Feeling overwhelmed by an endless domino effect of doom? Delete your news apps, turn off the radio and indulge in a delightful dose of 'half-full' invigoration served up by the brilliant Positive News. We talk to Pauline Milligan about big ripples, Twitter rabbit holes and the importance of hope...
It's cold outside and we could all do with a rousing beat to dance off the lockdown blues. So turn up the volume and savour a hip-swaying blast of African and Latino heat to warm your soul, in our playlist lovingly selected by Clare Tavernor – documentary filmmaker and director of two landmark BBC Four series exploring the music of Africa and Latin America.
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The woodsmoke is washed from our clothes, the camping kit packed away for another season. But before we disappear headlong into the winter darkness, we raise our glasses to this season’s Firelight.
Female racing car drivers in the West Bank. Women of colour running for political office in the US. The first female Sharia judge. Award-winning director and cinematographer Amber Fares is interested in diverse stories that give volume to, and develop understanding of, lesser heard voices. Her feature-length directorial debut, 'Speed Sisters' (2015), has played at over 70 film festivals around the world, picking up multiple audience and jury awards, and 'The Judge' (2018), on which she was cinematographer and co-producer, has just won a Peabody Award (the equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize for broadcasting and documentaries). Thanks to her connections with one of our League of Strangers members, we carved out some time for quick chat from her home in Brooklyn...
From floorboards to gin glasses, solid wool resin to soap stamps, hip flasks to leather patches for jeans – and much more besides – Jenny Shipley sure knows how to cut it. With a laser. Her eye-catching creations are lighting up different ways of doing business everywhere, from wooden bar tokens for Do Lectures to sustainability awards.
From immersive zombie shooting to house-hunting to training yourself to survive a bear attack, virtual reality (VR) technology has long left the realms of sci-fi to move into the realms of, well, everything.
Were you there? Naomi Frears and Luke Vibert’s car park wondershow, 'All Going Nowhere Together', is sure to fuel excited whispers for years to come…
From prehistoric to punk, rap to rock n' roll, Brandon Stosuy and Nick Radford's beautifully illustrated musical trip is a delight for adults and children alike.
“I probably looked like a hectic spider doing contemporary dance.” Dan Arnold, the artist behind our studio’s striking new window installation gives us a sneak peek into his creative process.
Creative? Want to raise your profile? How about slapping your finest work all over our great big windows?
We love a good Christmas card, don't get us wrong – but this year we wanted to do something that would last a bit longer than going in the recycling bin come January.
We're taking the pain out of Christmas shopping with a hearty measure of cocktails, records and festive cheer in our first ever pop-up shop...
Everyone thinks and does things differently, has different comfort zones. Can modelling this help us work better?