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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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Seductive Storytelling, Metaphor and Myth (Shifter at Soho Theatre)

Layered fables, haunting modern myth and Afro-Caribbean folk tales in Crick Crack Club's Soho Theatre session...

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Electrified, Stupefied, Exhilarated. Art Basel Miami

In the heat and glitz of Miami Beach, Art Basel Miami engulfs the senses and threatens to overwhelm the unwary. It's worth it though. Review...

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Sure we can, but SHOULD we? Digital Head and the Ethics of Intelligence

Examining the unpredictable and disruptive possibilities contained within new technologies...

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Osiris is a Black Star (David Bowie and the Occult)

Bowie, Elvis, Death & the Egyptian Underworld...

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David Bowie, Cuts, and Why ‘Culture’ is becoming Another Planet

Bowie's mere presence personified the power and relevance of a cultured society that appreciated and allowed him to emerge and for the rest of us to reach for those rewarding stars as well...

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All Heroes Must Fall. Farewell to a Space Oddity (David Bowie)

Bowie drew from the symbols and semiotics of myth, contemporising archetypes which have been crucial to humanity's concept of itself since time unrecorded....

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When All is Dark, Have Faith in Night

By a poetic descent into the underworld, one is confronted with truths that only can be revealed in darkness....

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The Architecture of a Problem (Psychoanalysis and Creative Practice)

Professor Malcolm Quinn shares his thoughts on psychoanalytic approaches in art and design....

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Reliable Witness. At the launch of Bleeds. (Roots Manuva)

Roots Manuva has become almost a national treasure – certainly to anyone with even the most passing interest in UK hip hop...

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Tick, Tock, The Biological Clock. Torshlusspanik at Vitrine (Charlie Godet Thomas)

Objects which are normally solid seem malleable and aging in Charlie Godet Thomas' current exhibition...

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The stuff of life (The Eagles of Death Metal)

A review of the Eagles of Death Metal 5th November 2015 The Forum, Kentish Town. ...

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LTNT: Boss Lady (Video Premiere)

Video Premiere of the new single Boss Lady by LTNT...

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Still Not Like Everybody Else: Q&A with Dave Davies (The Kinks)

Originator of the power riff, Dave Davies answers five questions for Trebuchet...

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Life, death, pleasure, and pain. A female voice in Street Art (Jennifer Korsen)

The female population is largely unrepresented in the world of graffiti and street art. Jennifer Korsen is the exception...

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Painting Childhood, Painting Memory. Malka Nedivi

Unearthing unspoken memories with visual prompts, Malka Nedivi charts a familiar Jewish story in her artworks...

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Loitered Lens: Thunder Mother

Photos of All-girl Swedish Rochers Thunder Mother at the Gibson rooms London 2015...

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Bazooka Joe and the TJ Bible Belt

By the roaring twenties a cinematic lens was steadily streaming increasingly deranged and lusty images out into the hinterlands of dullsville USA...

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Can We Talk About JOHN? (DV8 Physical Theatre)

Provocative, poignant and unashamedly full-frontal, DV8's John is a rough diamond of confrontational theatre...

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‘The denseness of the work creates a mystery’ Russell Miller’s Dark Art

After his exhibition at Studio 73 in London, we catch up with the dark and macabre comic artist, Russell Miller ...

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Loitered Lens: Public Image Ltd

Photos of Public Image Ltd. October 2nd 2015 @ Shepherds Bush Empire...

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Collagist by Circumstance (Patrick Bremer)

Patrick Bremer was trained in oils but “ended up doing collage out of circumstance,”...

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It seems like the industry, including some bands, lack ambition (Mikee Goodman, SikTh)

SikTh's Mikee Goodman discusses his approach to vocals and his musical history leading up to Outside the Coma....

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Loitered Lens: Hang the Bastard

Thunderous doom and mighty riffage, Hang The Bastard at The Underworld...

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TV at its most cynical. The Magician’s Apprentice (Doctor Who)

Audience figures for Saturday night’s mess are the lowest ever for a Who series opener. You’d think they would have got the hint....

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Sex, Slashing and Suffrage: The Rokeby Venus (Diego Velasquez)

Mary Richardson's ‘vandalism’ of the Rokeby Venus has become part of the story this painting tells, not something which detracts from its beauty. ...

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I, for one, welcome my new machine overlord (The art of Russell MacEwan)

Interview with artist Russell MacEwan on the creation of the artwork for Author & Punisher's Melk En Honing....

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Painting the Broken American Dream (Louie Metz)

Scantily clad figures whose blank stares emit an aura of disillusionment. Louie Metz paints the seedy and the saddened. ...

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I Dream of Wires: A history of modular synthesis (Film)

Robert Fantinatto and Jason Amm's I Dream of Wires draws out the turning points in the history of modular synthesis and the music it continues to generate...

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Deep vulnerability and paranoia. Salt (Roseau)

Salt's sound palette mixes electronic pop with more organic, natural sounds - the record's sonics were apparently inspired by a walk around a giant abandoned warehouse nearby ...

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