Arthur Kay, Entrepreneur and architect, London, 30
► R. Buckminster Fuller
The American architect said “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” According to this, Bio-bean, my company, recycles waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels, making landfill obsolete.
► The Lobster
I loved the recent film by Yorgos Lanthimos. In a similar way, it challenges our existing reality.
Lia Giraud, Artist, Paris
► My American Uncle
This film by Alain Resnais takes a close and critical look at the peculiarity of human behaviour. It perfectly blends the scientific theories of neurobiologist Henri Laborit and the fiction of cinematic storytelling.
► Les épaules de Darwin
Jean-Claude Ameisen’s voice on this France-Inter radio show is as stimulating as it is soothing. It’s a hypnotising programme with many fascinating references that come together in a well-crafted narrative.