In the Studio

BBC World Service
20 April 2021

Edmund de Waal at wheel4

In The Studio follows Edmund de Waal as he creates new site-specific work for the Musée Nissim de Camondo, Paris. Listen again here.

Edmund de Waal guides us through his creative response to the haunting history of the Camondo family, the last of whom were killed at Auschwitz. Edwina Pitman follows him in his studio as he works on a multi-faceted installation for a unique setting, navigates the challenges of creating during lockdown and grapples with the notions of what it means to create a fitting memorial.

Photography: Ben McKee