Novelist and artist Douglas Coupland in conversation with Shumon Basar around Eric Hobsbawm's book, 'Age of Extremes: A History of the Short 20th Century.' Scarrification, Smupid, Homogenised People Units, war, the wacky 90s and Soviet Union amnesia.
Cinematography: Rob Johnston
Editor: Sophia Al Maria
Filmed for HOBSBAWM FORMAT which can be seen here aaschool.ac.uk/VIDEO/lecture.php?ID=2145, part of FORMAT, A Live Magazine, held at the Architectural Association, London. Issue 3 happened 2 - 12 July 2013
Special thanks to Rob, Sophia and Peter Webber