John Clare, Jimmy Wales and the Right to be Forgotten, Borowczyk Retrospective
Matthew Sweet talks to Iain Sinclair about poet John Clare, and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales discusses the implications of the 'right to be forgotten' legislation.
Iain Sinclair is marking today's 150th anniversary of the death of the poet John Clare by making a film with Andrew Kotting about Clare's walks and writing. He talks to Matthew Sweet about Clare along with New Generation Thinker Dr Greg Tate.
As a European court backs the "right to be forgotten" - legislation allowing people to ask search engines to remove unwanted information from their indexes - Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at the Oxford Internet Institute, discuss how privacy vs expression and remembering vs forgetting clash in the internet age.
Also, an assessment of Polish filmmaker Walerian Borowczyk with writer and psychoanalyst Cherry Potter and curator Daniel Bird.
Iain Sinclair and Greg Tate mark the 150th anniversary of the poet’s death.
Right to be forgotten?
Jimmy Wales and Viktor Mayer-Schönberger discuss the memory of the internet
An assessment of Polish filmmaker with Cherry Potter and Daniel Bird.
It is the 150 anniversary of John Clare’s death today.
John Clare in Space: Poetry, Nature and Contemporary Culture is a two day conference at Oxford Brookes University on 30-31 May 2014
Walerian Borowczyk: The Listening Eye is at the ICA in London until 6 July 2014.
The ICA are screening Borowczyk’s short films on 24-25 May 2014, details here.
Plus Cinema of Desire: The Films of Walerian Borowczyk is at the BFI Southbank from 20-29 May 2014.
Image: Walerian Borowczyk, Stills from the film Les Jeux des Anges, 1964. Courtesy Arrow films and Ligia Branice-Borowczyk.
Role Contributor Presenter Matthew Sweet Interviewed Guest Iain Sinclair Interviewed Guest Greg Tate Interviewed Guest Jimmy Wales Interviewed Guest Viktor Mayer-Schonberger Interviewed Guest Cherry Potter Interviewed Guest Daniel Bird Producer Georgia Catt