Jonathan Yeo, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Designing awards
Portrait painter Jonathan Yeo makes his first sculpture using virtual reality and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen on the influence of Finland on his life and music.
Portrait painter Jonathan Yeo discusses his ambitious new cutting-edge sculpture, which features in a new exhibition From Life at the Royal Academy, alongside works by Jeremy Deller, Jenny Saville and Gillian Wearing. Yeo's sculpture of his own head was created on a virtual reality headset, challenging the foundry tasked with making it to find a way of 3-D printing the digital work in bronze, never done before.
Artist Anish Kapoor has created a new trophy for next year's Brit Awards. Design journalist Max Fraser assesses the new design and discusses what makes the best award statuette.
On the 100th Anniversary of Finnish Independence, the conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen, whose career is being celebrated by the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a Total Immersion Day at the Barbican, talks about the influence of Finland on his life and music.
Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Edwina Pitman.
Lubaina Himid, Turner Prize Winner 2017
Esa Pekka Salonen
The BBC Symphony Orchestra’s Total Immersion day devoted to the music of Esa-Pekka Salonen takes place this Sunday at the Barbican, and will be broadcast at a later date on Radio 3.
Image: Credit Clive Barda
Role Contributor Presenter John Wilson Interviewed Guest Jonathan Yeo Interviewed Guest Max Fraser Interviewed Guest Esa-Pekka Salonen