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Exhibition review: Bowie / Collector

David Bowie was forever reinventing himself. He would shake up and reconfigure his approach to fashion and music all the time, as a matter of course. He was like a living work of art. Its no surprise then that he was a formidable and prolific art collector. In November, the prestigious Sotheby’s auction house are […]

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Exhibition review: Spirit Drawings

The Victorians were obsessed with spirits and the dead. They held seances to try and communicate with lost loved ones, and took pictures with ghostly apparitions in them. They even photographed the bodies of those who had passed away, propping them up in poses to make it appear as if they were still animate. These […]

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Exhibition review: SØLV

It’s daylight, but dark inside a private members club in Soho. There’s a heavy, brooding atmosphere, as if in a haunted mansion. People shuffle about, soaking in the curious artwork that is all around them. Saxophonist Karl Vogel is playing an avant garde piece he’s composed especially for the occasion… SØLV (Danish for silver), was […]

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Exhibition review: Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers

It is often said that travel broadens the mind. Visiting far flung places will lead to knowledge and wisdom unobtainable at home. But a new exhibition at the Barbican challenges this idea. Strange and Familiar documents British life from the enlightening perspective of 23 non-British photographers. It will expand the parameters of your consciousness by […]

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Exhibition review: Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr

A lot goes on behind the scenes in London’s Square Mile. There’s a whole calendar of traditions and ceremonies, involving people in long established positions most of us have never heard of. As London’s photographer-in-residence since 2013, Martin Parr has been granted special access to the characters and events invested in this world. The result […]

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Sexual health vox pop

A short vox pop video and improvised spoken word poem

A short vox pop video on the complex nature of domestic...