Alex Hartley, Robert Glasper, Tim Wharton
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20 November 2016
Photo: Mathieu Bitton
Jazz and hip-hop musician Robert Glasper talks us through his album ‘ArtScience’ and artist Alex Hartley explains his exhibition ‘After You Left’, which plays with notions of time. Plus: Tim Wharton on new book ‘Ugly Food’.
20 November 2016
Photo: Thierry Bal
Artist Alex Hartley is hoping to challenge our perspectives of time and place. His latest exhibition, ‘After You Left’, can be seen at London’s Victoria Miro gallery but Hartley has been messing with the boundaries of art and our sense of belonging throughout his career: in 2012 he created his own nation ‘NowhereIsland’, inspired by his genuine discovery of a completely unknown landmass that had previously been hidden away in the Arctic Circle.
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Photo: Mathieu Bitton
The Robert Glasper Experiment’s new album, ‘ArtScience’, fuses jazz, soul and hip-hop influences to create a new sound – and doesn’t shy away from some of the divisive issues facing Glasper’s native US either. Glasper sits down with Monocle’s Robert Bound to explain where his inspiration comes from.
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The co-author of new book ‘Ugly Food: Overlooked and Undercooked’ joins the Weekly team to discuss the reasons why some foods are more aesthetically acceptable than others and why diversifying one’s palate might be more sustainable for the environment.
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