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Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie, Steven Isserlis, Amalia Ulman

February 16th, 2016

Episode 1109 of 1338 episodes

Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie discusses the band's new album Chaosmosis and why they have returned to 'immediate' pop songwriting. Cellist Steven Isserlis tells John Wilson about his new recording of the Elgar Cello Concerto, and his fear of performing the complete Bach Cello Suites from memory. Amalia Ulman, the social media-based artist, discusses her work in Performing for the Camera, a new exhibition at Tate Modern in London, which examines the relationship between photography and performance, from the invention of photography in the 19th century to the selfie culture of today. Presenter John Wilson Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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