Category: art

Stories and our common future

We need shared stories to make sense of the crises brought about by the pandemic, and to kickstart our collective imagination as we navigate our way out.
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Asking the right questions

If their impact is to be real then art and culture need to get out of buildings, and give up their reliance on containment of experience through curation and of access through control.
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Women Artists in London: Comix Creatrix

As recently as January 2016, Franck Bondoux, the director of the Angoulême Festival international de la bande dessinée in France, is on record saying …
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Women Artists in London: Annie Leibovitz

Long post alert! Women artists are predicted to garner more attention this year. Right on cue there is Women: New Portraits, by Annie Leibovitz, …
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Four For Friday (36)

Art is seen by many as unrelated to the grind of our quotidian lives. It sometimes is. But at other times, it encapsulates the …
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Four For Friday -- 2016 in predictions

Welcome to 2016! The curated links today are all about predictions for design, luxury, jewellery, and fashion tech in 2016. “Simplicity will win.. but …
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Four For Friday (32)

I occasionally play a game with my friends, where I rapidly say some words aloud and they respond with the first visual image that …
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Four For Friday (30)

This series took two weeks off due to urgent travels, but we are back now. This week’s readings discuss Purpose and Meaning. Fast Company …
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Four For Friday (29)

The luxury sector is negotiating the tight rope between its traditional exclusivity and the open-all-hours, democratising nature of the web. It is a fascinating …
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Four For Friday (25)

This week marked one year of India’s famous, frugal, successful Mars Orbiter Mission. Aptly enough women in design, science, business, politics, art all caught …
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