Venice Biennale 2022

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[SOURCE: https://www.forbes.com/sites/joanneshurvell/2022/04/26/venice-biennale-2022-top-eighteen-highlights/?sh=56518a863e41] The Venice Biennale, often described as the Olympics of the art world, can be a gruelling experience as there’s so much to see and experience. This year’s main exhibition features 213 artists from […]

MetaVerse could reshape fashion

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[SOURCE: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/extreme-fashion-metaverse] In 2020, London-based fashion designer Scarlett Yang created a garment that looked like glass, changed texture in response to temperature and weather, and dissolved if you left it in water. This wasn’t a […]

Venice Biennale 2022: Sonia Boyce British Afro-Caribbean visual artist

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[SOURCE: https://uk.news.yahoo.com/sonia-boyce-simone-leigh-why-105800912.html] ‘Black Women Reign Victorious’ is the headline on ARTNews and I honestly might get that as a tattoo (all caps, of course!) because it is perfection. For the first time in history, both […]

First Brazil Carnival 2022 After Pandemic

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[SOURCE: https://www.africanews.com/2022/04/25/rio-carnival-celebrates-brazil-s-african-roots-after-two-year-years-of-waiting/] Giant elephants on majestic floats, baobabs, black superheroes: the parades of the Rio carnival ended Sunday, celebrating the African roots of Brazil. Beija-Flor and Salgueiros samba schools staged a parade for the first […]

UK Theatre 2022 Cautious Optimism

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[SOURCE: https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/audience-optimism-for-2022-doubled-in-january–research] Audience optimism that 2022 will see an end to all Covid restrictions has seen a dramatic increase, with the proportion of theatregoers feeling hopeful doubling in January compared to Christmas, according to data. […]

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In the Black Fantastic, 29th June, Hayward

[SOURCE: https://martincid.com/en/2022/02/22/opening-in-june-in-the-black-fantastic-at-the-hayward-gallery/] From 29 June to 18 September 2022, the Hayward Gallery will present In the Black Fantastic, the UK’s first major exhibition dedicated to the work of Black artists who use fantastical elements to […]

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Bafta TV Awards 2021: Winners and nominees in full

SOURCE: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-56903795 Here is the list of winners and nominees in the main categories at this year’s Bafta Television Awards, which were held on Sunday. Leading actress WINNER: Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You – BBC […]

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Where will innovation in architecture come from next?

SOURCE: https://www.archpaper.com/2020/07/material-innovation-in-architecture-come-from-next/ Now more than ever, architecture is in need of innovation. The pandemic has made us fundamentally rethink the functioning of our cities, public spaces, buildings, and homes. Meanwhile, the recent Black Lives Matter and racial justice protests […]

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Food forever, 21 May, Kew

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[SOURCE: https://www.kew.org/about-us/press-media/food-forever-future-of-food] From Saturday 21 May to Sunday 18 September 2022 Kew’s exciting 2022 summer programme shines a light on the fragile future of foodFood Forever to explore how the food choices we make impact [...]

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  • Culture

    Venice Biennale 2022

    [SOURCE: https://www.forbes.com/sites/joanneshurvell/2022/04/26/venice-biennale-2022-top-eighteen-highlights/?sh=56518a863e41] The Venice Biennale, often described as the Olympics of the art world, can be a gruelling experience as there’s so much to see and experience. This year’s main exhibition features 213 artists from [...]
  • Culture

    MetaVerse could reshape fashion

    [SOURCE: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/extreme-fashion-metaverse] In 2020, London-based fashion designer Scarlett Yang created a garment that looked like glass, changed texture in response to temperature and weather, and dissolved if you left it in water. This wasn’t a [...]
  • Culture

    First Brazil Carnival 2022 After Pandemic

    [SOURCE: https://www.africanews.com/2022/04/25/rio-carnival-celebrates-brazil-s-african-roots-after-two-year-years-of-waiting/] Giant elephants on majestic floats, baobabs, black superheroes: the parades of the Rio carnival ended Sunday, celebrating the African roots of Brazil. Beija-Flor and Salgueiros samba schools staged a parade for the first [...]
  • Culture

    UK Theatre 2022 Cautious Optimism

    [SOURCE: https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/audience-optimism-for-2022-doubled-in-january–research] Audience optimism that 2022 will see an end to all Covid restrictions has seen a dramatic increase, with the proportion of theatregoers feeling hopeful doubling in January compared to Christmas, according to data. [...]
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Venice Biennale 2022

[SOURCE: https://www.forbes.com/sites/joanneshurvell/2022/04/26/venice-biennale-2022-top-eighteen-highlights/?sh=56518a863e41] The Venice Biennale, often described as the Olympics of the art world, can be a gruelling experience as there’s so much to see and experience. This year’s main exhibition features 213 artists from […]