Saturday, 10 November 2018

Sat 10 Nov - Kola Tubosun - EDWARDSVILLE BY HEART

Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún, Nigerian poet, linguist and thinker presents his new book and first collection of poems, 'Edwardsville by Heart', a travelogue-memoir. He is known for his work in language advocacy campaigning for Yoruba. In January 2016, he was chosen as a recipient of a Premio Ostana for Mother Tongue Literature (Il Premio Ostana Internazionale Scritture in Lingua Madre 2016), a prize given for writing and notable advocacy for the defence of an indigenous language.


Listen Again - Kola Tubosun - Edwardsville by Heart

Monday, 29 October 2018

Sat 3 Nov - SATIRE - Emily McQuade & Annie Zamero

Satire, painting and stand-up. Working in the fields of visual art and performance two artists discuss how we can present and interpret current affairs and autobiography through different media. Plus live performance from Emily McQuade.

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Saturday, 27 October 2018

Sat 27 Oct - ANN GRIM - Possible and impossible outcomes

Possible and impossible outcomes. Ann Grim, artist, considers the future. Moving through socio-economic cycles and urban issues she questions where the human heart may take us. Working in Paris and London, Ann's current exhibition of sculpture 'New Beginnings' is at the Granville Gallery in Montparnasse. With live performance art.

www.anngrim.com

Listen Again - Ann Grim - New Possibilities

Sat 20 Oct - David Stubbs - The Retro-Future of ELECTRONIC MUSIC

David Stubbs discusses the rise of electronic music. His new book, Mars by 1980 charts the rise the form discussing early innovators and adopters and later innovators. Known for his witty and playful style, the music journalist shares his enthusiasm for artists including Sun Ra, Suicide and Burial.

"If you only buy one account of electronica, make it this [...] Conflating the personal and historical, Mars by 1980 thrives on its enthusiasm, elegance and erudition." (Record Collector 5*****)

Listen Again - David Stubbs - the retro-future of electronic music

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Sat 13 Oct - Carali McCall - RUNNING AS DRAWING

Running as drawing. Carali McCall explores performative making, the limits of drawing, points of relationship between the body, athleticism, repetition. Looking at the body of London testing unusual routes and contacts between architecture and the individual human. Inevitably we also discuss the labyrinth of bureaucracy encountered when proposing stunt art with her project Running up the Side of the Building.

Listen Again - Carali McCall - Running as Drawing

Sat 6 Oct - Riitta Hakkarainen - CHILDREN, MIGRATION AND ILLUSTRATION

Children, migration and making pictures. Artist and theatre designer Riitta Hakkarainen talks about her recent illustration project working alongside academic research into experiences of children crossing borders in north and eastern Europe and beyond, and contemplates at how it might feel to be the 'baggage' of adults on their cultural and trans-national journeys. She shares some gems from her growing collection of Soviet and other books for children and we play songs with lyrics in Latvian, Finnish and other languages to help paint the stories for radio. http://ritardando.org/

Listen Again - Riitta Haikkarainen - Children, migration and illustrations

Sat 29 Sept - LONDON COMPOSERS PLATFORM - Stirling Copland and Bertie Douglas

London Composers Platform is part of a new generation challenging elitism and encouraging cultural diversity in classical and instrumental music. Stirling Copland and Bertie Douglas will be talking about being co-founders of this non-profit organisation and sharing their own compositions. The LCP makes unique open calls for any interested to contribute to regular events and concerts, enabling London based writers from all musical and cultural backgrounds to have work performed by expert enthusiastic musicians. Discussing Hammond organs to oboes to violins with moody lighting and original solo piano pieces. Instagram @londoncomposersplatform
Listen Again - London Composers Platform - Bertie Douglas & Stirling Copland