Episode 43: Pip Adam My Favourite Cindy – Bobby and Cindi

This is me reading a response I wrote as part of the City Gallery Wellington, Tuatara Open Late – My Favourite Cindy that was held on 2 February, 2017

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From Bobby and Cindi – Other People’s Photographs: Cindy Sherman’s Found Albums and Scrapbooks.

My Favourite Cindy has been a series of quick-fire talks by a variety of people about their favourite works from Cindy Sherman a major exhibition of Sherman’s photography since 2000, the moment where she returned to photographing herself after a decade of wilful absenteeism from her own work.

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From Bobby and Cindi – Other People’s Photographs: Cindy Sherman’s Found Albums and Scrapbooks.

This episode includes sound recordings by Freesound user Syna-Max licensed under Creative Commons.

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Episode 43: Pip Adam My Favourite Cindy – Bobby and Cindi

Episode 42: Danyl Mclauchlan and Pip Adam talk about Time Travel: A History by James Gleick

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In this episode Pip Adam talks with Danyl Mclauchlan about James Gleick’s Time Travel: A History

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Danyl has written two novels, Unspeakable Secrets of the Aro Valley and Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley both published by Victoria University Press.

During this podcast we talk about Danyl’s essays that appear on the The Spinoff you can read them here

The book I cannot remember at the end of this podcast is How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu

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Episode 42: Danyl Mclauchlan and Pip Adam talk about Time Travel: A History by James Gleick

Episode 41: Rachel O’Neill and Pip Adam talk about The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

In this, our last episode for 2016, Rachel O’Neill and Pip Adam talk about Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts

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Rachel is amazing. You can read and see her amazingness on her website here

If you enjoyed listening to people talk about The Argonauts you might be interested in the Book Club being run as part of the Tuatara Open Late event at City Gallery Wellington next week

This episode includes music by Akashic Records which was licensed under Creative Commons and made available from Jamendo Music

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Episode 41: Rachel O’Neill and Pip Adam talk about The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

Episode 40: Starling

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Starling is an online literary journal showcasing the best new poetry and prose from young New Zealand writers.

As part of LitCrawl this Saturday (12 November 2016) Starling will be presenting Open Hearts: New Writing from Starling.

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Image: RŪAUMOKO by Miriama Grace-Smith

To celebrate this we spoke with Founder/Editor and writer, Louise Wallace, and Co-Editor and writer Francis Cooke.

This episode also includes readings from:

Sophie van Waardenberg

Claudia Jardine

Nina Powles

Rebecca Hawkes

Sharon Lam

Lily Ng

This episode includes sounds released under Creative Commons licenses from Freesound.org

Thanks to Freesound users: spoonbender

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Episode 40: Starling

Episode 39: Helen Lehndorf and Pip Adam talk about Sketchbooks by Derek Jarman

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Helen Lehndorf

In this episode I talk to Helen Lehndorf.

Helen is a poet. Her book The Comforter is published by Seraph Press

She she has just release her new book,  Write to the Centre with Haranui Press

I got together with Helen to talk about Sketchbooks a book about the visual journals of Derek Jarman.

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Helen’s friend the amazing artist/writer/designer Sarah Laing created this amazing image of Helen in the arms of Derek Jarman

You can read more about Helen here including a great post about her journals.

You can see Derek Jarman’s music videos for The Smiths here and here

And here is Sarah Laing’s website, which is awesome and includes an awesome post about Helen and her new book.

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Episode 39: Helen Lehndorf and Pip Adam talk about Sketchbooks by Derek Jarman

Episode 38: Lee Posna and Pip Adam talk about Arboretum

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Lee Posna’s collection of poetry Arboretum  will be launched on 17 October at 17 Tory Street at 6pm by FIR Press which you can read about here

Lee’s work has appeared previously published by Compound Press and in the journal Minarets

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Lee Posna

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Episode 37: Sugar Magnolia Wilson and Pip Adam talk about Chasing Great: Richie McCaw

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Sugar Magnolia Wilson is an amazing poet and you can read one of her poems here

She is also one of the editors of Sweet Mammalian

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Sugar and I got together to talk about Chasing Great a recent biopic about Richie McCaw one of our most successful All Black captains.

This episode includes music by Brent McIntyre. You can listen to more of Brent’s music on Soundcloud

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Episode 37: Sugar Magnolia Wilson and Pip Adam talk about Chasing Great: Richie McCaw