Boyhood, Cory Arcangel, The Digital Age
Presented by Matthew Sweet. With a review of the film Boyhood, artist Cory Arcangel on his book composed from tweets and a discussion on preparing for the 'digital age'.
Richard Linklater filmed the actor who stars in Boyhood over 12 years from a 6 year old to a college youth. Matthew Sweet and author Toby Litt review the project and discuss growing up.
Artist Cory Arcangel talks about his book composed from tweets and working in digital media. He also explores the themes explored in Digital Revolution at the Barbican Centre, which brings together film-makers, artists, game developers and musicians.
As state schools across England prepare for the introduction of coding to the curriculum, journalist Aleks Krotoski and Benjamin Southworth - digital entrepreneur and former deputy chief executive of the government's Tech City initiative, join Matthew to discuss how - if at all - we should be preparing for the 'digital age'.
The Digital Revolution
Cory Arcangel, Aleks Krotoski & Benjamin Southworth on preparing for the ‘digital age’.
New Generation Thinker: Joanna Cohen
Joanna Cohen asks whether we need to rethink the American Constitution.
Author Toby Litt reviews Richard Linklater’s Boyhood.
New Generation Thinkers 2014
Joanna Cohen from Queen Mary, University of London is one of this year's New Generation Thinkers. She is currently researching how Americans turned consumerism into an act of good citizenship.
Role Contributor Presenter Matthew Sweet Interviewed Guest Toby Litt Interviewed Guest Cory Arcangel Interviewed Guest Aleks Krotoski Interviewed Guest Benjamin Southworth Producer Georgia Catt Editor Robyn Read