Broadcaster Mark Wigmore hosts the new podcast, "Art at the End of the World". Enjoy long-form conversations with fascinating personalities who have helped to shape culture, while learning how they work within, and interpret our changing times. Artists, entertainers, and innovators speak to their life experience and craft while reflecting on what it is to make and curate art in the current political and cultural climate. Season 2 will welcome neo-classical phenomenon Alexandra Streliski, filmmaker Robert Lantos, Theatre groundbreakers Chris Abraham & Weyni Mengesha, documentarian Alan Zweig, and many more. Get to know the artists and thinkers helping to shape culture, and find out how they create and reflect, here at the end.
Pianist and composer, Alexandra Stréliski speaks to Mark about her cinematic sound, her deep emotional connection with her fans, and her award-winning and chart topping neoclassical recording, Inscape.
Remix - Karen Robinson
From Stratford to Schitt's Creek: Actress Karen Robinson speaks to Mark about her varied career on stage and screen.
Chris Abraham, Crow's Theatre Artistic Director
Crow's Theatre Artistic and General Director, Chris Abraham, speaks to Mark about Julius Caesar, moving the needle with theatre, and his vision for one of the most celebrated Theatres in Toronto.
Remix - Cameron Bailey, Tiff Co-Head
Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Artistic Director and Co-Head Cameron Bailey speaks to Mark about his history with film and his ideas for the future of the genre.
World-renowned filmmaker and producer Robert Lantos speaks to Mark about 5 decades of movie making, his inventive path to becoming an Oscar and Golden Globe-nominated cinematic force, why he believes Superheroes are the enemy, and his passion for his latest project, The Song of Names.
Remix - Howard Shore, Oscar Winning Composer
From "Lord of the Rings" and "Gangs of New York" to "Lighthouse" and "Saturday Night Live": Legendary Toronto-born film composer Howard Shore reflects on a life in music.
I love it!!! Mark is a great host not only in the Podcast, but also on the Radio!! Will there be a season 3??
Art at the end... amazing premise
Well done! The world needed this podcast for so many reasons. It’s time to make sense of what’s going on from the creators themselves. What are they experiencing? What are their solutions? Can’t wait to hear the rest of the episodes.