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Monocle 24: Culture with Rob Bound

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A one-stop shop for a world of lively reports and in-depth interviews on the newest and finest in art, film, books and the media business – and unique live music sessions from exciting international artists.

A one-stop shop for a world of lively reports and in-depth interviews on the newest and finest in art, film, books and the media business – and unique live music sessions from exciting international artists.
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London, United Kingdom

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Monocle

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A one-stop shop for a world of lively reports and in-depth interviews on the newest and finest in art, film, books and the media business – and unique live music sessions from exciting international artists.

Twitter:

@RobertBound

Language:

English

Contact:

Midori House, 1 Dorset Street, London, W1U 4EG, UK +44 20 7725 4388


Episodes

What makes a great singer?

2/19/2018
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Robert Bound chats to Nick Coleman, author of new book ‘Voices: How a Great Singer Can Change Your Life’, about beloved songs and sounds from rock, pop and soul music. Plus: we invite a few Monocle contributors to tell us which voices they can’t get out of their heads – and don’t want to.

Duration:00:29:25

Selling the sin sector

2/12/2018
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As Taschen releases its new book ‘20th Century Alcohol & Tobacco Ads’, we go back in time to explore the golden age of advertising for cigarettes and alcohol. Robert Bound speaks to the book’s editor Jim Heimann and design critic’ Stephen Bayley.

Duration:00:28:04

Ragnar Kjartansson

2/5/2018
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We pay a visit to the National Museum Cardiff to meet Icelandic visual artist Ragnar Kjartansson as his latest work begins a five-week cycle: a performance piece called ‘The Sky In A Room’.

Duration:00:23:25

Gursky at the Hayward

1/29/2018
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After two years of renovation the Southbank Centre’s Hayward Gallery has just thrown open its doors to the public. Robert Bound heads down to meet director Ralph Rugoff and architect Richard Battye, and we speak to Jane Morris to find out the significance of the opening exhibition by Andreas Gursky.

Duration:00:28:34

How do you produce a documentary?

1/22/2018
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Robert Bound speaks to film director Greg Barker and producer John Battsek about their candid new documentary on Barack Obama’s last 12 months of presidency, ‘The Final Year’.

Duration:00:29:13

Why should we read short stories?

1/15/2018
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Robert Bound and writers Elizabeth Day and Chris Power celebrate the joys of the short story and why these lithe texts are worth more than just their word count and don’t play second fiddle to the novel.

Duration:00:29:29

Art 2018

1/8/2018
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Writer and critic Francesca Gavin and Kathlene Fox-Davies, director of Black Box Projects, sit down with Robert Bound to discuss the big art shows and openings over the next year.

Duration:00:29:02

Culture lookahead: 2018

1/1/2018
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Robert Bound is joined in the studio by broadcaster and DJ Georgie Rogers, film critic for ‘The Telegraph’ Tim Robey and publisher at Unbound John Mitchinson to discuss the music, films and books that they’re looking forward to in 2018.

Duration:00:30:06

Something Old, Something New: the highlights

12/25/2017
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We take a trip down memory lane and listen back to some of our favourite interviews from our ‘Something Old, Something New’ series, where we invite creative people – from publishers to pop stars – to talk about the things that have influenced them throughout their lives and careers.

Duration:00:29:58

Abba: Super troupers

12/18/2017
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We head to the Southbank Centre where a new exhibition dedicated to Swedish pop behemoths Abba has just opened.

Duration:00:25:46

Art at the beach

12/11/2017
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Robert Bound goes on his annual pilgrimage to Florida for some December sun and to meet some key figures in the world of art and design during Miami art week: art adviser Lisa Schiff, Art Basel Cities’ artistic director Cecilia Alemani and Belgian designers Muller van Severen.

Duration:00:28:28

Something Old, Something New: Plan B and Ed Skrein

12/4/2017
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Platinum-selling musician Plan B and Hollywood actor Ed Skrein have long been friends since meeting in north London as DJs. They recall the films and albums that have influenced their careers on the screen and in the studio.

Duration:00:32:48

Can you build a cultural quarter?

11/20/2017
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We head to Saadiyat Island, home to the new Louvre Abu Dhabi, to find out what adorns the walls of this branch of the French mega museum – and whether it will be a success.

Duration:00:28:13

WeTransfer: creative technology

11/13/2017
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We go behind the scenes of technology company WeTransfer, which invested its spare advertising space into the arts, to ask whether the sector should be responsible for funding creative endeavours.

Duration:00:25:08

Club To Club 2017

11/6/2017
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This week the Culture team pack up their suitcases and head to northern Italy for this year’s Club To Club festival. The 17th edition of the musical affair sees the darlings of jazz, electronica and dance music descend upon Turin for a week of eclectic sounds in excellent venues. Robert Bound meets some of the people and artists behind this year’s festival.

Duration:00:29:24

Behind the scenes at Monocle: issue 108

10/23/2017
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Robert Bound guides us through this month’s culture section of Monocle. From Jeddah’s art scene to the Yves Saint Laurent museums in Marrakech and Paris, we speak to the writers behind the stories.

Duration:00:28:05

Something Old, Something New: Melissa Harrison and Dan Richards

10/16/2017
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Melissa Harrison and Dan Richards are friends and writers who both deal with, among other things, the natural world. They chat to Robert Bound about the books, music and places that have inspired them throughout their careers.

Duration:00:29:14

Lisson at 50: ‘Everything At Once’

10/9/2017
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During Art Week in London, Robert Bound heads to 180 The Strand where a new exhibition called ‘Everything At Once’ is taking place as part of the Lisson Gallery’s 50th anniversary celebrations. Rob meets the people behind the show and the gallery.

Duration:00:27:33

Radiotopia

10/2/2017
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Holly Fisher meets Julie Shapiro, executive producer for Radiotopia – the US podcast network responsible for hit shows such as ‘99% Invisible’ and ‘Song Exploder’.

Duration:00:25:26

Behind the scenes at Monocle: issue 107

9/25/2017
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We go from Christian-rock concerts in Nashville to painter Gary Hume’s New York studio as we meet the writers and photographers who put together the Culture section of Monocle’s latest issue. Plus: Lars Fossheim from Broen on the Norwegian band’s debut ‘I Love Art’.

Duration:00:27:51

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