Influence with Damian Bradfield
Richard Russell on the Power of Music
Season 4, Ep. 7
In the final episode of season 4, Richard Russell, the English record producer, musician, and owner of the record label XL Recordings, talks to Damian about what makes good music, how he built a different kind of record label, and how to work with the world’s biggest artists.
He also argues that having only one strong skill can be an advantage—and help you do what you love—if you can build a strong team around you.
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Wendy MacNaughton on Positive Social Change with Art
Season 4, Ep. 5
In this episode, the award-winning illustrator and founder of DrawTogether Wendy MacNaughton discusses the power of art. She talks about how her graphic journalism seeks to create policy and social change, how her work teaching kids to make art builds their confidence and creativity, and how drawing and sharing stories brings us closer together. Or, as Wendy says, “Pencils up! Everything is better when we draw together.”Get your free WeTransfer pro account here: we.tl/wendyInfluence is a production of WeTransfer, produced in association with Reasonable Volume.
Thomas Heatherwick on Human-Centered Architecture
Season 4, Ep. 4
In this episode, Damian talks to the renowned English architect Thomas Heatherwick about collaboration, creativity, making spaces that last. Thomas’ approach to architecture is emotional, human, and visceral. His projects unfurl, sprout, and float, delighting and connecting the people they serve. From his limited edition Christmas cards to his dandelion-like UK Pavilion to Google’s brand new Bay View Campus in Mountain View, Thomas and his firm Heatherwick Studio redefine what’s possible.Get your free WeTransfer pro account here: we.tl/thomasInfluence is a production of WeTransfer, produced in association with Reasonable Volume.
Russell Tovey on Art for Everyone
Season 4, Ep. 3
In this episode, the Years and Years actor Russell Tovey shares how he leaned into his love for art. He talks about how his passion grew into a well-loved and well-listened to podcast (Talk Art) and then a contemporary art book of the same name. Damian and Russell also discuss the elitism in the art world and what Russell is doing to make art accessible for everyone. Also: Russell introduces his upcoming documentary about British artist and poet David Robilliard (in partnership with WeTransfer).Get your free WeTransfer pro account here: we.tl/russellInfluence is a production of WeTransfer, produced in association with Reasonable Volume.