Sommer, Palmer & O'Neill




Aired: 7 October 2013 at 6.30pm, BBC Radio 4
Repeated: 13 October 2013 at 12 noon, BBC Radio 4


Curator: Humphrey Ker


Steering Committee: Andrew O'Neill, Amanda Palmer, Professor Volker Sommer

Room Two

 

Donation One: Necropolis Railway Ticket

ANDREW O'NEILL

Women dressing in a masculine way is seen as aspirational whereas men dressing in a feminine way is seen as embarrassing.

 

Donation Two: Living Statues

AMANDA PALMER

For most of human history, musicians, artists, they've been part of the community — connectors and openers, not untouchable stars.

 

Donation Three: 100 Ant Heads

PROFESSOR VOLKER SOMMER

There is gradualism in Nature, and thus we should be against the notion of species-ism in the same manner we are against sexism and racism.