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The Art of Belonging

What does it mean to belong? Artists, writers and poets explore the human stories behind art and belonging

Mark Rothko, ‘Red on Maroon’ 1959
Mark Rothko
Red on Maroon 1959
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© Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko/DACS 2018

In this episode, we explore what it means to belong. How can art make us feel part of something, how can it help us to connect with ourselves and others? Hear artists, an author and a poet reflect on their experiences of art and belonging.

Featuring Tracey Chevalier, Lubaina Himid, Andrew Mashigo, Anahita Razvani-Rad, John Hegley, and Corey Samuel.

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