We all picture Goldilocks as a sunny-haired innocent, skipping through the woods, allowing curiosity and the need to eat, sit and sleep to get the better of her.
Why did pioneer dancer and choreographer Yvonne Rainer leave her dance practice in 1972 to make films? This was the questions that all artists where asking after the premier of Rainer’s first film in New York, marking the beginning of a fruitful and exciting discussion on the relationship between dance and film.
This year’s edition of Dance Umbrella – Moving London has just finished, and we were happy to witness it.
Bang Said The Gun strangely, yet successfully bills itself as a ‘poetry night for people who don’t like poetry’, and after a series of sell out shows at London’s Bloomsbury Theatre, it’s going on the road giving the people of Britain outside of the capital, a chance to witness its wonder.
Croatia has gained momentum in the last decade as a place to go for festivals.
It sometimes feel like there is at least one festival every weekend, from the beginning of the season and the early weather riskers in June, through to the final slog to the Isle of Wight for Bestival – with the perpetually wet Glastonbury signalling the half way point has been reached in the middle.
Now in its sixth year under current artistic directors Laura Mcdermott and Harun Morrison (but originally founded by Mark Ball), Fierce Festival is a contemporary art festival based across multiple venues throughout Birmingham.
Artist Jennifer Rubell is best known for her food performances: pieces that sometimes echo Rirkrit Tiravanija’s exercises in relational aesthetics from the nineties.
Humour can be found in the darkest of places – laughter can help provide solace during times of grief, and being able to find something funny about having testicular cancer is probably a very good way to deal with the suffering associated.
Talking Head’s co-founder David Byrne is curating a live music and film event at The Southbank Centre in London this August.
Last week saw the return of independent Northern theatre company troublehouse, with their third production – Chris O’Connell’s RAW.
La traviata or ‘the fallen woman’ first graced the operatic stage in 1853.
Tomorrow night sees the first of a series of Art ‘Battles’ where two artist will have half an hour to create art pieces live in front of an audience.
Video art pioneer Bill Viola has created a religious polyptych with a difference.
COMING TO AN END – Malevich – Until 26 Oct The first UK retrospective of Kazimir Malevich, held at Tate Modern, is ending this month.
What’s love got to do with it? Well, the artists exhibiting in the Hayward’s Project Space all have varying opinions on the subject.
Candid sits down with Florentijn Hofman – charismatic Dutch artist and creator of the famous floating Rubber Duck sculpture – at the building site of his first ever UK commission for Totally Thames, launching on 2nd September.
Monarchy have crafted an image for themselves through their music videos as surreal, theatrical and warped dreamers.
COMING TO AN END – Summer Screen Prints Film Poster Exhibition, Finishes on 25 August In celebration of Film4’s summer screen at Somerset House reaching its 10th Anniversary season, 16 artists have been commissioned to reimagine the public’s favourite film posters in the medium of screen print.
One not to be missed this weekend if you’re a fan of performance art and visual puns is Deux Chevaux, a performance piece by the artist William Mackrell taking place Saturday from 11.