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Gary Hustwit, Maria Balaska and Felix White

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14 July 2019

Episode 523

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Filmmaker Gary Hustwit joins us to discuss his documentary about influential German designer Dieter Rams. Plus: former Maccabees guitarist Felix White tells us about new cricket documentary ‘The Edge’, for which he wrote the soundtrack, and we meet philosopher Maria Balaska.

14 July 2019

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Monocle’s Peter Firth joins Fernando Augusto Pacheco and Augustin Macellari to look ahead to some of next week's highlights.

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Chapter 2

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Gary Hustwit

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Having directed documentaries about design such as ‘Helvetica’, ‘Objectified’ and ‘Urbanized’, US filmmaker Gary Hustwit’s latest project is ‘Rams’, which looks at the life and influence of German designer Dieter Rams.

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Maria Balaska

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Philosopher and author Maria Balaska joins us to discuss her book ‘Wittgenstein and Lacan at the Limit’, which focuses on astonishment and how we process it.

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Chapter 4

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Felix White

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Musician Felix White – guitarist in much-loved UK indie-rock band The Maccabees – joins us to discuss his latest project: scoring new cricket documentary ‘The Edge’.

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