Tag Archives: England

‘Girl with a Pierced Eardrum’ by Banksy

Banksy just published photos of a new piece titled Girl with a Pierced Eardrum, a take on Vermeer’s famous Girl with a Pearl Earring, replacing the girl’s earring with an outdoor security alarm. Source: ‘Girl with a Pierced Eardrum’ by Banksy … Continue reading

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Bridgwater Carnival 2008 Highlights

A Carnival tradition stretching back over 400 years.

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ENOUGH: Humorous Stop Motion Film Examines Our Inner Desire to Lose Control

Swedish director and animator Anna Mantzaris has a penchant for the darkly humous as seen in her 2012 film But Milk is Important. Her recent short ENOUGH was made during her first year at the Royal College of Art where she graduated earlier this year. The stop … Continue reading

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England’s dreaming – Banksy – this isn’t happiness

England’s dreaming, Banksy Source: nevver

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Lesser Known Things About England – Adventures & Naps

Adventures and Naps Published on 13 Feb 2018 After living in England for the last 2+ years, I’ve noticed a few unique things about this wonderful country! Here’s some lesser-known quirks about England 🙂 I also wanted to mention that … Continue reading

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A Centuries-Old Art Form Hides Within the Gilded Pages of Antique Books – Colossal

Martin Frost creates paintings in places that people can’t see, or can only find if they know exactly where to look. The UK-based artist is a fore-edge painter, which means he produces elaborate designs and scenes along the edges of … Continue reading

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Giant Lamps Installed In Manchester Represent The City’s Historical Innovation

Art and design studio Arcylicize, has created ‘The Manchester Lamps’, five oversized lamps that illuminate the city of Manchester. Ranging from 3.4m to 6m tall, each lamp offers shelter and seating for people and incorporate electric heaters for the winter months. … Continue reading

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ETIHAD by Kate Feld

The following is the text of a speech I delivered at Manchester Histories Festival on June 7-8 2018, about the situation of Ahmed Mansoor and its relevance to the people of Manchester. I have hauled this long-defunct blog about life … Continue reading

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Stark Editorial Illustrations by Stuart McReath Examine Society’s Monumental Struggles

Stuart McReath’s high contrast illustrations employ stark shadows that lend an almost three-dimensional quality to his imagined scenes. McReath also uses dramatic juxtapositions of scale and visual metaphors like a doctor determining the “wellness” of a school with a stethoscope. […] … Continue reading

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First visuals revealed of Populous’ spherical London arena

The first images of Populous’ MSG Sphere venue, which is planned for near the Olympic Park in east London, have been released. Source: First visuals revealed of Populous’ spherical London arena

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