The Monocle Weekly

Leonor Antunes, Tim Marshall and David Hollander

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3 June 2018

Episode 465

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We welcome back foreign-affairs specialist and best-selling author Tim Marshall to discuss his book ‘Divided: Why We’re Living in an Age of Walls’. Plus: installation artist Leonor Antunes talks us through her show ‘A Thousand Realities from an Original Mark’ and curator David Hollander talks about his new book ‘Unusual Sounds: The Hidden History of Library Music’.

3 June 2018

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Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco joins Tom Edwards and Markus Hippi to look ahead to next week’s news.

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Tim Marshall

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Half of all the border barriers built since the end of the Second World War have been constructed in the 21st century – that’s just one of the points highlighted in journalist Tim Marshall’s new book ‘Divided: Why We’re Living in an Age of Walls’. He joins us to explain why nations and those living in them are putting up more barriers than ever.

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Leonor Antunes

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Portuguese artist Leonor Antunes creates installations that make us not only rethink our sense of space but also how her work fits into a longer continuum with fellow artists and designers. She joins us to talk through her latest event: ‘A Thousand Realities from an Original Mark’, which recently opened at London’s Marian Goodman Gallery.

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David Hollander

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Library music is the genre comprised of those seemingly unassuming pieces designed to suit storytelling for moods and moments in TV shows, film and more. In his new book, ‘Unusual Sounds: The Hidden History of Library Music’, author David Hollander has set out to learn more about the composers who create these mini symphonies.

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