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The Politics of Taste: When Millions Burn

If the art market represents the surface of the ocean that is contemporary capital, voices of resistance are light and shadow thrown down upon it, changing its complexion. ...

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Art and Politics (its all about transformation)

The transformation of a world veiw is possible but does art approach the challenge?...

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‘Is That Funny?’ Comedy and Politics

Across the globe, the line between Comedy and Politics is growing ever more blurred. This event discusses the implications, and the punchlines, that result....

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Bullshit and Post-truth Politics

The spread of management-speak, or just plain bullshit, into politics has grown ever more common of late. It's easy to laugh off such vacuous jargon, but is there a real cost to talking rubbish?...

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We Don’t Need New Politics, We Need New Gods

What deities should be placed before the God of Money?...

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Politics? Environment? In the end, all is transitory.

The human heart, an inveterate time-traveler, knows its way through the honey-hived portals of time. ...

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The Right Business: Politics and the Randian Hero

Wealth does not denote moral worth, so why does it make politicians popular? Essay...

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One of Us? Identity Politics and How Donald Trump Rides Them

Still trying to understand the appeal of Donald Trump? The slick shortcut of identity politics, explained....

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Trumped, But Not Out. Identity Politics in America, and the new Other

An essay on how demographics have changed America, and how this affects the politics of identity....

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The Tr(i)ump(h) of Identity Politics

Something about Donald Trump appeals to a large number of American voters. What is it? Douglas Bulloch offers some answers....

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Heretic! Religion and Politics, Causing Mayhem for 2000 Years

Scientists find: Religion and politics led to social tension and conflict, then and now ...

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Tonight! Punk, Poetry, Politics: Mike Doughty, Hoxton Underbelly

Mike Doughty hits the stage at the Underbelly, Hoxton, tonight....

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Kendal Calling : Festivals, Politics and Culture

Kendal Calling’s strength comes from its ability to tap into and play host to what has emerged since the digital revolution gave bands and artists the ability to promote themselves....

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Politics as usual, Has Failed

In our time, politics as usual has failed to address the most pressing issues of the age...

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Idiot Wind: The Eternal Politics of the 1970s

Unpopular wars drag on, gas prices erratically rise and inexplicably fall, as clouds of cynicism, dark as Richard Nixon’s perpetual five o’clock shadow, brood over the length of the U.S....

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Sex, Anarchism, Politics and Pirates: London’s Theatres Collaborate

This week saw the launch of a new collaborative project between 12 of London’s top theatre venues, who are changing the way Londoners find theatre....

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The Politics Of Revenge And Submission

Transmuting Lead into Gold: America's Politics Of Revenge And Submission. When the individual feels, the community reels Osama Bin Laden is dead. And so is the U.S. republic. We had to destroy...

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Politics in Imperial Nigeria

Last night I was invited to a dinner hosted in Debare’s honour, to celebrate the opening of the university.  The meal was arranged by his friends and associates, all of roughly the same...

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British Art Show 9: List of Artists and New Dates

Hayward Gallery Touring announce the artists for British Art Show 9, now opening in Wolverhampton in March 2021 and touring to Aberdeen, Plymouth and Manchester....

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If the Lion Could Speak (…)

This essay argues that animals are not so minded as to have language. Whilst they exhibit proto-typically linguistic calls, these never amount to exhibiting something like the structure of a language...

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Artist Releases Paintings Responding to the Coronavirus From Lockdown

David Downes, a landscape painter who amplifies the sense of place and time through the lens of autism, is painting one piece a day throughout isolation....

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London’s Lost Bohemia and the Three Graces of Soho Pt. II

A recent interview with cult novelist Laura Del Rivo triggers memories of a lost poetess and a mysterious countess. ...

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An Election Waiting to Happen with Billy Bragg

Every generation has to find its own way to deal with the problems it faces. Red Wedge was our generation and it came out of a specific set of circumstances. Other generations will find other ways....

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Technical Innovation

Carl-Martin Sandvold: The big reveal. BP Award Nominee speaks to Trebuchet...

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You’d Better Get Your Visualisations Right

Interview with Jaz Coleman – Magna Invocatio: A Gnostic Mass for Choir and Orchestra Inspired by the Sublime Music of Killing Joke...

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New Exhibition Explores Community in the Age of Climate Crisis

The Coming Community encourages viewers to consider alternative ways of living together in the face of global political and ecological instability....

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First Ever UK Commission by Toyin Ojih Odutola

A Countervailing Theory explores an imagined ancient myth conceived by the artist....

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Ken Nwandiogbu ‘Contemporealism’

Hyper real painting is given a contemporary African twist at The Brick Lane gallery with a show of work by Ken Nwadiogbu....

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Pacific an Exhibition by Sax Impey

The work draws upon the unique experiences of the 60 day voyage, including both extraordinary landfalls and the time spent sailing one of the most remote parts of the ocean....

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Firmament by Niccolo Moronato

Firmament by Niccolo Moronato is an ongoing artistic exploration of an alternative “side” of the sky. ...

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