Listen to Will Self’s contribution to this BBC4 programme about the birth of modern art here (starts at the 21min mark and is available until May 29).
Will Self is one of the contributors to Tales of Winter: The Art of Snow and Ice on BBC4 tomorrow night at 9pm, talking about Breugel’s Hunters in the Snow.
Will is going to be on the Question Time panel in Bristol this Thursday on BBC1 at 10.35pm with Justine Greening MP, secretary of state for international development, Stella Creasy MP, shadow home office minister, Lord Bilimoria, founder of Cobra Beer; and Peter Hitchens.
Will Self discusses a range of issues provoked by his digital essay Kafka’s Wound at thespace.lrb.co.uk with Nicholas Spice and Helen Jeffrey from the London Review of Books, and Dan Franklin, Digital Publisher at Random House.
Is this unique digital essay a proto-form for a new type of deeper engagement with long form content on the web? What can modernism tell us about the digital storm sweeping through our world? How might collaborative digital authorship move forward? What next?
Will Self is going to be part of a panel discussion about physics and cosmology at the Royal Society tonight with Stephen Hawking, Dara O Briain, Athene Donald, Martin Rees and Adam Rutherford. To follow the debate, go to @DiscoveryUK or follow the hashtag #StephenHawking on Twitter.
Stephen Hawking’s three-part series Grand Design begins on September 13 on the Discovery channel.
Watch Will Self tonight at 11.10pm on A Short History of Everything Else on Channel 4.
Will Self is going to be a guest on This Week tonight on BBC1 at 11.35pm talking about stigma in relation to gay marriage and child sex grooming.
Fun interview between Will Self and David Tennant in the Evening Standard about Will’s short story The Minor Character, which has been turned into a short film on Sky Arts, and which stars David Tennant as “Will”, 12 April, 9pm on Sky Arts 1 (sky.com/arts).