Lauren Greenfield, Richard Barnett and Aaron Holloway-Nahum
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21 May 2017
Photographer and documentary-maker Lauren Greenfield joins us to discuss her new book about the pursuit of affluence, ‘Generation Wealth’. Plus, medical historian Richard Barnett tells us why the history of dentistry has some bite, as told in his book ‘The Smile Stealers’, and we meet composer and contemporary-music creator Aaron Holloway-Nahum.
21 May 2017
Photo: KTG Photography
A visit to the dentist might be something we try to put off but one man would beg to differ. Richard Barnett is a writer and broadcaster looking at the cultural history of medicine and his latest history book is ‘The Smile Stealers: The Fine and Foul Art of Dentistry’.
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Lauren Greenfield is an Emmy-award-winning photographer and filmmaker who for 25 years has been travelling the world capturing the complicated consequences of global economics. And her latest book is ‘Generation Wealth’: a collection that focuses on the lure of money and why people chase it – even, sometimes, at the cost of their own wellbeing.
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Composer and conductor Aaron Holloway-Nahum is artistic director of the Riot Ensemble – a group looking to bring contemporary, avant garde and classical music to new settings. He has recently been expanding musical horizons with a new podcast ‘Chest of Toys’, and he joins us to discuss this, his music and more.
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