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21 Oct 2019

Documentation of Live Performance Besame, Christopher Hinojosa the Workshop, 2019.

Approaching Performance Art: You Amuse Me / I Frighten You

Of all the art forms heralded as contemporary, few have been so misunderstood or dismissed as performance. Despite the divisive nature of this medium, good art should be challenging, to audiences and hegemony, creating new discourse through its ability to disrupt. That’s where performance finds its prowess.

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01 Oct 2019

Sedlescombe, England, Martin Parr, colour photography, 1995-1999.

Brexit Culture

For better or for worse, this time in history will be known for the culture it imbues. While the chaos of Brexit has not come even close to its final chapter, we can get a sense of the direction that culture is heading by investigating what has been on the forefront of artistic interest of the present.

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17 Sep 2019

Christopher Kulendran Thomas, Ground Zero, FIlm Still, at Schinkel Pavillon, part of Berlin Art Week

Berlin Art Week 2019: Highlights and what you can still see

This year's Berlin Art Week may be over, but many of the exhibitions can still be experienced in the coming weeks. If you get a chance to visit the German capital, be sure to read through our picks so that you can curate your very own Berlin Art Week.

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28 Jun 2019

Art and Pride: LGBTQ+ Artists Who Have Made an Impact

Art and Pride: LGBTQ+ Artists Who Have Made an Impact

In celebration of the enormous strides that LGBTQ+ civil movements have made, and to recognise the challenges that the community have been historically faced with and still face today, we’ve gathered a few of our favourite artists who have furthered these important movements and conversations.

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23 Apr 2019

Marischal College, University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Courtesy of VisitAberdeenshire.

Aberdeen: Art and Culture in the Granite City

Aberdeen is making a name for itself as a cultural staple for championing street and contemporary art, design, jazz and more. Here’s a snapshot of the hidden gems and cultural treasures that we’ve encountered while exploring the Granite City.

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20 Mar 2019

Travel-worthy Art Destinations in Europe this Spring

Travel-worthy Art Destinations in Europe this Spring

While we’ll never say no to a good dose of vices during our holidays, the recipe for an amazing trip calls for balancing that out with some art and culture. This spring, discover some of the best contemporary art exhibitions scattered across Europe and have a memorable vacation that you can actually remember.

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12 Mar 2019

The Queen visiting the Livery Hall of the Drapers' Livery Company for their 650th Anniversary, the City of London, London, England, 2014. Photo credit: Martin Parr / Magnum Photos / Rocket Gallery.

The Best of London: Contemporary Art in Spring

This month, while patio season has officially been postponed, we vow to inject a little more culture into our weekends by filling our agendas with art. Enjoy the longer days and marginally warmer weather with us and hop to amazing exhibitions happening throughout London this spring.

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01 Feb 2019

Singapore – Where to go, art to see. Listing image by Su-en Wong - Girls and Hearts 2009

Singapore – Where to go, art to see

Last week, we headed to the other side of the world to experience Singapore Art Week, an annual celebration of this island’s vibrant art scene. Tropical and culturally blooming, this city-state showcases its vast array of talent and its depth of both traditional and contemporary arts in a week-long event that connects all corners of its geography.

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08 Jan 2019

Hello 2019! Biennials, Art Weeks, and Art Exhibitions to look forward to

Hello 2019! Biennials, Art Weeks, and Exhibitions

Welcome to 2019, art lovers and friends! You made it through another year, and now you have nothing but the tranquil expanse of the year ahead of you, unmarked by the claws of untamed time. Now let’s change that. Let’s fill your year with art events, because the right events will make this year your most dazzling yet.

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