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The Figure in Arts and Science, Julian Baggini, Ziauddin Sardar on community

As the Hayward Gallery opens an exhibition depicting the human body in sculpture, Ralph Rugoff and Deborah Bull join Philip Dodd to explore different representations of the body.

As the Hayward Gallery in London opens an exhibition depicting the human body in sculpture over the past twenty five years, Philip Dodd explores different representations and research. He's joined in the studio by the director of the Hayward Ralph Rugoff, former principal Royal Ballet dancer Deborah Bull and neuroscientist Professor Patrick Haggard.

And Preti Taneja, one of the 2014 Radio 3 New Generation Thinkers, presents a column on the female casting of King Lear.

Photo: Ugo Rondinone, nude (xxxxxxxxxxxxx), 2011
(c) the artist
Courtesy Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich.
Photo: Stefan Altenburger Photography, Zurich.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • The Meaning of Community

    Discussion with Tim Stanley, writer Julian Baggini and philosopher Zaiudin Sardar

    Duration: 20:56

  • Female casting of King Lear

    New Gen thinker 2014, Preti Taneja on women playing King Lear

    Duration: 04:44

  • Human Figure in Arts and Science

    Discussion with Deborah Bull, Ralph Rugoff, and Prof Patrick Haggard.

    Duration: 16:42

New Generation Thinkers 2014

New Generation Thinkers 2014

Preti Taneja of Jesus College, Cambridge University is one of this year's New Generation Thinkers. Her current research is on rewriting Shakespeare for the 21st century.


Full list of New Generation Thinkers 2014


Hear all the columns from the 2014 Radio 3 New Generation Thinkers


The Human Factor

The Human Factor is at the Hayward Gallery in London from Tuesday 17 June until Sunday 7 September 2014. 


Gallery: Images from The Human Factor exhibition 

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest Ralph Rugoff
Interviewed Guest Deborah Bull
Interviewed Guest Patrick Haggard
Interviewed Guest Julian Baggini
Interviewed Guest Ziauddin Sardar
Interviewed Guest Tim Stanley
Presenter Preti Taneja
Producer Georgia Catt
Editor Robyn Read

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