Monday, 24 October 2016

Sat 29 Oct - LARA PAWSON: On Angola and Writing Memory

Author Lara Pawson, former foreign correspondent, discusses her reflective book 'This is the Place to Be', an innovative memoir looking at her experiences in Angola and times before and after.

LISTEN AGAIN - Lara Pawson - Angola and Writing Memory

Friday, 21 October 2016

Sat 22 Oct - IMPROVISED INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Process, Poetry and Avant-Pop Music

Jude CM reflects on her former work on the Reuters television collection as an archivist and her work with the material as an artist, poet and musician/composer over the past ten years. Includes improvised news songs from 2010-1016.

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Sunday, 9 October 2016


Musician, composer and writer Sean O'Hagan on creating the virtual reality experience 'Voice of a Rebel' which marks the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising alongside Sean O'Casey's 'The Plough and the Stars' at the National Theatre. Discussing memory, rebellion and dramatising history.

LISTEN AGAIN - Sean O'Hagan - The Voice/Virtual Reality of a Rebel

Sunday, 2 October 2016

Sat 8 Oct - GRACE JONES AND JOSEPHINE BAKER: Americans in Paris

The artist Geraldine Gallavardin shares her enthusiasm for the performance work of Grace Jones and Josephine Baker. Looking at how the two artists re-imagine their own bodies for the stage and how they have used humour, satire and self-portrait to create a voice in the contested worlds of popular music and photography.

LISTEN AGAIN - Geraldine Gallavardin - Grace Jones and Josephine Baker