9 September 2018

Yayoi Kusama: The Master Of Infinity – Film Review – Isa Freeling

No doubt that when you hear the name Yayoi Kusama, images of the vivid twinkling lights from her infinity Mirror Rooms escape from your memory banks bursting across the inside of your eyelids.

30 September 2016

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Frieze London 2016: Culture Takeover Set To Run You Ragged

This year Frieze is set to be the highlight of the Autumn art season and London does it bigger and better than anywhere else on the planet. As usual, the fair will be showcasing today’s most significant artists across its main and curated sections, this year’s fair brings together more than 160 of the world’s […]

22 May 2015

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Fig2 Week 16 – 20-26 April – Jacopo Miliani (by AJ Dehany)

Each morning during Jacopo Miliani’s week at fig-2 he rearranged the presentation of the light blue fabric rolls suspended from the skylights, and added another bunch of flowers. The idea was to create “a choreographic score as exhibition.” A choreographic score is a set of instructions for dancers. How can an exhibition, a presentation of ‘things’, function as […]

22 May 2015

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Week 15 – 13-19 April – The White Review (by AJ Dehany)

The quarterly White Review publishes photography and art (decide for yourself what and means in that sentence) alongside the usual shorter literary forms from essay to poetry. It is named after and partly inspired by La Revue Blanche, the French art and literary magazine run between 1889 and 1903, which was strongly associated with Marcel Proust in the days before […]

13 March 2015

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Fig-2 Week 8 – Edmund Cook – 23 February-1 March – ‘Enumerators’ (by AJ Dehany)

Week 8 – Edmund Cook – 23 February-1 March – ‘Enumerators’ “The Lumière Brothers were a hundred and twenty years ago! Come on lads, step up..” My companion was not impressed. For Week 8 of fig-2 we’d watched Edmund Cook record a live soundtrack to his short film ‘Enumerators’ in which there is a fictional technology to record people’s thoughts in public space, […]

23 December 2014

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Gustav Klimt’s Woman In Gold Subject Of New Helen Mirren Film

Woman in Gold is a new film starring Helen Mirren based on the restitution of a masterpiece by Gustav Klimt. The American-British drama is directed by Simon Curtis (My Week with Marilyn) and written by Alexi Kaye Campbell. The film also stars Tatiana Maslany, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl, Katie Holmes, Charles Dance and Max Irons. […]

4 April 2014

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Tete-a-tete with Andy Warhol’s ‘Skull’

Sultana Raza at Art Expo New York 2014 4-6 April Exhibited at Basak Malone’s Booth 411, alongwith Andy Warhol’s ‘Skull’, Sultana Raza’s skulls from her HumanTechHybrid series will have an interesting time, giving news of the 21st century, where a lot has changed in terms of the human brain function, and assorted chips in the […]

14 June 2013

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FLOATING CINEMA RETURNS TO LONDON FOR 2013

The Floating Cinema, a 10-week programme of events throughout summer 2013, returns to London’s waterways next month.  The Floating Cinema has been designed by Duggan Morris Architects in partnership with artists and filmmakers Nina Pope and Karen Guthrie (aka Somewhere) and is conceived as a collection of ‘extraordinary cargoes’ placed atop a traditional, industrial canal barge.  The Floating Cinema […]

1 March 2013

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Flatpack Festival returns to Birmingham for 2013

Flatpack Festival returns to Birmingham from 21-31 March 2013, spreading across two weekends for the very first time. Firmly established as one of the most atypical and inventive events in the UK’s cultural and film calendar, Flatpack 2013 looks set to provide the stimulating array of experiential cinematic treats that its growing legion of fans […]

14 February 2013

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KINOTEKA POLISH FILM FESTIVAL LAUNCHES FRANTIC FILMS: A SHORT FILM COMPETITION INSPIRED BY ROMAN POLANSKI

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival and the Polish Cultural Institute have just launched a new nationwide short filmmaking competition inspired by the films of cinematic great, Roman Polanski. So if you think you’ve got the next Chinatown in you, then this could be the opportunity for you! Granted, you probably won’t have the help of Faye Dunnaway and […]

11 September 2012

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MA Fine Art Students in their own words

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3D1eyGODKEw In this film the MA students talk about their work and theirexperience of the course.   MA Fine Art Show 13 – 16 September 2012   City & Guilds of London Art School proudly presents its2012 MA Fine Art Show. 17 students will show their work in the Georgiansurroundings of the School’s historic site […]

10 October 2011

Tacita Dean Unilever Commission 2011 Unveiled At Tate

FILM: a low-tech love letter to the magic of cinema For the twelfth commission in the Tate Modern Unilever Series, and the first to be devoted to the moving image, Tacita Dean has created ‘FILM’ – an homage to analogue film-making and to what is unique in this dying art. With the Tate Modern’s monolithic […]

15 August 2011

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A Short Talk By Matthew Lee Knowles

In this ten minute talk I discuss the importance of a particular aspect of my work, which can be linked clearly to science, philosophy, biology, art, poetry, life and music.   I talk of complexity and of the audible, visual and philosophical in music.  Dotted within are quotations, facts, opinions and suggestions.  It is intended […]

20 March 2011

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Mother, Ma, Mama, Mum, Mummy

She’s the fairest one of them all,She’s the one who gives me light.She is my protector, my advisor, my saviour,The granter of this life… (?) The Short Film Project are seeking powerful and touching short films which examine the depths relating to the sanctuary, perils and complexities of Motherhood.Artistic interpretations will be welcomed before 9th April […]