contemporary

Bread Houses, Dreaming Horses: Urs Fischer

Haunting or playful? Urs Fischer's unique sculpture proves you can have both...

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Who’s Afraid of Tonality? (Max Richter, Sleep @ Barbican)

As much gig as concert, The Barbican turns to Max Richter for crowd-pulling contemporary performance. Review...

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Hanging Offence: Bjorn Geldhof (YARAT)

Artistic and Strategic Director Bjorn Geldhof answers Trebuchet's questions about YARAT art space and his intentions there....

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Mystical Moves, Dance and Freedom : Interview [Salah El Brogy]

There’s a thriving dance community in the UK that really helps you keep that fire in your belly...

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Application : System Fork

Fascinating hybrid forms that don't fit easily into genres, but operate along a fluid ambient/electronica/electro spectrum...

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This is Not a Book About Gavin Turk

By expounding upon Turk's themes, recurrences and symbolic obsessions, a profile develops which is, enchantingly, acres more telling than a full-frontal biographic assault...

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Edible Art Movement (Singapore) : Rice

Edible Art Movement undertake to grow rice in central Singapore....

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Felix Kubin : Interview

I don't want to be a pop underground star when I'm sixty on stage. I love the genre of pop but it's just one of many genres....

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Sendai : A Smaller Divide

There's a very interesting and productive tension between chaos and order and light and dark running through the album....

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The Music of Bernard Parmegiani at LCMF

While in Paris Parmegiani's work is usually presented in state of the art, state-subsidised spaces, here it manifests in multi-storey car parks and former carpet factories, both in formerly abject...

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LCMF Presents the music of Bernard Parmegiani

LCMF Presents the music of Bernard Parmegiani 21-23 March, Britannia House E1...

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Kraftwerk Uncovered at The Science Museum

It was only natural that sooner or later, Kraftwerk would materialise in some form at the Science Museum...

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Resonance FM at Cafe OTO

Resonance104.4fm presents a night of kick-ass sound-art superstars...

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Supersonic Festival 2014 2-Dayer

On 30th and 31st May, Capsule present 'Supersonic Festival Ltd Edt' and shall return to the Custard Factory where it all began…...

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Max Richter : Memoryhouse [Live]

An ambitious beautiful record that deserves a rediscovery outside of its historical parameters...

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BJ Nilsen : Eye of the Microphone

At times Nilsen conjures a tone picture of a Satanic London that Blake might have recognised....

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Arts Catalyst : Republic of the Moon

An exhibition about the moon that proposes a Manifesto should by rights fall apart in great steaming chunks of hubris, but it doesn’t, it has value and holds interest by raising lasting questions. ...

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Mlada Fronta : Every Thing

Every Thing really does do what it says on the tin: the set includes every track, every remix, every video and even digital versions of all the artwork, press and live photos from the last two...

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Novelty : Asylum Chapel

Is an artwork good just because it exhibits newness?...

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Nils Frahm Releases Video of ‘More’

Loo brushes ahoy! Nils Frahm and Erased Tapes records release live video of Frahm at the keyboard....

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Painting Now : Tate Britain

“The state of painting now” is a tired topic. The premise – that painting has lost its lure because of new media, which in their very newness enable their users to conquer new territory in the...

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Burton Morris : Poptastic

When I paint a coffee cup it is because it represents the coffee shop culture as a whole. Something that is very much a part of my daily life....

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Bring to Light/Supersonic

The inaugural Bring To Light event presented by Supersonic Festival shall commence this weekend (25-27 October) at the recently launched, new Library of Birmingham. ...

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Gromit Unleashed (RWA, Bristol)

The Gromit trail acted as an excuse to explore the diverse areas of Bristol. It encouraged us to walk round the city, disguising exercise as fun entertainment. ...

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Martin Bedard : Topographies

Anyone seeking innovative and forward-thinking electronic music need look no further; the energy and imagination displayed in this collection puts many younger producers to shame...

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Amazon ’s Newest Venture: Selling Art

This grouping together of 100 odd fine art galleries selling expensive artwork through one of the world’s largest corporations creates a very different experience for the buyer....

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Polar Bear London Gig

On October 4 Polar Bear will play a headline show at Bishopsgate Institute, their only London date of 2013. The band will be performing entirely new material....

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Erased Tapes Anniversary Boxset

Erased Tapes celebrate five years with a stylish boxset of 7 inch vinyl....

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Luca Forcucci : Fog Horns

a hissing, radioactive sea full of semi-conductors and digital junk...

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In Defence of Art

They would then stalk, with a suitably knowing sneer creasing their upper lips, around the space and direct small troops of eager attendants to move paintings a little to the left or a little to the...

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