BBC Radio 3, The Essay, Head in the Clouds:

1/ 5 The Nebular Turn   Read on Monday, 23 February 2009

Mark Dorrian on the influence of the cloud as a metaphor and a vehicle for meaning.

Head in the Clouds – BBC 3 radio essays, 2009

Read by Mark Dorrian, Esther Leslie, Steve Connor, Robert Harbison.


2/5  A Rent in the Cloud   Read on Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Architectural historian Robert Harbison on the interest in clouds in the baroque period.

3/5 Dark Clouds    Read on Wednesday, 25 February 2009

Cultural historian Steve Connor on the depiction of clouds in the popular imagination.

4/5  Thought-Cloud   Read on Thursday, 26 February 2009

Writer, critic and translator Esther Leslie examines the image of the clouds.

5/5  Constructing Clouds   Read on Friday, 27 February 2009

Architect, writer and theorist Mark Dorrian on the fascination with cloud-like buildings.

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