BY GEORGIA, DANCE FREE 🌈

Why do we dance?  To belong?  To free ourselves? And Then We Danced is a film by Swedish-born Levan Akin that has absorbed festivals from Venice to Cannes. And had a few bricks thrown at it on homeground.  Written by Kirsty Allison, this review appears in the March edition of DJMag, alongside a feature on the brilliant and highly recommended new book, Threshold (Bloomsbury) by … Continue reading BY GEORGIA, DANCE FREE 🌈

Tanning at the Tate

The dominant tale of art history is to assume Dorothea Tanning was not a surrealist until her husband hailed her that when walking into her studio in 1942, much as Duchamp claimed Freya Von Freytag-Loringhoven’s urinal, his own. Witnessing this phenomenal retrospective of the radically free Tanning, who married Max Ernst in 1946, at 36, in a double marriage with Juliet Browner and Man Ray, … Continue reading Tanning at the Tate

X-Ray in the Country

Artist Nick Veasey collaborates with Balenciaga,  Louboutin and more. He opens the Process Gallery in Lenham, near Maidstone, Kent, UK to the public on November 16.  “X-ray is an honest process – it has integrity, it reveals how a subject is designed whether that be by man or by nature. By removing surface detail and exposing the normally invisible internal make up of an object … Continue reading X-Ray in the Country

BE THE SOUND NOT THE ECHO

What five things make an outstanding magazine? Great journalism  Graphic design and format A point of view  Be the sound, not the echo Photography and photographic usage This is the advice of Paul Gorman, curator of COLD LIPS’ MUST SEE exhibition of the summer – PRINT! TEARING IT UP.  It is free and runs until 22nd August at Somerset House.  THIS WEEKEND they host the  … Continue reading BE THE SOUND NOT THE ECHO