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Marina Abramovic; Hotel; Emma Healey; Crowd Out

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 06 June 2014

Performance artist Marina Abramovic discusses her new project 512 Hours at the Serpentine Gallery in London in which there is no art on display, simply Abramovic herself welcoming 300 visitors a day to an empty gallery space; Hotel is a new play by Polly Stenham, best known for writing That Face and Tusk Tusk. Set in an exclusive hotel on a beautiful but poverty-stricken island, a family's luxury holiday is interrupted by violence. Susannah Clapp reviews. Emma Healey's debut novel Elizabeth Is Missing is told from the perspective of 82-year-old Maud who is suffering from dementia. Emma discusses the inspiration behind her book and reveals the tactics of some of the nine publishers who tried to woo her. And composer David Lang on his composition for 1000 voices, Crowd Out, to be performed in Birmingham this weekend, inspired by a trip to the Arsenal football stadium.

Chapters

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  • Marina Abramovic

    Performance artist Marina Abramovic discusses her new project 512 Hours

  • Polly Stenham

    Susannah Clapp reviews Hotel, a new play by Polly Stenham.

  • Emma Healey

    Emma Healey's debut novel Elizabeth Is Missing is told by 82-year-old Maud.

  • David Lang

    Composer David Lang on his composition for 1000 voices, Crowd Out.

  • Marina Abramovic

    John Wilson and Marina Abramovic and The Serpentine Gallery
    Performance artist Marina Abramovic discusses her new project 512 Hours at the Serpentine Gallery in London in which there is no art on display, simply Abramovic herself welcoming 300 visitors a day to an empty gallery space
  • Hotel

    Susan Wokoma (Nala) and Tom Rhys Harries (Ralph) in Hotel by Polly Stenham
    Hotel is a new play by Polly Stenham, best known for writing That Face and Tusk Tusk. Set in an exclusive hotel on a beautiful but poverty-stricken island, a family's luxury holiday is interrupted by violence. Susannah Clapp reviews.
  • Emma Healey

    Emma Healey
    Emma Healey's debut novel Elizabeth Is Missing is told from the perspective of 82-year-old Maud who is suffering from dementia. Emma discusses the inspiration behind her book and reveals the tactics of some of the nine publishers who tried to woo her.
  • David Lang

    Composer David Lang on his composition for 1000 voices, Crowd Out, to be performed in Birmingham this weekend, inspired by a trip to the Arsenal football stadium.

    Dates: Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 2.30pm & 4.30pm (World Premiere)<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

    BIRMINGHAM - Millennium Point, Birmingham(indoors)

    Saturday June 14 & Sunday June 15, 2014 at 7pm

    BERLIN - Piazzetta, Kulturforum, Berlin (outdoors)

    Saturday, June 21, 2014 - (two performances – 3.30pm & 6.30pm)

    LONDON - Arnold Circus, London E1 (outdoors)


     

Credits

Presenter
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest
Marina Abramovic
Interviewed Guest
Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest
Emma Healey
Producer
Rebecca Armstrong

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