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Five Reasons To See… Kraftwerk, Arts

Five Reasons To See… Kraftwerk

Pioneering German electronic group Kraftwerk will perform eight albums from their back catalogue chronologically over successive nights at the Tate Modern in London in February, in a groundbreaking residency featuring audio and 3D visuals.

By | Arts, Music | Wednesday, 6 February 2013 at 4:00 am

The Silent University: Giving a voice to asylum seekers, Notebook

The Silent University: Giving a voice to asylum seekers

The idea of The Silent University started at the beginning of 2012. It was inspired by the urgent need for a common voice for asylum seekers, refugees and migrants, who although from a professional background, could not practice their profession due to the limitations of residency permits, language barriers and other bureaucratic restrictions.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Wednesday, 21 November 2012 at 4:00 am

Something For The Weekend In London: July 20-22, Arts

Something For The Weekend In London: July 20-22

With over 200 nations getting ready to represent at next week’s London Olympics we couldn’t help but run with an international theme for this weekend’s exploits.

By | Arts | Friday, 20 July 2012 at 10:18 am

Becoming Damien Hirst? You’re not the first, Arts

Becoming Damien Hirst? You’re not the first

Damien Hirst, the richest, probably most famous, contemporary living artist, once remarked: “I don’t believe in genius. I believe in freedom. I think anyone can do it. Anyone can be like Rembrandt.” It implies that just as Hirst strove to be the next Rembrandt, so too can we, mere mortals, strive to be the next Damien Hirst. Except that we can’t. The answer to “Who will be the next Damien Hirst?” will be “Nobody”, if the artist has his way. He wants to stay the one and only and has trademarked his name to prove it.

By | Arts | Monday, 21 May 2012 at 12:00 am

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