Tangents

 

 

Recordings of conversations we are having with artists, academics, and experts, as part of our ongoing research processes. Topics covered include sleep disorders, the confluence of science and art, the handmade, and life writing.

Martha Orbach in conversation with Dr Ruth Charnock

Martha explores some of the tangles around life writing and using personal material in your work with Dr Ruth Charnock who’s writing a book on Anaïs Nin.

Nick Kaplony in conversation with Diana Finn

Therapist Diana Finn in conversation with Nick about his practice and the events in his life that inform his work, considered from the perspective of a psychotherapist.

Is there an equivalence to life writing in visual arts? Part 1

A discussion with Dr Jane Wildgoose, artist & researcher, Senior Research Fellow at Centre for Life Writing Research, King’s College London & Keeper of The Wildgoose Memorial Library.

Is there an equivalence to life writing in visual arts? Part 2

A discussion with Dr Jane Wildgoose, artist & researcher, Senior Research Fellow at Centre for Life Writing Research, King’s College London & Keeper of The Wildgoose Memorial Library.

The handmade in the technological age: glitches and touch

Neil Stewart – artist, writer and theorist whose main concerns include concept of brands, culture of technology and nature of life, discusses the ‘handmade’ with Fay Ballard.

Stephen Pompea in conversation with Judy Goldhill

Stephen Pompea, an astronomer at NSF’s NOIRLab, the National Science Foundation’s National Optical Infrared Laboratory and Leiden Observatory in conversation with Judy Goldhill.

 

Astronomy and the investigation of the machines for viewing and observing the universe are of fundamental importance to Judy. Here they discuss the specifics of the evolution and recycling of materials in the universe and in particular telescopes that observe cold gas and dust.