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The Essay, Head in the Clouds Episode guide

  1. Constructing Clouds

    5/5 Architectural historian Mark Dorrian discusses the fascination with cloud-like buildings.

    First broadcast: 27 Feb 2009

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  2. Thought-Cloud

    4/5 Writer, critic and translator Professor Esther Leslie examines the image of the clouds.

    First broadcast: 26 Feb 2009

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  3. Dark Clouds

    3/5 Cultural historian Steve Connor on the depiction of clouds in the popular imagination.

    First broadcast: 25 Feb 2009

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  4. A Rent in the Clouds

    2/5 Architectural historian Robert Harbison on the interest in clouds in the baroque period.

    First broadcast: 24 Feb 2009

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  5. The Nebular Turn

    1/5 Mark Dorrian on the influence of the cloud as a metaphor and a vehicle for meaning.

    First broadcast: 23 Feb 2009

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