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Listening to an artistic topic is by no means a piece of cake unless you are a maven of art owing to the fact that there are myriads of special terms in the field, which range from various artefacts to descriptive artistry to emotional expression.
Writer Iain Sinclair meets artist Keggie Carew to talk about her book Dadland.
Before turning to writing, Keggie made a career as a conceptual artist, painting, running a studio space and a shop called"the world the way i want it". Her first book, Dadland, won the 2016 Costa Award for Biography. It describes her long and complex investigation into the life of her father Tom, a World War 2 hero who parachuted behind enemy lines into both France and Burma, set against his decline into dementia towards the end of his life.