Things to do if you’re bored or locked-down or just plain need a distraction.
A documentary set apart from others, about 28 year old Kabwita Kasongo and the incredible lengths he’s gone to sell charcoal – makala.
Tucked away down Ramillies Street on the edge of Oxford Street, The Photographers’ Gallery is London’s best showcase for photographic talent. That is, until stiff competition arrives from Stockholm’s Fotografiska. As shoppers jam past each other on the streets outside, a special kind of jostling takes place in this Mecca to photography, as necks crane toContinue reading “Look out London: The Photographers’ Gallery”
‘We call these fenced migrant camps “jungles”, as if they are all savages, when what they are doing is trying to escape savagery’. I wobbled, eyes stinging in an attempt to hold back tears. Though physcially I was sat down in a performance space at Imperial War Museum London, my mind was inside what IContinue reading “New in London – Aman Mojadidi: Remembering a Future”
Newsflash: Lumiere London is back. And whether you know much about it or not, if you so much as stray into King’s Cross, Piccadilly, Southbank or Mayfair, you’re bound to trip into some lights fantastic. 2018’s Lumiere London is bigger, brighter and brasher (light up candy floss, anyone?) than previous years, and it remains oneContinue reading “Look out: Lumiere London”
It opened back in November so if you’re eagle eyed you’ll have beaten me to it but I visited London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE last weekend and I left seriously impressed. When even the loos are remarkable, you know you’re onto something. Part contemporary art space and part reconstructed Roman temple, there’s a lot more toContinue reading “New in London: the Bloomberg SPACE”
Copenhagen, the achingly cool capital of Denmark. Home of cycling, great design, hygge and, as I recently found out, full of wonderful art. Whether you like yours ancient or modern, Copenhagen knows how to house it, leaving even the least interested spectator impressed. If art is all about experiences, these are my pick of theContinue reading “An art lover’s guide to Copenhagen”
Put your headphones on, close your eyes and travel round the world – in music.