Is boxing just about violence and aggression? Could fighting possibly be a way for us to get closer to each other? Stanford literary scholars join forces with an East Palo Alto community gym to learn more about the push and pull of closeness and intimacy in our human experience.
Our theme music is "Look Up Often" by Inquisitor.
After you listen, see the rest of the story in the accompanying video of our time "In the Field" meeting the community of the East Palo Alto Boxing Club.
Video credit: Mark Hanlon for The Human Angle
Below is an audiovisual portrait of the East Palo Alto Boxing Club. This video is not a production of The Human Angle. It is edited and directed by Tom Winterbottom with photos by Laura Méndez Barletta.