Film and Visual Arts Reaching New Heights in Vietnam - Monitoring the Implementation of the 2005 Convention

Film and Visual Arts Reaching New Heights in Vietnam - Monitoring the Implementation of the 2005 Convention

Salma Zulfiqar  24.04.2016
Reaching out to youth and raising their awareness on UNESCO's 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural...
You're Quoting Shakespeare Every Day - Without Even Knowing It!

You're Quoting Shakespeare Every Day - Without Even Knowing It!

Bill Coles  23.04.2016
Not to lay it on with a trowel, but... when we talk of towers of strength; or sea changes; or pounds of flesh; or pomp and circumstance;...
Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Adam Lee-Potter  23.04.2016
I'm not alone. A new report by the British Council reveals that 34% of the UK can't stand the Bard. So why don't more of us say so? This...
Using Science and the Creative Arts to Enhance Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being

Using Science and the Creative Arts to Enhance Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being

Dr Ramya Mohan  22.04.2016
'Creativity' is applicable to a broad spectrum with Science and Creative art on either end. Where and how the twain meet for the betterment...
Anxiety, The Girl from LA and Me

Anxiety, The Girl from LA and Me

Catherine Lepage  21.04.2016
Thursday evening. I am ready. I am at my table. Sixty illustrators came to showcase their work to people from all around who wish to discover...

Learning Through Culture

Rosy Greenlees  20.04.2016
Ed Vaizey, Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy, is preparing to publish the first White Paper - a policy document that...
Where's Warhol? A Time Travelling Adventure With a Pop Culture Icon

Where's Warhol? A Time Travelling Adventure With a Pop Culture Icon

Catherine Ingram  19.04.2016
Where's Wally is a classic that's fun and tempting to play with. With Where's Warhol, we were lucky: the formula seemed made for him. Warhol's...

The Mask of Anarchy - Paul Wager

Bob Chaundy  17.04.2016
Paul Wager describes himself as a proud Northerner without being a northern fanatic. Most of his sculptures are large constructions built...

Snapshot of the Poet in the Portrait

Phil Brown  16.04.2016
Benjamin Sullivan's recent BP Award-nominated portrait of Hugo Williams is a powerful thing. It stirs memories in me of my experiences...

Fashion Provocateurs: The New Photographer Making The Personal Political

Lou Mensah  13.04.2016
Then there are images that draw us in, over and above aesthetics. I wondered how the new generation of photographers, those with a timely...

Nothing to Learn From the Culture White Paper

Nigel Carrington  13.04.2016
What does this mean? In the current climate, any government commitment to culture is an achievement. But the narrowness of that commitment...
Six-Year-Old Girls in Jordan's Za'atari Refugee Camp Draw Tanks, Soldiers and Blood

Six-Year-Old Girls in Jordan's Za'atari Refugee Camp Draw Tanks, Soldiers and Blood

Jaz O'Hara  12.04.2016
We woke up early for the two hour drive from the city, into the midst of the desert, and there it was... Barbed wire, security and dust;...

Review: Conceptual Art 1964-1979, Tate Britain

Victoria Sadler  11.04.2016
With its focus on British artists in the 1960s and 1970s, Conceptual Art in Britain 1964-1979 at Tate Britain sets out to demonstrate...
Six Things That Happen When You're an Erotic Fiction Writer

Six Things That Happen When You're an Erotic Fiction Writer

Chrissy Chittenden  11.04.2016
Six things that happen when you open up about being a budding erotic fiction writer. 1. Everyone turns into a schoolboy. You don't quite...