One Dress

One Dress

Lucy Tammam  20.11.2016
How much power does one dress have? Image credit Justin Lambert The dress - a symbol of woman - oppression, femininity, frivolity....
Short Circuit

Short Circuit

Amelia Carruthers  16.11.2016
A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to catch 'Short Circuit' on the very last day of the exhibition. Short Circuit is a reassessment of...
Rebel Without A Home

Rebel Without A Home

Mik Scarlet  16.11.2016
Back in the 1980's I did what many had done before me, I left my small town and moved to London to pursue my fortune. I grew up in the...
Music To Unlearn: Social Transformation In Colombia

Music To Unlearn: Social Transformation In Colombia

Cathy Graham  15.11.2016
It was a remarkable time to be in Colombia. Back in October - before the new peace deal between the government and the Farc rebel group...
Be Here Now: Mindfulness And Dance

Be Here Now: Mindfulness And Dance

Lola Maury  8.11.2016
Taking notice of details within life; being curious, observing small gestures and moves happening between bodies, enjoying small moments...
Brexit: Finding A Voice Through Art

Brexit: Finding A Voice Through Art

Molly Waring-Moore  7.11.2016
Art is non-discriminatory, and so anyone can voice their opinion. We might feel at ease Tweeting our feelings but we want to know that...
The Uncomfortable Truth about Disability

The Uncomfortable Truth about Disability

Ruth Gould  3.11.2016
Disability is a word that provokes a range of emotions from across society. At its worst, it immediately stigmatizes and excludes many...
Five Of The Best Art Spaces  In Cuba

Five Of The Best Art Spaces In Cuba

Flo Simpson  2.11.2016
The artwork you are most likely to stumble across in Cuba is the ubiquitous and eye-watering acrylic of an American car. Yet Cuba, both...
How To Make The Most Of Porto In Just One Day

How To Make The Most Of Porto In Just One Day

Julie Dawn Fox  2.11.2016
Like any ancient city, Porto has plenty of variety and is constantly evolving. Traditional grocery stores with drawers of nuts and spices...

Creative Futures In The Land Of Origins

Graham Sheffield  2.11.2016
On 9 October the Ethiopian government declared a state of emergency in the face of widespread protests across the country. There has been...
National Gallery Denies Claims That Matisse Portrait Was Looted By Nazis

National Gallery Denies Claims That Matisse Portrait Was Looted By Nazis

Sarah Ann Harris  29.10.2016
A Matisse masterpiece which is at the heart of a row over ownership is not Nazi looted art, the National Gallery has insisted. The gallery...
We Showed Refugee Children In Calais A Better Side To Europe

We Showed Refugee Children In Calais A Better Side To Europe

Julian Sayarer  28.10.2016
In among the chaos and the dismal conditions of Calais, there were glimmers of a better version of Europe than these Syrians, Afghans,...

Life In The Arts Lane - Week 130 - Prepping And Packing For An Art Fair

Thomas Woodham Smith  24.10.2016
The tension starts to rise a week or so before any fair. No matter how often I exhibit I never can be completely blithe about the process....
Science And Arts

Science And Arts

Deborah Bull  20.10.2016
The data reveals that 52% of those who define themselves as 'sciency' also choose to describe themselves as 'arty', suggesting that many...