On my latest episode of Matt’s Art Chat, I speak with my friend, Egyptian author Mirna El Mahdy. I met Mirna two years ago at the Cairo International Film Festival two years ago. Shortly after that, I found out that she had published her first novel. This chat was recorded on the eve of the launch of her second published work.
With the new year, I decided to resume my Matt’s Art Chat format, which I experimented with last year. This is a series of recorded phone conversations I have with artists and interesting creative people, many of whom are my friends, from different parts of the world.
I could think of no better person to resume the series with than my friend, British author Matt Jordan, who recently published his new book, New Times.
You can hear/watch our conversation via the player below.
Matt was a good friend of mine from the days when I was in Prague. We had shared many conversations about the arts while there, however, we hadn’t talked for quite some time before this call.
This was another reason why I decided to call Matt for this video podcast, and here we discuss among other things, politics, Brexit, millennials v. boomers, his book and, of course, the arts.