Who is Danielle De Picciotto?

DANIELLE DE PICCIOTTO plays a rare show in London on 3 August for Cold Lips at The Social, as part of the free Prison Tan summer series.  Describing herself as an interdisciplinary artist, her current live show combines spoken word with electronics and visuals, and her new beautiful new album, Deliverance is a gatefold vinyl and book, produced by former-journalist, John Robb of The Membranes, and founder … Continue reading Who is Danielle De Picciotto?

THURSDAY NIGHT IN LONDON TOWN

THIS PARTY IS NEXT WEEK. It’s at the Bomb Factory in Holloway.  It will be excellent. BELOW IS A PICK OF TONIGHT’S CULTURAL SLICKNESS OF LONDON. TONIGHT THURSDAY: COLD LIPS FAVE UP N COMER OF EASEL Sam Jackson whose penchant for tattooing the faces of the infamous – has a show opening at OLD STREET’S CHARLIE SMITH GALLERY  And further east, into Whitechapel, Gallery 46 is showing a group … Continue reading THURSDAY NIGHT IN LONDON TOWN

Peter Doherty artwork stolen at a charity event

UPDATE:  the stolen artwork was returned by the thieves on 29th November. The renowned artist Peter Doherty, resident of Margate, donated a series of new artwork to Stretch Charity’s Outsiders Festival last week. The opening event was held in the Yard Outsiders Bar in Margate, a temporary basement space in the west of Margate.  Several hundred creatives and art buyers attended the evening, accompanied by … Continue reading Peter Doherty artwork stolen at a charity event

NEUTRON STAR: MALIK AMEER CRUMPLER of MADISON WASHINGTON

  In COLD LIPS 04 MALIK AMEER CRUMPLER –  of the best new old-skool hip-hop band, MADISON WASHINGTON interviews MOTHER RAP. The commission came from that age old question about genre, something Malik has worked hard to explain with his crossover work in poetry, rap, music production & editor.  He’s made glitch art films, six books of poetry. He was guest-editor of Paris Lit Up issues 4 & 5. He’s … Continue reading NEUTRON STAR: MALIK AMEER CRUMPLER of MADISON WASHINGTON

NORTHERN POETS – you can die of exposure – advice from 4 poets

IS THAT LINTON KWESI-JOHNSON HOLDING A COPY OF COLD LIPS? Well, yes, it is.  Pictured with the fabulous Joy Francis who’s helped lead the Jerwood Charitable Foundation’s inaugural journey into poetry, with the new Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowships – aiming to challenge what poetry is, and who creates it – this photo was taken at the recent – AMAZING talk on DUB POET Michael Smith … Continue reading NORTHERN POETS – you can die of exposure – advice from 4 poets