6 Music's Chris Hawkins investigates a new wave of politically engaged bands. Read more
6 Music's Chris Hawkins investigates a new wave of politically engaged bands.
Chris Hawkins on the new wave of politically engaged bands defining the alternative scene.
Exploring an unlikely exhibit of artworks from Guantanamo Bay.
The Architecture of Incarceration
Britain is opening a series of large new jails, but why is the go-to design 250 years old?
How the Zimbabwean music scene is responding to the end of the Mugabe era.
Poland’s artists, writers and musicians respond to growing ultra-nationalism.
Can anyone declare themselves an artist? David Tovey considers the so-called rules.
Japanese poets create new work in a location marred by a tragic history.
Writer Sohrab Ahmari defends the art world from the threat of identity politics.
The Inbox is open - a unique platform for the creativity of Radio 4 listeners.
The Joy of Text
Artist Bob and Roberta Smith examines how text and language are used in art.
Artist Nye Thompson asks how the creative world is reflecting the state of surveillance.
Nick Danziger's Shutter Stories
Photographer Nick Danziger travels to Armenia, revisiting isolated elderly people.
Art on the US-Mexico Border
Women Who Walk
Doon Mackichan wanders, falls and loiters with just a few of the women making walking art.
Zoe Buckman meets female artists responding to sexual discrimination around the world.
Recombinant Rhymes and DNA Art
Anna McNamee meets the artists and poets using genetic science to create stunning works.
A New School for New Orleans
Clara Amfo meets the staff and artists at a groundbreaking music studio in New Orleans.
The Return of Voguing
Clara Amfo looks at the UK voguing scene, a unique subculture currently in the spotlight.
Race and Fashion
Kenya Hunt celebrates black designers and explores conversations around race in fashion.
Sahar Zand is in Kabul for the finals of the TV talent show Afghan Star.
Afghan Stars - the Women's Story
Sahar Zand is in Kabul to meet women musicians who are defying the Taliban.
The creative response of Puerto Rican artists to Hurricane Maria and economic crisis.
Gabriel Ebulue investigates a deadly karaoke curse concerning Frank Sinatra’s My Way.
Art Surgery: Anxiety
Elizabeth Alker and Nikesh Shukla explore art and anxiety.
Istanbul's Factory of Tears
In Istanbul, Isobel Finkel explores the kitsch, melancholy, forbidden music of Arabesk.
Music of the Kaka'i
Hear the secret, ancient music the Kaka’i people of Iraq risk their lives to play.
Exploring migraine and creativity through a specially commissioned musical score.
Psychotherapist Philippa Perry asks what our hands reveal about ourselves and our world.
An Orchestra of the Rainforest
Music and trouble, in the Brazilian rain forest - a race against time for the Wauja tribe.
Batter! Batter! Boom!
How are some of Scotland’s newest noise-makers discovering the joys of sound art?
Can art help us unpack our emotions about body hair? Keisha Thompson investigates.
Jeremy Deller’s Peterloo
An in-depth look at Jeremy Deller's new People's Monument to the Peterloo Massacre.
Tin Roof Symphony
Take shelter from the storm, as rain comes down on the humble tin roof.
DJ Huw Stephens looks at the rise of Welsh-language pop music.
The World in Their Hands
In a London studio, the ancient craft of globemaking finds a modern spin.
The art world is awash with corporate money and brand partnerships. Should we be worried?
Artist Stuart Semple on unwelcoming street design meant to deter anti-social behaviour.
Brazilian Art Under Bolsonaro
Brazilian artists and thinkers explore cultural life under a far-right president.
Louise Morris challenges Scandinavia's idyllic image through its radical artists.
Northern Irish artists explore the complex relationship between memory, identity and place
Dhaka artist Dibarah Mahboob explores the flourishing activist art of Bangladesh.
Harlem's New Renaissance
Harlem's New Renaissance - 100 years of culture in Harlem introduced by Darryl Pinckney.
Artists from Rwanda’s diaspora are returning. Dr Zoe Norridge explores why.
Models and #MeToo with Kristina Romanova
Charli Howard meets a model on a mission to end abuse in fashion after #MeToo.
Deepika Padukone on living together before marriage
Is Deepika Padukone right that it's better to wait until you're married to live together?
Matthew Sweet on Chaplin's 1941 film and rising populism today.
Wynne is joined by the stars of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical coming to Swansea.
News, views, issues and culture from across the north west of Northern Ireland.