All posts tagged Art

The National Theatre is making the bard accessible for children – before schools spoil all of the magic.

‘A sad tale’s best for winter: I have one of sprites and goblins.’ The Winters Tale is a classic Shakespearean play and the amazing actors and crew at the National […]

Exclusive Artist Interview with Katrin Fridriks @ JD Malat Gallery

Ahead of the ‘Meet the Artist’ session (which is open to the public) on Friday the 8th March from 4-6pm at JD Malat Gallery, I had the opportunity to speak […]

Perplexing Times: Rising Xenophobia and Turbo-Capitalism

This is a poem that reflects on our present political climate, characterized by rising xenophobia and uncertainty, and considers how we can respond to this. I am not trying to […]

A Clockwork Orange: Artistic Triumph and Sexual Perversion

It has been a whole forty-six years since the release of Kubrick’s sensationally violent film, A Clock Orange, which was based upon Burgess’ novel of the same name. The tale […]

Aestheticism and Moralism in Modern Media

The combined release of Joe Berlinger’s film and documentary series about the serial killer Ted Bundy, with the latter being released on the thirtieth anniversary of his execution, have elicited […]

Bahrain Art Week: the Middle East and Contemporary Art

A region not historically known for its contemporary art, the Gulf States have endeavoured, quite successfully, to make a name for themselves in the past few years. The opening of […]

The Southwark Experience

To me, the epitome of culture is going to see a small-scale show in an intimate setting with a belly full of wholesome street food – and Southwark delivers exactly […]

5 Unmissable Cultural Centres in Madrid  

Art exhibitions, concerts, quirky cafes, study spaces and gift shops: these cultural centres have it all; and what’s more, they’re usually free. Spain has made an effort to accommodate the vast number […]

Art is Money and Money is Art

Art and money seem oxymoronic, but you can’t have one without the other. It’s no mystery that art is typically thought of as an opulent hobby for the rich, and […]