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16 June 2015

Episode 192

28 minutes


Photo: Tristan Fewings

David Plaisant investigates the legacy of brutalist architecture on the playground at the RIBA in London. We also hear from Ottawa, where a memorial is causing planning controversy, and Fernando Augusto Pacheco seeks pleasure and pain at a new exhibition on shoes.

16 June 2015

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Chapter 1

Brutalist Playground Exhibition at Riba

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David Plaisant meets artist Simon Terril to try for himself the reconstruction of post-war brutalist playgrounds at Riba in London.

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Pleasure and Pain at V&A

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Lucia Savi, co-curator of 'Shoes: Pleasure and Pain’, reflects on the best and worst shoes of the past.

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Oliver Spencer SS16

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Ben Rylan catches up with designer Oliver Spencer to find out what role the minimalist sculptor Richard Serra played in inspiring Spencer’s latest collection.

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