How does the USA look to an outsider? FInd out in Grayson Perry’s Big American Road Trip
Turner prize-winning artist turned critically-acclaimed broadcaster Grayson Perry takes to the road to observe a nation in transition.
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Award-winning artist and broadcaster Grayson Perry roars across the south, east and Midwest of America on a spectacular multi-coloured Harley Davidson on a mission to meet people from both sides of the racial divide in this BBC art and travel documentary.
As the genial Grayson investigates the Land of the Free’s deepening cultural and political fault-lines, he doesn’t only cover the miles, he also gets to grips with a multitude of thorny issues from class and economic divisions to identity politics.
He’s committed to travelling the nation to record the disparate viewpoints of a cross-section of its citizens including talking to young black professionals in Atlanta and farmers in Wisconsin. But how will Grayson come up with a unifying artwork which channels the real-life experience of a hugely-divided America?
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