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ARTISTIC MINDS: A Genesis Foundation Podcast

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In the lead up to the Genesis Foundation's 20th anniversary in 2021, ARTISTIC MINDS will share twenty episodes of conversations between leading figures in the world of arts and culture, including theatre, visual art and classical music. Presented and produced by broadcaster James Jolly.

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In the lead up to the Genesis Foundation's 20th anniversary in 2021, ARTISTIC MINDS will share twenty episodes of conversations between leading figures in the world of arts and culture, including theatre, visual art and classical music. Presented and produced by broadcaster James Jolly.

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ARTISTIC MINDS: A Genesis Foundation Podcast

Latest release on Oct 20, 2020

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In the lead up to the Genesis Foundation's 20th anniversary in 2021, ARTISTIC MINDS will share twenty episodes of conversations between leading figures in the world of arts and culture, including theatre, visual art and classical music. Presented and produced by broadcaster James Jolly.

Sir Simon Rattle & The Lord Mayor of the City of London on navigating the challenges of Covid-19 in the creative sector and cultivating a diverse generation of artistic talent

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As part of a series of cultural events to celebrate arts and culture in the City of London, hosted by the Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman William Russell and the Genesis Foundation and chaired by James Jolly, Sir Simon Rattle and the Lord Mayor came together for a cultural conversation. They discussed the impact of Covid-19 on the classical music industry, the resilience and proactivity of the London Symphony Orchestra and Berlin Philharmonic, and how the LSO's East London Academy is nurturing a new generation of artistic talent that looks more like London. 

Oct 20 2020

36mins

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David Lan & Roger Robinson on the trials and tribulations of writing and diversifying theatre

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Playwright, producer and writer David Lan launched the Genesis Directors' Network, Future Directors Award and Fellowship while he was Artistic Director of the Young Vic. He speaks to poet and educator Roger Robinson whose collection of poems, A Portable Paradise won the both TS Eliot Poetry Prize in 2019, they speak about a sense of place, positive action and whether or not it is possible to transcend one's own experience of the world.

Jul 16 2020

26mins

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Rupert Goold and James Graham on the importance of theatre and what it takes to write "big plays"

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The seventh podcast in the series features a conversation between Rupert Goold, Artistic director of the Almeida Theatre, and James Graham, playwright. For this second episode recorded mid-lockdown, the pair ask the timely question: "What does it do, a play?" They discuss the importance of theatre as an artform, and the need for artists to be supported in order to write big plays. 

The Genesis Podcast Series is being produced in the run-up to the Genesis Foundation’s 20th anniversary, and consists of conversations between artists and thought leaders presented by broadcaster James Jolly.

Jun 11 2020

26mins

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Kwame Kwei-Armah and Sir David Adjaye on reinvention, revolution and homecoming mid-lockdown

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The sixth podcast in the series features a conversation between Kwame Kwei-Armah, Artistic director of the Young Vic Theatre, and Sir David Adjaye, architect. For this first episode recorded mid-lockdown, the pair discuss the importance of reinvention to build the art of tomorrow, the idea of homecoming and of knowing where you come from to know where to go next. 

The Genesis Podcast Series is being produced in the run-up to the Genesis Foundation’s 20th anniversary, and consists of conversations between artists and thought leaders presented by broadcaster James Jolly.

May 11 2020

29mins

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Rebecca Salter and Barry Smale on building-up one's resilience as an artist and how to navigate rejection

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The fifth podcast in the series features a conversation between Rebecca Salter, President of the Royal Academy of Arts, and Barry Smale, psychotherapist, trauma specialist and lecturer. Focusing on resilience, the pair discuss the programme Salter is starting at the Royal Academy with her Genesis Prize award.

The Genesis Podcast Series is being produced in the run-up to the Genesis Foundation’s 20th anniversary, and consists of conversations between artists and thought leaders presented by broadcaster James Jolly.

Mar 25 2020

26mins

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Alexander Armstrong and Harry Christophers on the benefits of singing and the future of choral music

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One of the musicians who has been supported by the Genesis Foundation is the conductor Harry Christophers, whose choir The Sixteen he founded in 1977 and which he has built into one of the UK’s finest choirs performing and recording music commissioned by the Genesis Foundation. In this Genesis Foundation podcast, Harry was joined by the actor, broadcaster and singer Alexander Armstrong, and they discovered they were both choristers in their youth. They go on to discuss the benefits and joys of singing choral music, especially from a young age, and the necessity to nurture the next generation of choral singers and composers.

The Genesis Podcast Series is being produced in the run-up to the Genesis Foundation’s 20th anniversary, and consists of conversations between artists and thought leaders presented by broadcaster James Jolly.

Jan 29 2020

24mins

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Grayson Perry and Hadrian Garrard on why it's important that artistic creation is rooted in community and affordable art

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In this Genesis 20 podcast the artist Grayson Perry is in conversation with Hadrian Garrard, who received the Genesis Foundation’s Genesis Prize in 2016 for his work as Director of Create London, the award-winning organisation that roots artists in their communities, drawing a sustainable model for artistic creation and funding within local groups. Grayson Perry is working with the architectural practice APPARATA on an affordable housing scheme with integrated studios for artists in Barking in East London, a scheme being driven by Create London, of which Perry is an associate.

For more information on the Genesis Foundation, click here.

Dec 11 2019

26mins

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Sir James MacMillan and Cardinal Vincent Nichols on the Holy Spirit and MacMillan's Fifth Symphony

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Sir James MacMillan and Cardinal Vincent Nichols discuss the Holy Spirit and MacMillan's Fifth Symphony. Presented by James Jolly. 

For more information on Sir James MacMillan's work with the Genesis Foundation, click here

www.genesisfoundation.org.uk

Jul 29 2019

25mins

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John Studzinski CBE and Jan Dalley on the ethics of philanthropy and nurturing artistic leadership

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John Studzinski, Founder and Chairman of the Genesis Foundation and Jan Dalley, Arts Editor of the Financial Times discuss philanthropy.

https://genesisfoundation.org.uk/

Jul 29 2019

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