Latin Art At The South London Gallery

Recently I went to the South London Gallery with my partner as a part of our cultural programme for the weekend. The exhibition featured works by more than 35  Latin American artists including Carlos Amorales, Mariana Castillo Deball and Damian OrtegaFood, Music and FilmEven though the show was a collection of work by Latin American artists, it seemed to me much more global .The presentation included both video, sound and employed food as a material as well as a theme. It fascinated me how we both could engage with it on equal level,my partner being a gamer and a film buff…

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Bold Tendencies 2016: CGP London

Bold TendenciesIt is truly a blessing for any student to  spend their summer doing what they love, meanwhile moving one step closer to the career of their dreams. To do an internship with an established organisation within the industry is a great option so I’ve taken this opportunity to apply to be an art trainee at Bold Tendencies this summer,  a non- profit art commissioning organisation. Bold Tendencies offer summer internship programmes for current students as well as recent graduates who are interested in  pursuing a career in the arts industry.Its founder, gallerist Hannah Barry, came up with a unique…

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Review: “Light” By Gabriel Hartley at Studio Leigh

 For some of you this Easter break means going on a vacation with a group of friends you haven’t seen for a while, revising for the exams or a deep relaxation before the university marathon…For me, this year it means going on an explorative expedition around galleries in a pursuit of something unusual, hidden from a public eye that would make my heart sing or if not just something that would be engaging in some way. Such a long break allows for a freedom to be particularly experimental. I decided that Studio Leigh would be a perfect place to start…

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London: A daily journey from darkness to light.

 To some of you, the idea of reviewing a City may seem odd. How can you review a City in the same way as a book, album, film, or piece of artwork. In my opinion the City of London is artwork in itself. Even though London is the subject of this article, I am not aiming to discuss it as a  travel destination but encourage you as the readers to  “review” the city, notice something else about it, to look beyond it being a famous attraction…   Recently, I went on a little stroll around the Southwark area of London…

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Digital Disconnections

POST-INTERNET ART Back in October I had the pleasure of experiencing an interesting Digital Disconnections event at the Royal Academy of Art (London). I attended as a creative ambassador, to help out with running of the student led workshops and as a keen member of public.The theme of the workshops was internet, technology and the privacy of data.The first one called I (WE) AM (ARE) ANONYMOUS struck me with its simplicity and ability to illustrate the concept of anonymity that could play a major role in irresponsible behaviour on forums, etc. The laptop was placed in a small space enclosed by…

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