Stephanie Macdonald, Richard Reed Parry and Harley Weir
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23 September 2018
Photo: Johan Dehlin
Stephanie Macdonald of 6A Architects discusses her work on the new wing of South London Gallery, we hear from musician Richard Reed Parry of Arcade Fire to learn about his new solo album ‘Quiet River of Dust Vol. 1’, and meet photographer Harley Weir whose show ‘Homes’ is part of the Brighton Photo Biennial.
23 September 2018
Photo: Johan Dehlin
The South London Gallery is expanding with an annex converted from a former fire station. Art-gallery specialist architecture firm 6A, founded by Stephanie Macdonald and Tom Emerson, breathed new life into the building – and Stephanie joins us to tell us how.
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Canadian musician Richard Reed Parry is one sixth of stadium-filling indie rockers Arcade Fire and his latest solo record is ‘Quiet River of Dust: Vol 1’. He talks us through the processes of making more leftfield sounds along with anthemic pop hits.
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