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Twelve Installations

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May 2011

Lawrence Lek

Art

May 2011

These installations express the transience of our sensory world, the impermanence of form, and the artificiality of our environment. Progress in technology leads to...

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Issue No. 1

On the Notoriously Overrated Powers of Voice in Fiction or How To Fail At Talking To Pretty Girls

D. W. Wilson

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Issue No. 1

On a Tuesday afternoon in July, not too long ago, a friend of mine struck a pose imitating a...

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May 2011

On the Relative Values of Humility and Arrogance; or the Confusing Complications of Negative Serendipity

Annabel Howard

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May 2011

On a distinctly drizzly Wednesday evening in February a friend of mine looked at me and said: ‘Only those who...

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May 2011

Short Cuts

Charles Boyle

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May 2011

1.. Whatever it is that the literature department of Arts Council England (ACE) is for, it can’t be for...

Interview

May 2011

Interview with Alison Klayman

Shepherd Laughlin

Interview

May 2011

Until his arrest in Beijing on 3 April as he boarded a plane to Hong Kong, Ai Weiwei was...

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May 2011

Why I Write (Rather than Riot)

Gavin James Bower

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May 2011

Watching the recent public demonstrations protesting, at times violently, the Coalition government’s budgetary cuts, I was forced to revisit...

Interview with Desmond Hogan

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May 2011

Ben Eastham

Jacques Testard

Interview

May 2011

Desmond Hogan is probably the most famous Irish writer you’ve never heard of. In the early 1980s, with numerous award-winning short stories and an...

Art

March 2011

Gabriel Orozco: Cosmic Matter and Other Leftovers

Rye Dag Holmboe

Art

March 2011

‘To live,’ writes Walter Benjamin, ‘means to leave traces’. As one might expect, Benjamin’s observation is not without a...

Interview

March 2011

Interview with DBC Pierre

Ben Eastham

Interview

March 2011

DBC Pierre first came to the attention of the world with the publication of Vernon God Little in 2003. This...

Trafalgar Square Street Protests

Art

March 2011

Cosmo Hildyard

Joseph de Lacey

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March 2011

The following photographs were taken during the third day of student protests in London on 1 December 2010, a bitterly cold day. Students, schoolchildren...

 

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