6 Architects: Building in New York

Six celebrated architects, including Bjarke Ingels, Liz Diller and Daniel Libeskind, here talk about what it’s like to build architecture that both matters and works in the iconic city of New York – from Ground Zero to The High Line.

Daniel Kehlmann: On Facing the Blank Page

“Filling the blank page is agony.” The German literary “wunderkind” Daniel Kehlmann, author of the international bestseller ‘Measuring the World’, puts it thus clearly in this interview on the difficult beginning of a novel.

Umberto Eco: Advice to the Young

Best-selling Italian novelist Umberto Eco here advises aspiring writers not to take themselves too seriously, but to go step by step and remember that: “You’re 10 per cent inspiration and 90 per cent perspiration.”

Kenneth Goldsmith: Poetry in a Newspaper

Meet the playful American poet Kenneth Goldsmith, who demonstrates how poetry is all around us - you just need to open your eyes to it, the way Goldsmith does in this video.