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TANK Book Talks: Nisha Ramayya and Eley Williams Listen back to a conversation hosted at TANK as part of our Book Talks series, where poet and lecturer Nisha Ramayya is joined by writer Eley Williams to discuss Nisha’s new collection, States of the Body Produced by Love. Out with Ignota Books, the collection is an evocative and incisive reflection on diasporic identity and how language can be a site of both power and playful conjuration. 
Tina reads “Something More Than Superficial Perfection” by Lamorna Ash Lamorna Ash describes her visit to the SHA Wellness Clinic in Spain’s Sierra Helada mountains, recounting her immersion in the clinic’s rituals of self-transformation and the dilated experience of time they seem to induce.
In conversation with Natasha LennardNatasha Lennard is joined by BBC journalist Razia Iqbal to discuss her latest book Being Numerous: Essays on Non-Fascist life. Published earlier this year by Verso, the book contains a series of pieces ranging from the London riots to the protests at Standing Rock to debating the moral right to euthanasia. Combining an intimate, personable tone with a fierce belief in systemic change, the essays together articulate a vision of what non-fascist living might consist in. This podcast was recorded live during a Book Talk hosted at TANK HQ.
My Dinner with Eva Chenn, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon Carol Lim and Humberto Leon of Opening Ceremony and Kenzo dine with with Eva Chen, the Instagram extraordinaire.
“Children of the Revolution” by Tamsin Blanchard In this episode of the TANK magazine podcast, Tamsin Blanchard examines how fashion is in the midst of a seismic generational shift.
In this episode of the Tank Magazine podcast, Adam Bychawski talks with the rare book dealer and Tank collaborator Carl Williams about eccentric collectors, the earliest experiments with LSD and takes us through some of his wide-ranging ephemera. From trip diaries to wanted posters, Carl Williams has seen (and dealt) it all.
In conversation with Nicole Flattery Writer Nicole Flattery speaks to Natasha Stallard about precarity, purposeful confusion and her debut collection of short stories Show Them a Good Time.
Kapka Kassabova on journeying to Europe’s edges Adam Bychawski speaks to the author and poet Kapka Kassabova about her book Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe (2017). Combining memoir and myth, history and travel, the book is an exploration of the borderlands between Turkey, Greece and Bulgaria, where Kassabova spent her childhood.
In this episode of the TANK Magazine Podcast, Tina, our full time voiceover artist, reads from Lamorna Ash’s piece “Something More Than Superficial Perfection”. In the piece, taken from TANK’s latest winter Travel issue, Ash describes her visit to the SHA Wellness Clinic in Spain’s Sierra Helada mountains, recounting her immersion in the clinic’s rituals of self-transformation and the dilated experience of time they seem to induce.
In this episode of the TANK podcast, Natasha Stallard speaks to American author and critic Lynne Tillman about her latest novel, Men and Apparitions, which was selected by Barbara Epler for TANK's 2018 Summer Reader last year. Tillman is renowned for her technical virtuosity and cutting insight across works of fiction, non-fiction and cultural criticism. Other books in her prolific and versatile oeuvre include Haunted Houses, Motion Sickness, What Would Lynne Tillman Do? and Weird Fucks.
“Food of the Future” by Bee Wilson What became of the dream of a meal in a pill? Bee Wilson traces the strange legacies of the meal replacement.
In conversation with Lynne Tillman Natasha Stallard speaks to American author and critic Lynne Tillman about her latest novel, Men and Apparitions. Tillman, a veteran of the New York literary scene, is renowned for her technical virtuosity and cutting insight across works of fiction, non-fiction and cultural criticism.
Tina reads “Zen and the art of forgetting” by Masoud Golsorkhi Brexit has awoken a very particular very English passive-aggressive nationalism, a sorry beast of tremendous rage, uncertain claim and impossible ambition. Tina reads from Masoud Golsorkhi editor’s letter from the recently launched Cosy issue of TANK, “Zen and the art of forgetting”.
In conversation with Rory Olcayto Since its inception in 1992, Open House has grown to become London’s largest festival of architecture and design, with this year's instalment set to see 800 of the capital’s best buildings open their doors to the public. In this episode of the TANK podcast, Rory Olcayto, chief executive of Open City and Open House, speaks to Matthew Janney about the history of the event, the overlooked architecture of London’s outer-boroughs and some of the highlights of this year’s program. This year’s Open House will run from 21–22 September.
“Erotic Exposure” by Jesse Barron Writer Jesse Barron discusses secrecy, sexuality and the possibility of living a double life in the digital realm.
In conversation with Michael Mack Lili Owen Rowlands speaks to the publisher Michael Mack, the founder of the eponymous publishing house. Over the course of his two-decade long career, Mack has published hundreds of photographic works and helped launch the careers of dozens of talented new photographers and artists through his coveted First Book Award.
In conversation with Joe Kennedy Thomas Roueché speaks to the writer and cultural theorist Joe Kennedy about the generational divide in British politics, reactionary Englishness and the fetishisation of authenticity in our post-liberal age.     
Walking and Talking with Luke Turner As part of TANK's Walking and Talking Podcast Series, Matthew Janney took to the trails and vast expanses of Epping Forest with Luke Turner, where the author speaks about the forest as a divider between city and countryside, the conservation efforts taking place to safeguard its various lifeforms and its role as an inclusive space for all who venture in.
Tina reads “Exit through the sweatshop” by Will Wiles   Tina, TANK’s full-time natural language processing bot, reads from Will Wiles’s piece “Exit through the sweatshop”. In the piece, Wiles surveys the grandiose state-making fantasies of Silicon Valley technologists. While often pitching their ideas as showrooms for the virtues of libertarian governance, it seems that most of the hackers trying to disrupt the nation state might really be driven by baser promises of “chill bros” and “entrepreneurial vibes”.   
In this episode, Justin E.H. Smith reads his essay Party animal: an education in individual expression and the importance of solidarity. Smith is professor of history and philosophy of science at the University of Paris – Denis Diderot. He is also the author of The Philosopher: A History in Six Types and Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy. The text version of this piece is published in the Tank Party issue.
The Gossip Issue: The academic Clare Birchall interrogates the power of gossip to disrupt traditional systems of knowledge.
TANK Book Talks: Ann Pettifor and George Barda Listen back to a conversation between world-leading economist Ann Pettifor and Extinction Rebellion activist George Barda, hosted at TANK as part of our Book Talks series. Co-authoring the Green New Deal in 2008, Ann recently won the Hannah Arendt Prize for Political Thought and regularly works as an advisor to the British Labour Party and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Here, she is joined by George to discuss her new book The Case for the Green New Deal.
Tina reads “Code Breakers” by Peter Lyle Tina, TANK’s full time voiceover artist, reads from “Code Breakers” by Peter Lyle. In the piece, first published in TANK’s Lust in Translation issue, Lyle looks into the glitch ridden world of digital translation. Are the days of human translators numbered, or will translation technology's lack of linguistic nuance continue to be a flaw that's impossible to ignore?
In conversation with James Bridle Natasha Stallard speaks to the artist and writer James Bridle about his new book, New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future and how to live in an increasingly unpredictable world.
In conversation with Lubaina Himid Ismail Einashe speaks to the artist Lubaina Himid about the aftermath of winning the Turner Prize, the importance of addressing Europe’s colonial history and the representation of people of colour in art and beyond. 
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Podcast Details

Started
Sep 28th, 2016
Latest Episode
Mar 20th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
85
Avg. Episode Length
23 minutes
Explicit
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