A new video installation about life in Chernobyl 25 years on from nuclear disaster.
From Mexico, we've got a beautiful sad film that made presenter Mark Coles cry.
There's take-away art on offer at a Berlin bakers.
The sound of the Bossa Nova that came to define a nation in crisis in the early 60s.
Diana Thater: Chernobyl
Diana Thater: ChernobylDiana Thater: Chernobyl
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Mark Coles meets the American artist Diana Thater. Her latest video installation takes the viewer to a destroyed movie theatre in the heart of a city abandoned after the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl. 25 years after the event she offers a powerful portrait of a post-nuclear landscape.
Photo of Joao Gilberto c/o Dariozalis/Contexto/Getty
The Strand interviews Stuart Baker, author of new book and an album looking at the influence of Bossa Nova in the 1960s; music that started off in Brazil and went round the world. We think of it as pleasant dinner party music but it was born with fire in its belly.
Art Vending Machine
Abby D'Arcy reports from Berlin on an unusual way of buying art, which started in Berlin five years ago and has just reached the Netherlands, Switzerland and Ireland. For just two euros, people can buy an original artwork from a vending machine.
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Oscar contender Biutiful reviewed
It's just been nominated for the Best Foreign Oscar. Javier Bardem has also been given a nod for Best Actor. Biutiful is directed by Mexican Alejandro González Iñárritu (above) who came to international attention with Amores Perros in 2000. Set in Barcelona, Bardem plays an underworld figure who attempts to secure a future for his children as his own death draws near. Critic Maria Delgado reviews.
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