Josie Long presents stories about spellcraft, poetry and art coming to life, from tales of Sappho to gallery art. From 2017.
Josie Long hears stories spell craft, poetry and art coming to life.
What can a poet learn from a consultant sorcerer? Ross Sutherland explores the poetic possibilities of spell craft. A fragment of Sappho's poetic longing is unpicked alongside a reading by Anne Carson. And at night, in a gallery, art springs to life.
Featuring Ross Sutherland and Dr Alexander Cummins
After Fragment 31
Featuring Anne Carson and Jennifer Metsker
Produced by Stephanie Rowden and Jennifer Metsker
Produced by Neville Edwards and Cathy FitzGerald
On behalf of Antenna International for The National Gallery, London
Original poetry by Jacob Sam-La Rose and Aoife Mannix
Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall
A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in November 2017.