Saturday, 26 March 2016

Sat 2 April - RAKES AND ROMPS: Sex in the Papers with Matthew Caley

 Poet Matthew Caley discusses sex in the news and libertines in European history while leafing through his fifth collection 'Rake' out on Bloodaxe Press. Plus adventures in sound and performative discourse.

that most notorious rake, John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

Monday, 21 March 2016

Sat 26 March - THE CUL DE SAC AND THE MANUSCRIPT: Cinema of Poland and Beyond with Andrew Stys

Artist Andrew Stys in conversation on cinemas of Eastern Europe before the perestroika movement in the Soviet Union. Discussing the associated avant-garde cinema poster artists. Focusing on Andrew's native Poland and spreading wider into the expermental, surrealist and anti-realist waters of the 1960s and 1970s.With exploratory sound adventures.

Monday, 14 March 2016

Sat 19 March - STORIES FROM COLOMBIA with Dr Raquel Ribeiro

Dr Raquel Ribeiro has been a recent recipient of the Garcia Marquez Foundation  for New Journalism (FNPI) in which a creative program for reporters across the globe allows participants the opportunity to strengthen their skills in cultural journalism.

Raquel has returned from a trip to Columbia funded by the Foundation where she took part in opportunities to explore narration - in Spanish and English - contemporary stories from the region.

Introductory potted history of Colombia and its literature is combined with personal insights into the music and popular culture an important part of Foundation training.

Sat 12 March - LIFE IN SONG with Kath Tait and Helen McCookerybook

How do you put observations into the modern song? Is it a good art form for addressing specific, political and generational themes or is its content stronger when more universal and generic? Two acclaimed songwriters - Kath Tait and Helen McCookerybook - talk about their craft in relation to their world-view and personal experience. - HELEN McCOOKERYBOOK

14 songs full of delicate and achingly beautiful songs recorded over the past two years - think a mix of Astrud Gilberto, the seminal 80's el records back catalogue or a bossa-folk soundtrack
A great 24 track compilation covering Helen's work with The Chefs, Skat and Helen and the Horns. Includes classic '24 Hours' and indie hit 'Freight Train' - KATH TAIT

Saturday, 5 March 2016

Sat 5 March - 'CONVERSATIONS': Talking Art in Mumbai and Goa

An art residency in India curated by Rekha Sameer gave Jude Cowan Montague the opportunity to work with young Indian artists and to exchange stories of practice. From the conversations with the women artists she learned how the Delhi gang rape case has intensified gender and generational clashes and how their response is affecting a new generation of creativity. She also shares her personal notes on the early Bollywood song industry.