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Tattoo Appeal…

July 20, 2013 3:45 pm0 comments
Tattoo Appeal…

It seems that no matter where you go there’s someone with a tattoo right in front of you, everybody knows at least two or three people that have braved the needle of a tattoo machine… they are more popular now than ever but whats the real appeal? Firstly everyone’s pain […]

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The 140 character limit: Art or Farce?

March 29, 2013 4:42 pm0 comments
The 140 character limit: Art or Farce?

140 characters for your thoughts: welcome to twitter. Twitter began as a system of mobile phone text messages linking up to a larger internet network. On early mobile phones, 140 characters was the maximum limit allowed for a single text; hence, twitter’s character limit was set at this figure. So surely […]

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Ruins in Reverse – Tate Modern last failure

March 19, 2013 12:52 pm2 comments
Ruins in Reverse – Tate Modern last failure

There are different ways to view ‘Ruins in Reverse’ and, unfortunately, none of them would make it seem good. The visitors of the new exhibition, hosted by the Project Space Tate Modern, will be disappointed, annoyed, even a bit anguished and definitely not delighted. ‘Ruins in Reverse’ is about the relationship […]

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Baby Mama Drama: Call A Babysitter, Not A Rapper!

January 28, 2013 12:24 pm0 comments
Baby Mama Drama: Call A Babysitter, Not A Rapper!

I never realised how true and significant a statement: ‘Ignorance is bliss’ can be. As part of the hip-hop community, we prepare ourselves for ignorance at its core. It irritates hip-hop listeners, or at least find it amusing, whilst it’s a rapper’s strongest weapon. Unfortunately, people often associate hip-hop with […]

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Paradise Found

September 25, 2012 3:40 pm1 comment
Paradise Found

I recently travelled around Europe, visiting cities including Copenhagen, Berlin and Amsterdam. Although I have a mild interest in the “mainstream” sights in cities, the Mermaid statue in Copenhagen, for example, I feel like visiting is rarely different to looking at a picture of it (For this reason I have […]

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Hlebine School of Art: More than peasant doodles

August 15, 2012 5:00 pm0 comments
Hlebine School of Art: More than peasant doodles

In its wider weaning, elements of naïve art may be traced all the way back to prehistoric cave paintings. Elements of a style that is defined by painters who never went through formal academic education and display childlike “innocence” in their work can be found in a five-year-old’s drawing on […]

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