Saturday, 28 July 2018

Sat 28 July - Lumen - LOUISE BEER

Being cosmically minded. Louise Beer, artist, curator and astronomy enthusiast discusses the art collective Lumen and the application of light in our scientific pursuit of space. Exploring huge questions such as the right to starlight and considering the relationship of pop culture with science.

Listen Again - Louise Beer - Lumen

Saturday, 14 July 2018

Sat 21 July - Hannah Rose Kessler - HAIRY ARMPITS

Hannah Rose Kessler talks about her music and this moment in her life after graduation. Where now? In the bedroom studio, on the non-corporate stage, what jobs, what options are there for an angry, fragile ego leaving college in 2018? Meanwhile, young women will be sexy on their own terms with hairy armpits and stupid shoes, whatever they want. She describes the catharsis of singing, expressing vulnerability and anger, and tells stories of her punk-burlesque band The Quim Smashers.

Friday, 13 July 2018

Sat 14 July - TIM SMART - Drawing and the Koestler Trust Awards

Drawing the Curtains. This week the Koestler Trust judges meet to discuss the entries for the drawing prize. This year the themed category is 'connections'. Following on from judging day we look at issues of drawing from real life stories as well as the imagination, wondering how drawing can process what happens to us in and out of our perceived environment and create new experiences. Reflecting on practising this particular art in and out of prison.
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Listen Again - Koestler Trust Awards - Drawing - TIM SMART

Saturday, 30 June 2018

Sat 7 July - STEVE CROSS - Nerdy Comedy

Dr Steve Cross, comedian and scientist, the founder of Science Showoff, History Showoff and Bright Club discusses how he assists academics, museum professionals, software engineers, architects and lawyers in making comedy part of public communication. He is a winner of the Joshua Phillips Award for Innovation in Science Engagement and is former head curator of the Medicine Man gallery at the Wellcome Collection. We discuss his past and future projects in nerdy comedy.

Listen Again - Steve Cross - Nerdy Comedy

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Sat 30 June - BREATH AND SCORE - Ingrid Plum

"Breath and score." Vocal artist Ingrid Plum discusses scores and performance, and reflects on her experience learning from composer, director and vocalist Meredith Monk. Looking behind the audio experience of her recent release Taut which has an extended identity as both a book and exhibition as well as an album and which was built from scores by contemporary composers. With live studio performance.

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Listen Again - Breath and score - Ingrid Plum - Sat 30 June

Monday, 18 June 2018

Sat 23 June - TALINN ARTS WEEK - Meriliis Rinne

Report from Talinn Arts Week. A group of London artists curated by Vanya Balogh have been exhibiting at Haus Gallery in the mediaeval old town. Discussing the developments in √úlemiste City and international aspects of the Baltic cultural scene including how young artists are engaging with their memories of growing up within Soviet occupation. With Estonian artist Meriliis Rinne.

Listen Again - Talinn Art Week & Empire 2 - Meriliis Rinne

Sunday, 3 June 2018

Sat 9 June - Home and Away - VIV CORRINGHAM

Home and Away. Viv Corringham, sonic experimenter and vocal artist, previous member of Tour de Force, discusses being on the road as a nomadic musician and composer, and performs live with Jude in her home studio. Plus reflections on the experiences of women performing sonic art.

'Her solitary vocal strolls perform a direct confrontation between the language and infrastructure of the city and the more deviant physical responses of a speechless voice.' (The Wire)

Listen Again - Home and Away - Viv Corringham - Sat 9 June