dialogue being shared through my creative projects, classes, and social processes. thank you to all the people in my life who discuss their thoughts with me, off and on a machine. i am honored to share time and dialogue with you and with everyone who is listening. i share these human interviews with gratitude. – cole g

Human Interviews © 2014 by NiCole Garlando is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. To view a copy of this license, visit