The Monocle Weekly

David Gray, Stefi Orazi and Aïcha Mehrez

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24 February 2019

Episode 503

53 minutes


Photo: Don McCullin

Musician David Gray on his upcoming album ‘Gold in a Brass Age’. Plus designer Stefi Orazi discusses her new book ‘Modernist Estates Europe’ and curator Aïcha Mehrez reflects on the work of renowned photojournalist Don McCullin, whose retrospective is on show at Tate Britain.

24 February 2019

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Monocle’s Carlota Rebelo looks ahead to some of next week’s potential stories with Tom Edwards and Fernando Augusto Pacheco.

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Chapter 2

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David Gray

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Musician David Gray’s 2001 breakout album ‘White Ladder’ stayed on the charts for years and spawned huge hits. He joins us to discuss his latest record ‘Gold in a Brass Age’ and the influences that helped inspire it.

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Chapter 3

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Stefi Orazi

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Stefi Orazi is a designer and author focusing on the clean, optimistic lines of modernist buildings. Her new book ‘Modernist Estates Europe’ looks at how design has affected everyday living across the continent.

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Chapter 4

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Photo: Don McCullin

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Aïcha Mehrez

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British photojournalist Don McCullin’s images over the past 60 years have captured scenes ranging from the horrors of conflict during the Vietnam War to poverty and inner-city life in the heart of the UK. With a new retrospective on show at London’s Tate Britain, we head to the gallery to learn more from curator Aïcha Mehrez.

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