The Monocle Weekly

Grace Weir, Craig Oldham and Lisa O’Neill

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20 January 2019

Episode 498

01 hour

We celebrate cult-classic film ‘They Live’ with designer and book-publisher Craig Oldham. Plus: singer Lisa O’Neill discusses how she is revitalising folk traditions and we meet artist and film-maker Grace Weir, whose new work ‘Time Tries All Things’ is on show at the Gallery at the Institute of Physics.

20 January 2019

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Introduction

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Monocle’s Paige Reynolds looks ahead to next week with Tom Edwards and Fernando Augusto Pacheco.

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Craig Oldham

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John Carpenter’s 1980s cult-classic film ‘They Live’ wraps a scathing critique of unrestrained capitalism within the trappings of a trashy B Movie. Designer Craig Oldham is putting it under the spotlight once more with a new book looking at its influence: ‘They Live: A Visual and Cultural Awakening’.

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Lisa O’Neill

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Singer and musician Lisa O’Neill’s fourth album, ‘Heard a Long Gone Song’ made its way onto a number of ‘best of 2018’ lists. She talks us through her approach, combining traditional folk songs with her own heartfelt compositions.

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Grace Weir

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Artist and film-maker Grace Weir’s latest video work ‘Time Tries All Things’ asks some big questions about how we think about space and time. Currently on show at London’s recently opened Gallery at the Institute of Physics, it’s in the right place to find the answers.

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