Monocle 24: The Monocle Weekly

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Want to hear from the authors, artists, creative thinkers and business leaders shaping your world? The Monocle Weekly presents just that on our longest- running radio programme.

In the second instalment of our special new series, Andrew Mueller hosts a panel of experts and philosophers to reflect on the changing nature of citizenship and equality around the world. Joining us this week is Elizabeth Anderson, Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, Ayona Datta, Professor in Urban Geography at University College London and Eric Klinenberg, Professor of Social Science at New York University.

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Céu July 11, 2020
In this special interview, Fernando Augusto Pacheco catches up with fellow Brazilian singer Céu on her new album ‘APKÁ’, which extends her engagement with tropical electronica beats.
Kelly Lee Owens July 10, 2020
While the ‘Monocle Weekly’ takes a break, we’re still keeping up with culture and the arts. In this special interview, experimental musical artist Kelly Lee Owens discusses her forthcoming album ‘Inner Song’ with Monocle’s Augustin Macellari.
In the first of a new series of The Monocle Weekly, Andrew Mueller hosts a panel discussion with leading academics and analysts in urbanism and sociology, taking a deeper look at the changing make-up of our cities and social structures. Joining us this week is Christoph Lindner, Dean of the …
Thomas Clay June 29, 2020
The Monocle Weekly is on a short break but we’re keeping up to speed with all things cultural. As Thomas Clay’s long-awaited period thriller, ‘Fanny Lye Deliver’d’, hits streaming services, Augustin Macellari caught up with him to reflect on a strange moment in English history.
Donny Benet June 21, 2020
In this special interview, Fernando Augusto Pacheco catches up with Australian singer Donny Benét to hear about his new album ‘Mr Experience’, described as a soundtrack to a dinner party in the late 1980s.
Adam Goodes June 14, 2020
In a special interview, Andrew Mueller catches up with Adam Goodes, a legend of Australian Rules football and the subject of a new documentary, ‘The Australian Dream’, which tells the story of Goodes’s life and career, and examines racism in sport and society.
Wolfgang Tillmans May 22, 2020
While the Monocle Weekly takes a temporary break, we’ve continued conversing with some of culture’s top movers and shakers around the world. In this special interview, Augustin Macellari catches up with Turner prize-winning artist, Wolfgang Tillmans, to hear his reflections on these unprecedented times.
Pantha du Prince May 19, 2020
While the Monocle Weekly takes a temporary break, we’ve continued conversing with some of culture’s top movers and shakers around the world. In this special interview, Augustin Macellari talks to Pantha du Prince to learn more about his new album and the opportunity that isolation has presented to reflect on …
Ghostpoet May 17, 2020
While the Monocle Weekly takes a temporary break, we’ve continued conversing with some of culture’s top movers and shakers around the world. In this special interview, Augustin Macellari talks to Obaro Ejimiwe, AKA Ghostpoet, to learn more about his listening habits – and what self-production brought to his new album.
Mark Blyth May 15, 2020
While the Monocle Weekly takes a temporary break, we’ve continued conversing with some of culture’s top movers and shakers around the world. In this special interview, Augustin Macellari catches up with Mark Blyth, to learn more about his new book, ‘Angrynomics’, co-authored with Erik Lonergan, and how progressive economics could …
We take a look at the roots of narrative as we meet master storyteller and mythologist Dr Martin Shaw. Plus, we reflect on a fertile time for experimental music with the man behind a new compilation, Matthias Orsett, and we peek into the dark corners of culture with novelist Ben …
We flick through a book of iconic French New Wave film posters with cultural historian Sir Christopher Frayling and Reel Art Press founder Tony Nourmand. Plus, a closer look at a cornerstone of the London art scene, the Chisenhale Gallery, with its new director Zoé Whitley, and we head to …
We meet music journalist Pete Paphides to talk about his new book, ‘Broken Greek’, and the impact that music has had on his life. Plus: techno legend Carl Craig and curator Kelly Kivland on Craig’s new installation at New York’s Dia:Beacon, and UK poet Will Harris talks us through his …
We meet Secret Cinema CEO Max Alexander to learn about experiential cinema and artist Stanley Donwood to discuss creativity in the anthropocene and his new book of linocuts, ‘Bad Island’. Plus, as a new documentary on Toni Morrison hits cinemas, we talk about the author’s legacy with Oxford academic Dr …
French-Moroccan author Leïla Slimani on her book ‘Sex and Lies’ and Jason Blum on Blumhouse Productions’ latest film, ‘The Invisible Man’. Plus: Oakland- based musician Hannah Lew.
Artist Ian Cheng uses digital technology to create extraordinary, evolving worlds. We talk to him and curator Hans Ulrich Obrist about his new exhibition in Madrid. Plus: journalist turned author Alice Vincent on gardening and her memoir, ‘Rootbound’, and we talk to the curator of an exhibition exploring the way …
We meet author Susannah Cahalan whose new book, ‘The Great Pretender’, unpacks the complicated history of the treatment of the mentally ill. Plus: photographer Martin Andersen on his photos that capture his love of Tottenham Hotspur football club and painter Ryan Mosley discusses his participation in a new group show …
We meet science-fiction author William Gibson to unpick his legendary prescience and discuss his new book, ‘Agency’. Plus: journalist and author Andrea Chalupa on the family ties that inspired her to write new drama, ‘Mr Jones’, and, as London’s Flowers Gallery turns 50, we discuss the art world with its …
Broadcaster and writer Afua Hirsch tells us about her new podcast series exploring the impact and legacy of the British empire. Plus: US-based painter Darren Waterston discusses his homage to James Whistler and graphic novelist Rikke Villadsen unpacks her subversive new take on the western, ‘Cowboy’.