Monday, 22 May 2017

Sat 27 May - EMPIREII: Venice, the Biennale and the British Fringe

Glenn Fitzy Fitzgerald and Gzillion Artist are two of over hundred international artists taking part in Empire II, an artist led video project on the age of anxiety curated by Vanya Balogh and devised for the 57th La Biennale Di Venezia. Having premiered in Brussels, the exhibition now is established adjacent to the Giardini and is open to visitors. Fitzy and Gzillion share their impressions of the multiple works and the experience of being a participating artist in the vernissage of the Biennale. Resonance FM supports Empire 2 as a media partner.



Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Sat 20 May - ALESSANDRA GENUALDO: Illustration, women and European cinema

Discussing Italian illustration, art-cinema, French films and women drawing women. Collaborations, freelancing, working in gouache and other materials plus the potential of cinema to invigorate illustration with implied narrative and scene-making.

Listen Again - Alessandra Genualdo - illustration and European art cinema 

Sunday, 7 May 2017

Sat 13 May - Venice, Biennale and Empire 2: THE BRITISH FRINGE

Montague Armstrong report from Venice from the artist-led satellite project EMPIREII on the fringe of the Biennale. EMPIREII is a series of films on the Age of Anxiety curated by Vanya Balogh. Empire II screens will confront us with ideas on climate change, politics of attrition, immigration, narcissism, sex, despair, loss of identity, addiction, violence, false economics, digital rape, cyber crime, space travel, pollution, death, consumerism and changing theoretical science (what is coming?).

postponed due to technical difficulties in Venice!

Sunday, 30 April 2017

Sat 6 May - IN IT FOR THE LONG HAUL: Oxford, Lyric Poetry and Music

Poet Alan Buckley (Shiver/The Long Haul) discusses the creative life of Oxford outside the university and how the town is part of literary and historical imagination stretching beyond a world of privilege. Readings, news improvisation, guest music from the Oxford scene.

Listen Again - Alan Buckley - poetry and Oxford 

Monday, 24 April 2017

Sat 29 April - STREET SONG AND SATIRE: Lancashire Cuckolds and Enchanted Chamber Pots

Leafing through the pages of street song, pastiche. The creative undercurrent of politics and cultural life that bred alongside rats and fleas in the taverns and open spaces. Investigating the popular enthusiasm for narrative and comedy lyric and their heyday in the seventeenth century. With musical guests Matt Scott and his accordion.

Listen Again - Broadside Ballads - Street Song and Satire with Matt Scott

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Sat 22 April - DAINAS, MUSIC AND DREAMS - Composers from Latvia

Artists Elizabete Balcus, Sabine Moore aka Waterflower and Richard Thompson discuss song, baroque pop, dream and noise-making from a Baltic perspective. Traditions of poetry and nature worship and how these interweave with contemporary art.


Listen Again - Latvian Song with Elizabete Balcus and Sabine Moore / Waterflower

Sunday, 9 April 2017

Sat 15 April - AUTHORITY IDENTITY AND CONFLICT: Making Music and Video with Mary Ocher


Mary Ocher talks music, video and politics following her live performance for the Hello Goodbye Show. Mary is currently on tour in the UK. Her recent album 'The West Against the People' is out on Klanbgad and features an essay elaborating on the themes of the album and analysing the current sociopolitical climate. Plus a live studio composition engineered by Ilia Rogatchevski