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Gray Matters

Gray Matters

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To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the publication of Lanark, we're releasing Gray Matters - a series of podcasts that discuss this seminal work in depth. The first episodes arrive on February 25th, and new episodes will be released fortnightly thereafter.
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Gray Matters Podcast 6: Lanark & Real life/Fantasy with Dan Fox
Dan Fox is a writer, musician and filmmaker living in New York, USA. He is the author of two books: Pretentiousness: Why It Matters, and Limbo, both published by Fitzcarraldo Editions. Small Country Eclipse, his most recent album with the band The God in Hackney, is out on Junior Aspirin Records. He is a recipient of an Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for 2021. Music by Scott Twynholm -
April 21, 2021
Gray Matters 5 - Lisa Le Feuvre - Lanark & The City
Lisa Le Feuvre is a curator, writer, editor and the Inaugural Executive Director of the Holt/Smithson Foundation. Music by Scott Twynholm -
April 14, 2021
4 David Hasson
Sorcha Dallas talks to architect and academic David Hasson on the emotive spaces Alasdair Gray created from real and imagined places in ‘ Lanark’. David is currently writing and drawing on the subject of the connections between music, maths literature, philosophy and architecture, in particular, but not only, in the context of cities. At the moment his focus is on Glasgow and the works of Alasdair Gray and Edwin Morgan, and he discusses this project in more detail in this podcast. Music by Scott Twynholm -
March 30, 2021
3 Douglas Erskine
Sorcha Dallas talks to Douglas Erskine, a researcher and writer who is preparing the first critical monograph dedicated to exploring the life and work of Alasdair Gray's great friend, Alan Fletcher (1930-58). Music by Scott Twynholm -
March 12, 2021
2 Mora Rolley
Sorcha talks with Mora Rolley. Music by Scott Twynholm -
February 25, 2021
1 Alan Riach
Sorcha talks with Alan Riach. Music by Scott Twynholm -
February 25, 2021
A brief introduction to the new Gray Matters podcast. Music by Scott Twynholm -
February 22, 2021