Articles about 'art'

The F-Word stage blog: September 2017

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in September

Lissy Lovett // 22 September 2017

Categories: Blog

DIY Cultures 2017 shows us that counterculture is alive and thriving

Erin Aniker chats with festival founders Hamja Ahsan, Helena Wee and Sofia Niazi

Erin Aniker // 8 June 2017

Categories: Activism, Art, Books, Comics, Culture and Media, Interviews, Politics and Current Affairs

The F-Word stage blog: November 2016

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in November

Lissy Lovett // 8 November 2016

Categories: Blog

The story of a girl and her sketchbook

Ettie Bailey-King reviews Drawing Blood by artist and activist Molly Crabapple and finds it part sumptuous fairytale, part manifesto for action

Ettie Bailey-King // 19 April 2016

Categories: Books, Reviews

“I was brought up believing that I couldn’t do all sorts of things because I was female”: on escaping housework for artistic creation

Emily Turner speaks with artist Rosemary McLeish about the inspiration for her art, including her feminist piece ‘What I Do When I Don’t Do The Ironing’

Emily Turner // 13 April 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

Let me take a selfie

Sophie Turner uses the much-maligned selfie to document her life and explore her identity

Sophie Turner // 3 March 2016

Categories: Body and Health, Culture and Media, Fashion and Image, Features, Uncategorized

Champagne Lives

Ettie Bailey-King is blown away by the artists in the Saatchi gallery’s Champagne Life exhibition, but finds the overall concept lacking

Ettie Bailey-King // 17 February 2016

Categories: Art, Reviews

Overcoming adversity, becoming brilliant

Joanna Whitehead discusses artistic technique, male violence and slut shaming with Una, author of the new graphic novel Becoming, Unbecoming

Joanna Whitehead // 26 October 2015

Categories: Books, Features, Interviews, Reviews

Photo narratives of breast cancer and a feminist perspective

Philippa Chun considers how photographers can be a positive force in portraying those with breast cancer in ways that preserve their humanity

Philippa Chun // 30 September 2015

Categories: Features

The impressive tawa’if

Holly Black finds the stories of the tawa’if remarkable and worthwhile, though the presentation at the exhibition at the Royal Geographical Society is hard to follow

Holly Black // 14 September 2015

Categories: Art, Reviews

The first EdFringe 2015 theatre digest

From the experiences of young black women to depression in men via the armed forces and gendered toys, this is the first round-up of theatre reviews from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015 from Megan Stodel

Megan Stodel // 14 August 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

More Frida needed

The Four Fridas is a tender hymn about disability and love-song to the moving body but a poor paean of praise for the artist at its centre, Ettie Bailey-King writes

Ettie Bailey-King // 12 July 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Sculpture in a different world

Alicia Rodriguez appreciates the Barbara Hepworth retrospective at Tate Britain, but finds that transplanting the works into a gallery transforms their impact and meaning

Alicia Rodriguez // 4 July 2015

Categories: Art, Reviews

The delayed appreciation of Delaunay

Striking, colourful and innovative, the work of Sonia Delaunay has been uncelebrated for too long; Kyra Sian reviews the retrospective at Tate Modern

Kyra Sian // 26 June 2015

Categories: Art, Reviews

Why a group of artists from Tbilisi had their visa applications refused

The New Collective are a group of women invited to bring their performance art to an international festival held in the UK. Megan Stodel sees a worrying sign in the refusal of their visa applications

Megan Stodel // 14 June 2015

Categories: Blog

Flying high with Nightingales

Lissy Lovett finds much to admire in Nightingales, a new take on a Greek myth that deals with rape, revenge and sisterhood

Lissy Lovett // 25 April 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Building towards something different

Itala Attieh finds Shurooq Amin's new exhibition We'll Build This City on Art and Love provocative and powerful, as it explores and challenges the position of women in Kuwait and the wider Middle East

Itala Attieh // 7 January 2015

Categories: Art, Reviews

The History Girls

I stood back and looked at the board. Over fifty names. After the first fifteen I'd started to worry, at twenty-five I was stressed and by the end frustrated beyond belief. Over fifty names.

G // 28 September 2014

Categories: Blog

A pinch of SALT

M. Lý-Eliot interviews the editors of feminist art zine SALT, finding out their backgrounds, interests and aspirations for their project

M. Ly-Eliot // 21 August 2014

Categories: Features, Interviews

Have your food for thought with SALT

M. Lý-Eliot is delighted by SALT's issue with an anti-work theme, finding much to think about in its pages

M. Ly-Eliot // 16 August 2014

Categories: Magazines

An incomplete history of women and art

Annie Kevans' portraits of women artists show at the Fine Art Society is just a little too nice for Pamela Edwardes

Pamela Edwardes // 6 June 2014

Categories: Art

The magic of Red Pig Flower

Mia Hull finds the art of Red Pig Flower exciting, engaging and well worth a visit

Mia Hull // 12 March 2014

Categories: Uncategorized

New review: Carla Bozulich

Sophie Mayer follows up on her 2011 review of Carla Bozulich’s Evangelista project with an appraisal of Bozulich’s forthcoming album, Boy. Pop music, historically the music of choice for teenage...

Holly Combe // 25 February 2014

Categories: Blog

If pop was punk

Sophie Mayer follows up on her 2011 review of Carla Bozulich's Evangelista project with an appraisal of Bozulich's forthcoming album, Boy

Sophie Mayer //

Categories: Music, Reviews

New review: Demand the Impossible!

Swedish singer-songwriter Jenny Wilson has spoken of a longing to make music that “talks straight to the stomach”. Marta Owczarek listens to her latest album and finds a sound that...

Holly Combe // 27 November 2013

Categories: Blog

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