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Exclusive graphic design and illustration exhibition to be held at UCA
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Exclusive graphic design and illustration exhibition to be held at UCA

  University to hold exclusive exhibition for graphic designers and illustrators. Nuz Nasir reports. Former graphic design students from the University for the Creative Arts are holding an exhibition to encourage young designers to display their work to industry professionals. The event takes place at the university, with the hope that the current students’ illustrations … Continue reading

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Network Rail evicts creative businesses from Southwark

After months of campaigning against Network Rail’s eviction, the businesses  under the railway arches of Union Street near Blackfriars station are evicted. Gesbeen Mohammad reports.  Network Rail plans to turn Union Street from an artistic hub into offices, by evicting the businesses in the railway arches near Blackfriars station. Businesses such as Academy Costumes and … Continue reading

New Islington fringe theatre promises fair pay for actors
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New Islington fringe theatre promises fair pay for actors

Actors working on the fringe will be guaranteed the legal minimum wage they deserve at a new experimental theatre. Andreea Pohus reports. A newly-launched fringe theatre in Islington will feature only new writing and will spare production companies rent – as long as they commit to paying their actors fair wages. Adam Spreadbury-Maher, the founder … Continue reading

Over the Rainbow: Exploring the taboo of suicide through art and poetry
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Over the Rainbow: Exploring the taboo of suicide through art and poetry

Sue Hubbard and Rachel Howard combine poetry and visual arts in Over the Rainbow exhibition. Andreea Pohus reports. A fragment of Over the rainbow, an exhibition which fuses poetry and art by Sue Hubbard and Rachel Howard, is currently being displayed at The Poetry Cafe. The British duos’ full exhibition made its debut in May of this year at the Eleven Spitalfields Gallery. … Continue reading

First Jewish play at JW3 raises precision acting to new levels
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First Jewish play at JW3 raises precision acting to new levels

London’s new Jewish cultural center is debuting a verbatim play with the actors wearing headphones to recreate original stories exactly. Michelle Stimler Morris reports. The first play at London’s new £50 million Jewish community centre, JW3, is a drama where actors perform in headphones to deliver dialogue as spoken by real people. Listen, We’re Family … Continue reading

Performance art is going too far – Is it okay for someone to lose his virginity on stage?
Performance arts

Performance art is going too far – Is it okay for someone to lose his virginity on stage?

Performance art takes every century’s current issue and turn it into art and someone losing his virginity on stage is the new “black”.  Penny Paschali reports.  Performance art in the 70’s was about body art, in the 80s about the recession and in the 90s came out of gay clubs dealing with issues of philosophical … Continue reading

Underground film festival open its doors in London and Porto
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Underground film festival open its doors in London and Porto

The west-end cinemas may be full, but underground cinema film makers still have their place in London and Porto this November. Penny Paschali reports. A twin-center festival that gives an outlet to independent filmmakers opens later this month, in London and Portugal. Formerly known as Porto and London festival, Cine – Rebis, is an independent film … Continue reading