Lockdown walks are all about trying to create an element of surprise, or novelty; a reason to stop and take in something fresh and stimulate the senses. This one certainly did!
This piece grew out of a gently amusing thread I’d posted to Facebook on the subject of English passive aggression. Why?
How to Write About Africa is a satirical essay by the Kenyan writer, activist and wit, Binyavanga Wainaina. It’s an interesting and illuminating read – a perfect antidote to the colonial narrative.
Frieze usually makes my blood run cold. Over-privileged liggers braying loudly at gallery openings; hideous fashion faux pas masquerading as an acceptable ‘artiness’ … Meanwhile the actual art tends to be forgotten.
You must have seen the Robert Dyas christmas advertisement. Some say it’s a play on Red House (a US based furniture company), others that it’s an attempt at ‘weird’ to gain attention by standing out against all the glossy christmas ads, yet others say that it reflects a well meant desire for inclusive diversity …Continue reading “Robert Dyas: The Power of ‘Ordinary’”