ZUZN: One Click Closer to Heaven

A real troublemaker. Eloquent and self-contained in an introspective stasis, we meet Doori Jung at a small cafe. There’s no small talking with her. Jokes, silly questions and one-dimensional thoughts are turned into reflections of both her and her work, and to be fair, the lines between are blurry and bend along the pipelines of…

The Magnificent Marshall

Beautiful Crime have been working with a number of up-and-coming artists for a while and have now taken the bold step to launch a permanent space above the Jealous Gallery in Shoreditch. I popped down to the debut show to see how they’d fare in their own premises. The group show had a few interesting…

Street Art Collaborations

Let’s face it, we’re profoundly partial to spanking good street art, and when multiple talented, urban renegades get together to collaborate on a a project, well, let’s just say… mind. blown. Two is better than one, they say. Oh, and there’s strength in numbers, too. Platitudes apply even to inventive, spray paint-wielding whiz kids. Here…

Brazilian art in Miami

Latin America has played a very large role in the development of Miami. While the city did not truly start building up until the 1980s, the cultural significance of immigrants coming in from the Caribbean and the South and Central Americas has been evident for much longer, and this influence continues to grow. This is…

A Spritz of Absinthe

‘She Covered the Whole Street, Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus, in Vine Leaves and Rose Leaves’ By Steven Gontarski, blogger for Art & Music Magazine This is a painting by Kirsten Glass that was included in her exhibition at xero, kline & coma London [in 2012.] The painting is mysterious, dreamy and a little bit spooky.…

Stephen Wiltshire: The Human Camera

Stephen Wiltshire is an autistic, artistic savant. This means that although he is disabled in areas like speech, when it comes to art and memory, his abilities are out of this world. Stephen can draw accurate aerial panoramic views of cities like Tokyo, Rome and New York City. Sketching completely from memory after short helicopter…

Degrees of Freedom

Experimental site-specific performance by BNNT (Konrad Smoleński and Daniel Szwed) Degrees of Freedom by Polish art group, BNNT, The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London, Tuesday 3 December 2013. Curated by Arts Territory. Supported by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland and the Arts Council England, photo Miseongoa…

Celebrate Pangaea with the Ministry of Nomads

The Saatchi Gallery and Ministry of Nomads present a unique evening of music and performance inspired by, and set within, the impressive Pangaea exhibition. Nigerian born composer and performance artist Helen Parker-Jayne, of the collective The Venus Bushfires, will play a captivating live set accompanied and interpreted by contemporary African dance. Helen Parker-Jayne has performed…