Anna Funder, Central Asian contemporary art, Australian arts
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Today's programme includes Anna Funder, Central Asian contemporary art and Australian arts
Photo shows a production still from Transoxiana Dreams, 2011. Courtesy of Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York
She won awards for her non-fiction Stasiland now the Australian writer explores political resistance to Hitler in the 1930s but this time chooses fiction. Why?
Between Heaven and Earth: Contemporary Art from the Centre of Asia
We talk to David Elliott, the curator of the exhibition Between Heaven and Earth about contemporary art in the former Soviet Republics.
As Australia's leading literary review closes the BBC's correspondent in Sydney takes the pulse of Oz's art scene