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Me, My Selfie and I with Ryan Gander

Celebrated conceptual artist Ryan Gander investigates the selfie – the icon of a new kind of self-regard that hardly existed just ten years ago.

Celebrated conceptual artist Ryan Gander investigates the selfie – the icon of a new kind of self-regard that hardly existed just ten years ago. He discovers the roots of the selfie go back hundreds of years before smartphones. In the age of social media, when we are told to be our best selves and live our best lives, he investigates what that really means and what technology is doing to our sense of self.

59 minutes

Last on

Tue 19 Mar 2019 02:30

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:02

    Ethel Merman, London Festival Orchestra, Stanley Black

    The Impossible Dream

  • 00:22

    Air

    Space Maker

  • 00:32

    Danger Mouse, Brian Burton

    Morning Fog

  • 00:38

    Nico, The Velvet Underground

    I'll Be Your Mirror

  • 00:42

    Gang of Four

    At Home He's a Tourist

  • 00:43

    Röyksopp

    In Space

  • 00:49

    London Symphony Orchestra, Aaron Copland

    Rodeo (Four Dance Episodes): Hoe-Down

  • 00:52

    Jon Hopkins

    Open Eye Signal

  • 00:57

    Air

    Modular Mix

  • 00:59

    The Sensational Alex Harvey Band

    Tomorrow Belongs To Me

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Ryan Gander
Interviewed Guest David Baddiel
Interviewed Guest Ben Gebler
Interviewed Guest Zoltan Istvan
Interviewed Guest Sophie Lee
Interviewed Guest Dan Middleton
Interviewed Guest Max More
Interviewed Guest Emma Orbach
Interviewed Guest Kristie Weyhe
Composer Andrew Taylor
Producer Adam Simons
Director Sam Anthony

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