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17 January 2016

Episode 341

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Robert Bound and Markus Hippi meet novelist Adam Thirlwell and gallerist Tayah Leigh Barrs to learn how they’re combining art and publishing. We also hear from Grammy-nominated theatre-production duo the Sisters Grimm. Plus: we look back at the life of David Bowie with an archive interview with his personal photographer Mick Rock.

17 January 2016

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Robert and Markus sit down with Monocle’s Henry Rees-Sheridan to look back at the past week and ahead to the next seven days.

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Chapter 2

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Adam Thirlwell and Tayah Leigh Barrs

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Novelist and London editor of ‘The Paris Review’ Adam Thirlwell and gallerist Tayah Leigh Barrs explain the thinking behind Thirlwell and artist Mary Ramsden’s latest project “RadioPaper”, which blurs the line between publishing and art.

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The Sisters Grimm

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Ella Spira and Pietra Mello-Pittman are theatre producers and composers whose production “Inala”, made with Ladysmith Black Mambazo, has earned a Grammy nomination. They talk Markus and Robert through how to produce a stage hit.

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Chapter 4

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Mick Rock

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In this interview from late 2015, David Bowie’s one-time personal photographer Mick Rock looks back at the early career of the singer in the 1970s and an era that Rock himself helped define.

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