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An Interview: Episode 12

Arthur Timothy

Artist Arthur Timothy describes his paintings as ‘love letters’ to his family. Inspired by a trunk of old black and white photos, his life-size canvases invoke childhood memories.
Design For Life: Episode 02

Paul White

Paul White knew he wanted to design record sleeves from the age of nine, and in 1986 he founded Me Company to do just that. In episode two of Design for Life, he takes us through his archive and examines the legacy of the Y2K aesthetic, 20 years on.
Decades: EPISODE 09

Lemn Sissay

In 1984, 18-year-old Lemn Sissay left the care system. In the ten years that followed, he published his first book of poems, performed at the Hacienda and tracked down his birth mother in Gambia. He looks back at the decade when, he says, he entered the world as an artist.
An Interview: Episode 12

Duggie Fields

British artist, Duggie Fields took us to Brompton Cemetery to share his experience of coming of age in the swinging sixties, and how it shaped his unique creative style. Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Duggie Fields.
Up Next: SO2 EP02

Ziad Kaki

Ziad Kaki’s vibrant canvases depict enigmatic figures in intriguing compositions. In the latest episode of UpNext, the Saudi Arabian artist describes how moving to London unleashed his creativity and helped him develop his style.
An Interview: Episode 11

Somayeh Jafari

Photographer and director Somayeh Jafari draws on her Iranian heritage and its tradition of poetic documentary to create ‘painful beauty’ in all her work.
Behind The Wild: Episode 03

Flipper

Sea turtles have been in our oceans for 100m years, but today, plastic pollution and ghost fishing nets are pushing them onto the endangered list. Cape Town’s Two Oceans Aquarium offers injured turtles a second chance, nursing them back to health so they can return the water. But unless we clean up our seas, they won’t be safe.
Open House: Episode 09

Rebecca Gilpin

Rebecca Gilpin creates visual rhythms on canvas. In episode 9, she tells us how listening to music shaped her latest series, Magic Carpet ride; and why the sea plays an important role in her work.
Up Next: SO2 EP01

Koby Martin

Koby Martin’s arresting canvases are saturated with emotion. He paints his life experiences, confronting difficult subject matter head on, including leaving Ghana as a teenager and the death of his father.
Open House: Episode 08

Lucia Fraser

Lucia Fraser reimagines the natural world in her serene paintings and ceramics. In episode 8, she tells us about her new series Flux, and why a trip to Iceland inspired a new way of working.
Behind The Wild: Episode 02

Feather

The majestic Martial Eagles, once a common sight in the savannahs of Southern Africa, are in decline. Will the trailblazing population, building their nests in the county’s power lines, be the salvation of the species or hasten their path towards extinction?
An Interview: Episode 10

Wilfrid Wood

Wilfrid Wood transforms well-known faces into playful, yet uncanny portraits. The artist invites us into his studio and explains why, to him, the human face is the most fascinating thing in the universe.

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