Momtaz Begum-Hossain

Journalist | Author


Watch Interview (coming soon) | Listen to Podcast (coming soon)
This interview was recorded on the 8th of April 2022 and released on the 15th of May 2022 (tbc)


Having an intuitive, natural and organic relationship with the colours that surround us is considered to be the norm. While satisfying our daily needs by making conscious, deliberate and premeditated use of the wide range of tones and subtleties offered to us as joyful nourishment by the world around us, is the exception. Momtaz Begum-Hossain, our guest for this episode of Metralla Rosa, is a journalist and writer who has turned colour into her religion and, to demonstrate the importance of living her life whilst being fully conscious of how we use the colours that surround us, has published a book that we have received with open arms. Hello Rainbow: Finding Happiness in Colour is an invitation to realise that our daily chromatic choices can turn our love of life on, as well as off.

Whether you are in love with riotous combinations of colour, curious about the physical phenomenon in which light is translated into clear and distinct chromatic tones, a scholar – or a novice – of chromotherapy, or completely oblivious to the interactive role that colour plays in the dynamics of our day to day communication, you will, in this interview, discover that it is possible to instinctively connect to a source of light, life and pure infinite energy, beyond the superficial observations we tend to make about colour. Momtaz has forged her own path when it comes to the discovery of colour and, along the way, she has discovered that not only is there an inner wisdom in her understanding of the colours that surround her, but also a vast ancestral legacy that she has dedicated herself to unearthing and sharing.

‘Hello Rainbow: Finding Happiness in Colour’ is the result of an excavation into the importance that various cultures have placed onto the ethereal powers attributed to colour. It is also an accumulation of years of personal experiences gained in organising walks, talks, group activities, exhibitions and events that have brought together anyone, of any age, who has a love for life, and who is, unsurprisingly, also in love with colour. Discover, in this interview, rituals that help you tap into the magical power of the sun, light and colour as well as how to become a hunter and collector of rainbows. Discover too, the seven fundamental aspects of Hello Hue, the colour theory developed by Momtaz that, from an anti colonialist point of view, challenges the colour theories developed and popularised by a Eurocentric white, male perspective.

And now, enjoy the interview!


If you would like to make a donation to Metralla Rosa, please use this PayPal link. Your generosity will help us continue to produce interviews with inspiring guests and will primarily be used for the creation of English, Spanish & Italian subtitles on all our content. Thank you so much.


Further Information:

Related Links
Momtaz Begum-Hossain: Website | Amazon | Instagram | Twitter | Showreel | Hello Hue website

References during the interview
Chromotherapy 00:47 | Hello Hue 00:49 | Colour 01:19 | Hello Rainbow: Finding Happiness in Colour 01:29 | Colour Yellow 03:12 | Colour Green 04:26 | Colour Red 07:26 | Colour Blue 07:34 | Colour Purple 08:34 | Colour in Flowers 08:54 | Colour Pink 12:04 |

Giornalista | Scrittrice


Guarda l’Intervista | Ascolta il Podcast
Questa intervista è stata registrata il 08 aprile 2022 e rilasciata il 15 maggio 2022


Avere una relazione naturale, biologica e basata sull’istinto con i colori che ci circondano, di solito è la regola, l’eccezione è invece connetterci con quello di cui abbiamo bisogno ogni giorno facendo un uso consapevole, deliberato e intenzionale dell’ampio spettro di tonalità e di sfumature che il mondo ci offre per nutrire di gioia e buon auspicio la nostra quotidianità. Momtaz Begum-Hossain, la protagonista di questo episodio di Metralla Rosa, è una giornalista e scrittrice, che ha fatto del colore la sua religione, e per dimostrare l’importanza che ha il vivere consapevolmente in relazione all’uso che facciamo dei colori che ci stanno intorno, ha pubblicato un libro che accogliamo con positiva curiosità in questo spazio. Hello Rainbow: Finding Happiness in Colour (Ciao Arcobaleno: Trovare la Felicità nel Colore), è un invito a capire che ogni scelta cromatica quotidiana può accendere o spegnere la nostra gioia di vivere.

Che voi siate appassionati dei colori eccentrici, o interessati al fenomeno fisico che trasforma la luce in diverse tonalità cromatiche classificabili, esperti o al contrario neofiti nel campo della cromoterapia, o ancora completamente all’oscuro del ruolo interattivo che i colori assumono nelle nostre dinamiche di comunicazione quotidiana, grazie a questa intervista scoprirete come dietro all’osservazione superficiale dei colori, esista la possibilità di connettersi profondamente e intuitivamente con una fonte di vita, di luce e di energia inestinguibile e inossidabile. Momtaz ha percorso il suo personale iter alla scoperta del colore, e durante il cammino ha intuito che nella sua maniera di considerare i colori che la circondano si trova non soltanto una sapienza interiore, ma anche un vastissimo retaggio ancestrale che si è dedicata a scavare, raccogliere e condividere.

‘Hello Rainbow: Finding Happiness in Colour’ rappresenta il risultato di una ricerca archeologica sull’importanza che diverse culture hanno attribuito al potere terapeutico dei colori. Il libro è anche la raccolta di anni di esperienza personale trascorsi organizzando passeggiate, chiacchierate, attività di gruppo, mostre ed eventi, allo scopo di riunire persone amanti della vita di tutte le età, che, non per caso, sono anche appassionate dei colori. Scoprite, grazie a questa intervista, rituali per sintonizzarsi con il potere magico del sole, della luce e dei colori. Scoprite come trasformarvi in cacciatori o collezionisti di arcobaleni, apprendendo i sette aspetti fondamentali di Hello Hue, la teoria cromatica sviluppata dalla nostra intervistata. Secondo questa filosofia, da una prospettiva femminile e anticolonialista, Momtaz sfida il punto di vista delle altre teorie sul colore finora popolari dopo essere state create da uomini bianchi dalla cultura eurocentrica.

E adesso, godetevi l’intervista!


Ulteriori informazioni:

Link correlati
Momtaz Begum-Hossain: Website | Amazon | Instagram | Twitter | Showreel | Hello Hue website

Riferimenti durante l’intervista
Coming Soon

Periodista | Escritora


Ve la Entrevista (coming soon) | Escucha el Podcast (coming soon)
Esta entrevista se grabó el 08 de abril de 2022 y publicada el 15 de mayo de 2022


Tener una relación intuitiva, natural y orgánica con los colores que nos rodean suele ser la regla, la excepción es conectarnos con lo que necesitamos cada día haciendo uso consiente, deliberado y premeditado, del amplio espectro de tonalidades y matices que el mundo nos ofrece para nutrir de júbilo y buen augurio nuestro día a dia. Momtaz Begum-Hossain, la protagonista de este episodio de Metralla Rosa, es una periodista y escritora, que ha hecho del color su religión, y para demostrar la importancia de vivir una vida consiente en relación al uso que hacemos de los colores que nos rodean, ha publicado un libro que recibimos con positiva curiosidad en este espacio. Hello Rainbow: Finding Happiness in Colour (Hola Arcoiris: Encontrando Felicidad en el Color), es una invitación a comprender que cada elección cromática cotidiana, puede encender o apagar nuestra alegría de vivir.

Bien sea porque eres un enamorado de la los colores estrepitosos, o un curioso del fenómeno físico que traduce la luz en tonalidades cromáticas diferenciados y clasificables, un erudito o un neófito en cromo-terapia, o un completo ignorante del rol interactivo que los colores juegan en nuestras dinámicas de comunicación diaria, gracias a esta entrevista vas a descubrir cómo detrás de la superficial observación que hacemos de los colores, existe la posibilidad de conectar visceral e intuitivamente con una fuente de vida, de luz y de energía inextinguible e inoxidable. Momtaz ha recorrido su propio viaje de descubrimiento colorista, y en el camino ha descubierto que en su manera de entender los colores que la rodean existe no solo sabiduria interior, sino también un enorme legado ancestral que se ha dedicado a escarbar, recolectar y compartir.

‘Hello Rainbow: Finding Happiness in Colour’ es el resultado de una tarea arqueológica en torno a la importancia que diversas culturas le han atribuido al poder senador de los colores. Es también la compilación de años de experiencia personal creando caminatas, charlas, actividades grupales, exhibiciones y eventos, para reunir a enamorados de la vida, de todas las edades, que no por casualidad son también enamorados del color. Descubre gracias a esta entrevista rituales para sintonizar con el poder mágico del Sol, de la luz y de los colores. Descubre como convertirte en un cazador o coleccionador de arcoiris y los siete aspectos fundamentales de Hello Hue la teoría cromática desarrollada por nuestra entrevistada. En esta, con una perspectiva femenina y anti-colonialista, Momtaz desafía la perspectiva del resto de las teorías del color hasta hoy popularizadas y creadas por hombres blancos de pensamiento eurocéntrico.

¡Y ahora, disfruten la entrevista!


Si deseas hacer una donación a Metralla Rosa, utiliza este enlace de PayPal. Tu generosidad nos ayudará a continuar produciendo contenido gratuito y lo recaudado se utilizará principalmente para la creación de subtítulos en inglés, español e italiano. Muchas gracias.


Más información:

Enlaces relacionados
Momtaz Begum-Hossain: Website | Amazon | Instagram | Twitter | Showreel | Hello Hue website

Menciones durante la entrevista
coming soon


Guests

Adele Brydges

Ceramic Artist
Ep 42 (English) - July 1st 2021
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Anna Kii

Figure of A | Fashion Designer
Ep 55 (English) - August 15th 2022 (tbc)
Coming Soon

Antonio Branco & Riccardo T

Performance Artists | Dancers | Models
Ep 11 (English) - March 1st 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Armando Alemdar Ara

Artist | Art Historian
Ep 19 (English) - July 1st 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Bronwen Murphy

Podcast Creator | Life Coach
Ep 20 (English) - July 15th 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Cal Jader

DJ | Music Promoter | Events Producer
Ep 37 (English) - April 15th 2021
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Carl Randall

Artist
Ep 34 (English) - March 1st 2021
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Chris Inperspective

DJ | Musician | Music Producer
Ep 43 (English) - July 15th 2021
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Daniela Galán L

Artist | Art Historian | Art Curator
Ep 01 (Español) - November 15th 2019
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Dulcie Ball

Artist | Entrepreneur | Author
Ep 12 (English)- March 15th 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Efren Prieto

Journalist | Aerial Acrobat | Yogi
Ep 18 (Español) - June 15th 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Ektor Rodriguez

Artist | Designer | Maker
Ep 22 (Español) - August 15th 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Elena Saraceni

Art Curator
Ep 44 (Español) - January 15th 2022
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Eliane Correa

Composer | Pianist | Music Producer
Ep 31 (Español) - January 15th 2021
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Enriqueta Ahrensburg

Artist
Ep 35 (Español) - March 15th 2021
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Frank Gambino

Artist | Art Tutor
Ep 33 (English) - February 15th 2021
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Frederic Aranda

Photographer
Ep 26 (English) - October 15th 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Gabriel Moreno

Composer | Musician | Poet
Ep 04 (Español) - December 1st 2019
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Gaël Le Cornec

Actor | Writer | Director
Ep 38 (English) - May 1st 2021
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Giuseppe Claudio Insalaco

Actor | Dancer | Model
Ep 07 (Italiano) - January 1st 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Gledys Ibarra

Actress
Ep 05 (Español) - December 15th 2019
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Gorka Cortázar

Digital Artist | Programmer
Ep 32 (Español) - February 1st 2021
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Iluá Hauck da Silva

Visual Artist | Art Historian
Ep 14 (English) - April 15th 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Itziar Bilbao Urrutia

Artist | Dominatrix | Tarot
Ep 09 (Español) - February 1st 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

J Mom Coco

DJ | Music Producer | Performer
Ep 29 (Español) - December 15th 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Jael de la Luz

Historian | Feminist | Writer
Ep 36 (Español) - April 1st 2021
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Javier Weyler

Drummer | Sound Designer
Ep 47 (Español) - April 1st 2022
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Juanita Euka

Singer | Songwriter
Ep 48 (Español) - April 15th 2022
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Julie Bloom

Artist
Ep 45 (English) - February 15th 2022
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Karlina Veras

Writer
Ep 27 (Español) - November 1st 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Lily Holder

Artist | Life Model | Art Teacher
Ep 53 (English) - July 15th 2022 (tbc)
Coming Soon

Luzmira Zerpa

Musician | Singer | Healer
Ep 40 (Español) - June 1st 2021
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Lya Reis Guerrero

Drummer | Percussionist | Surfer
Ep 21 (Español) - August 1st 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Mai Nguyen Tri

Butoh Dancer | Choreographer
Ep 52 (English) - July 1st 2022 (tbc)
Coming Soon

Natacha Marro

Shoe Designer
Ep 24 (English) - September 15th 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Nick Cuthell

Artist
Ep 08 (English) - January 15th 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Oliver Gingrich

Digital Artist
Ep 03 (English) - November 15th 2019
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Olly Smith

Wine Expert | TV Presenter | Author
Ep 10 (English) - February 15th 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Pepa Duarte

Actor | Theatre Maker | Drama Teacher
Ep 50 (Español) - June 1st 2022 (tbc)
Coming Soon

Phaxsi Coca

Musician | Cultural Activist
Ep 46 (Español) - March 1st 2022
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Renata Fernández

Artist
Ep 25 (Español) - October 1st 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Rob Goodwin

Artist | Designer | Maker
Ep 16 (English) - May 15th 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Rosalind Lyons

Artist
Ep 54 (English) - August 1st 2022 (tbc)
Coming Soon

Rosso Emerald Crimson

Artist
Ep 02 (Italiano) - November 15th 2019
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Selina Mayer

Analogue Photographer | Artist
Ep 51 (English) - June 15th 2022 (tbc)
Coming Soon

Silvia Demetilla

Publisher | Writer | Musician
Ep 06 (Español) - January 1st 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Sue Dray

Artist | Fashion Illustrator | Art Tutor
Ep 41 (English) - June 15th 2021
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Susan Diamond

Artist
Ep 39 (English) - May 15th 2021
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Tabish Khan

Art Critic | Writer | Speaker
Ep 17 (English) - June 1st 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Teresa Guanique

Director of FLAWA | Sociologist
Ep 15 (Español) - May 1st 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Tonderai Munyevu

Writer | Actor | Director
Ep 23 (English) - September 1st 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Trisha Goddard

TV Presenter | Producer | Activist
Ep 13 (English) - April 1st 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Yurim Gough

Ceramicist | Artist
Ep 28 (English) - December 1st 2020
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Zeke Apollyon

High Cardinal | Global Order of Satan
Ep 30 (English) - January 1st 2021
Watch Interview | Listen to Podcast

Contributors

Alessandra Greco

Translator
Translator for Metralla Rosa
Email Alessandra

David Deveson

Film Director | Photographer
Photoshopping for Metralla Rosa
Visit his Website

Jim Shannon

Art director | Photographer | Filmmaker
Website & Design for Metralla Rosa
Visit his Website

Maya Petrovna

Composer | Singer | Performer
Title Music for Metralla Rosa
Visit her Website

Valentina Sarno

Founder of La Pecora Nera
Translator for Metralla Rosa
Visit La Pecora Nera website