Review: We Can See it From Here

Review: We Can See it From Here

‘We Can See it From Here’, dir. Abigail Butler and Bella Riza Work in Development – First Bite Production at Ovalhouse A screen is set-up…

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Detroit? Ah Divin’t Think So, Pet!

Detroit? Ah Divin’t Think So, Pet!

Earlier this month The Guardian published a news article by Andy Beckett titled ‘The north-east of England, the new Detroit?’ about the troubles facing the north-east…

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British Indifference: Democracy and Virtual Space

British Indifference: Democracy and Virtual Space

“A person under surveillance is no longer free; a society under surveillance is no longer a democracy. To maintain any validity, our democratic rights must…

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Revisiting William Morris in the company of David Mabb

Revisiting William Morris in the company of David Mabb

William Morris: 19th century founder of the Arts and Crafts Movement, designer and founder of Morris & Co, poet, writer, socialist. David Mabb: artist and…

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The Worst Journalist in the World

The Worst Journalist in the World

Without my knowledge I once interviewed a former prostitute who now owns a Bed and Breakfast in Amsterdam. My editor at the time emailed me…

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Art Activism = Art as Protest

Art Activism = Art as Protest

Be the change you want to see, And let the world see what you see. So you’re fed up with the government, cuts to the…

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Eva Hesse, 1965

‘Eva Hesse,1965′, Off The Wall

(This article was originally written for, and published by, Yale University Press) Eva Hesse (1936 – 1970) was a Jewish German-born American sculptor and artist,…

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I Fuck Less When I Fag Up

I Fuck Less When I Fag Up

There’s a weird way in which, despite having a vast and rarely mitigated love for myself, I think I must secretly hate myself for being…

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ARMED WITH PAINT, RHYME AND SILKSCREENS

ARMED WITH PAINT, RHYME AND SILKSCREENS

‘So the carnage is risen in savage old carnival Britain’ from Savage Old Carnival Britain by Teej The August Riots may now feel like a…

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Unpaid Internships: A Rungless Ladder

Unpaid Internships: A Rungless Ladder

Scrolling through job website after job website, my heart repeatedly jumps then falls at the number of seemingly desirable positions next to the bracketed words;…

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