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Religion, Race and Environment

How art is inspired and informed by race, religion and the environment.

With Tina Daheley.

Life of Pi author Yann Martel explains why so many of his novels draw inspiration from religion.

As Anish Kapoor acquires exclusive rights to a new shade of black, painter Nicola Green reflects on how she has used the colour in her work, and the meaning it holds.

Ayelet Gundar Goshen, author of Waking Lions, reflects on why cultural relations between Israel and Egypt remain fraught, despite improvements in political cooperation.

Five years on from the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan and caused a nuclear disaster at Fukushima, photographers Lieko Shiga and Tomoko Yoneda discuss the work they made in response.

(Photo: beach at Kitakama, Japan Credit: Lieko Shiga)

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27 minutes

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  • Sat 12 Mar 2016 03:32GMT
  • Sat 12 Mar 2016 09:32GMT
  • Sat 12 Mar 2016 12:32GMT
  • Sat 12 Mar 2016 19:06GMT
  • Sat 12 Mar 2016 22:32GMT

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