Decimation of School Arts Impacting on Science and Medicine

Education charity the Edge Foundation calls for dramatic changes to the current national curriculum, arguing that creativity should be at the heart of all learning....

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TRA: Now?

Now Satirical Saturday Cartoon on Art by Alex Brenchley 2018...

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Tyranny of the Beat Pt. II

Imagine how free and relieved we might feel if, just for a time, we could lose the ticking clock and there was no pulse haunting us?...

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Theatre Programmers Called Out For Racism

Claiming that it is too much of a risk to programme work by black artists is often simply an excuse for racism, a new report argues....

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The Tyranny of the Beat Pt. I

Much is made of the speed of musical evolution, the idea that the walls have exploded and we can see through into near-unlimited possibility… It’s a lie....

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Putting the Mind in Touch with Reality

Research finds that the possible origins of tactile fact-checking, in everyday life or in compulsive disorders, comes from the specific kind of reassurance that touch gives....

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Body / Machine Augmentation

Stelarc: Engineering the interface...

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Sculpture and expression

Sarah Sitkin: Bodies in decline, bodies at rest...

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TRA: Don’t hate the player

Don't hate the player: Satirical Saturday Cartoon on Art by Alex Brenchley 2018...

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The Neurobiology of Social Aggression

Research shows signalling mechanism in the brain shapes social behaviour, with implications for understanding social hierarchy, bullying and aggression. ...

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Ashley McBryde Wears Her Heart On Her Sleeve

Arkansas' rising Country star smashes Islington's Assembly Hall...

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Cosmic Titan Discovery

The galaxy proto-supercluster, nicknamed Hyperion, is the largest and most massive structure yet found at such a remote time and distance. ...

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Deeply Real Mysticism: Wolf

Presented with a deep sense of whimsy, Rachael Ball's Wolf is a story about loss, and builds an impressive world to explore....

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Humans Cause of Sixth Mass Extinction

If current conservation efforts are not improved, so many mammal species will become extinct during the next five decades that nature will need 3–5 million years to recover....

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Scars and revelations

Ron Athey: Personal explorations and public displays...

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Soundtracking the Void

In Honley Civic Archives Volume 1, Thomas Ragsdale distils a gaseous, wispy atmosphere that leaves control in the hands of the listener....

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On The Image

Two Russian Tourists visiting Salisbury mages of every kind bombard us daily with information, persuasion and delight. The ‘image stream’ as John Stezaker, the collage artist has called it, is...

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TRA: The one sided see-saw of artistic support

The one sided see-saw of artistic support. Satire and Art. Alex Brenchley. 2018...

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Marie von Papen Makes UK Debut

MVP: London is the latest in a series of innovative pop-ups, including a former wharf in Copenhagen and an abandoned shipping warehouse in New York....

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Bad Scorpions Running Wild

Researchers have documented 104 species of scorpion worldwide, updating the global record of medically significant scorpions, or those whose venom could be alternately gravely harmful or beneficial....

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Frieze Explores the Possibilities of Political Activism in Art-making

Frieze continues to be a key destination for collecting institutions around the world, enabling the entry of works by today’s most forward-thinking artists....

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“I Spend a Lot of Time Looking at People’s Depressing Dinners”

New London gallery Elephant West will open on 10 November with Dipping Sauce, British photographer Maisie Cousins largest show to date....

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Existing Beyond the Body

Nestor Pestana: Speculative design and the new human...

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A Joyous Condemnation of the Times We Live In

The Sleaford Mods are still one of the most rewarding live acts around; the band don't pander to you, but you will not be disappointed....

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Science and Aesthetics

Pablo Picasso, Guernica, 1937 Science, of course, is immensely important; perhaps even the patterns made by diffraction are important too; even if only as a bi-product of some scientific goings-on....

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TRA: Critical faculties

Critical Faculties: Satirical Saturday Cartoon on Art by Alex Brenchley 2018...

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Art on the Streets Exhibition

The posters invite the viewer to consider the role that visual activism can play in our everyday experience, highlighting the power of images to challenge and empower....

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Find The Fish

For the first time, locations on the human genome have been identified that can explain differences in meaning in life between individuals. ...

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Face-to-Face: Mary Kelly and Conceptualism

Mary Kelly, Face-to-Face, solo exhibition, installation view, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London (2018)  ary Kelly’s Face-to-Face exhibition engages its audience with work that is at once...

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Arts Organisations Must Be Allowed To Die

A new report on resilience in the arts encourages a shift in thinking from individual sustainability to the health of a sector as a whole....

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