I went to the Colnaghi opening. Yes, there were some consciously unusually dressed people, and a smattering of people there for the free drinks. But the art was breathtaking in its power and execution. Truly breathtaking.
The nights draw in. Temperatures drop. Summer is increasingly a memory. I’m determined to extend the season by enoying as much light and space as I can, when I can.
Up to the mid 1990s, the advanced economies largely succeeded in delivering the promise of growing prosperity for the majority of their citizens. Prosperity was built on post-colonial systems exploitation of resources … and by and large the sharing of that prosperity was anything buy equitable for those outside the advanced economies. The peopleContinue reading “Poverty Wears a Young Female Face”
For me, few voices are as magical as Elizabeth Fraser’s. The former Cocteau Twins vocalist has also worked with Massive Attack, Future Sound of London, Craig Armstrong and others. In each collaboration the curiously liminal quality of her vocals add a sense of mystery; of belonging and immersion, yet also of separation and something otherworldly,Continue reading “Elizabeth Fraser: Voice & Magic”
An odd concept perhaps, but this data visualisation is a great way to make the point that diversity needs to be fought for. The ugly sound of the way the data plays mirrors the ugly truth, white males and their stories dominate mainstream films, theatre and culture to the exclusion of almost everyone else. AndContinue reading “The sound of gender and race in film”
A time-lapse look at living in London, and how clean air is definitely a hot issue.