Poet Lemn Sissay discusses his recent visit to Karachi to perform at the Karachi Literature Festival and at The Second Floor (T2F) arts centre.
Lemn Sissay has just visited Karachi to perform at the Karachi Literature Festival and at The Second Floor (T2F) arts centre. While there, he also ran poetry workshops with students at Karachi University, a partner in the Pakistan Calling programme. Interviewed on the beach at Karachi, he discusses his work, audience responses and his time in Karachi.
Lemn was born in Lancashire, England, to Ethiopian parents. He is a poet, playwright, journalist, and presenter working extensively on radio and television. He appears on the Leftfield album Leftism and is an associate artist at the Southbank Centre. His first collection of poetry Tender Fingers In A Clenched Fist was published when he was 20, and his plays have been produced by Contact Theatre and Radio 4. Lemn has just adapted for the stage Benjamin Zephaniah's novel Refugee Boy for The West Yorkshire Playhouse. Visit Lemm Sissay's website.
Footage courtesy of www.dawn.com
Camera and Editor: M. Umar
Interviewer: Sara Faruqi
John McConnell RDI, in conversation with Mike Dempsey RDI about his long career as a leading light in the world of graphic design, his thirty-one years as director of Pentagram Design and the complexity of coordinating large corporate projects.
In the 60th edition of RDInsights, Tom Lloyd RDI takes over the reins to interview Mike Dempsey RDI about his life and work, his love of music, cinema, book cover design, dyslexia, along with his unconventional entrée into the world of graphic design.