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Philip Clairmont Part 2 by Rachel Power & Martin Edmond (1)

“There was an ardent quality about Phil….I understood that ardent heart. I always understood that”

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Full Episode / 01:13:06

In This Episode

FIRST HALF:  The Cultural Icons two-part Clairmont programme presents part two with Rachel Power, activist, artist, partner of the late Philip Clairmont and mother of Orlando Clairmont.  Rachel is interviewed by Martin Edmond, noted NZ novelist, essayist and author of 'The Resurrection of Philip Clairmont’ (1999). 

With eloquence and warmth the two converse for a total of two hours (split into two programmes), discussing Philip Clairmont’s work, his life, the stigma of suicide, and a great deal more. 

Audio only. For the second half of this programme please click here.

Image:  Our Lady of the Flowers by Philip Clairmont