Catch them while you can

It’s been a phenomenal summer in terms of the arts in and around Shoreditch, with venues, artists and projects great and small making the most of the Jubilee and then London 2012. Not that there won’t be incredible things happening long after all athletes have gone home, but here are a few exhibitions still worth… Continue reading

Got a Sweet Toof?

You may have seen them around – big pink gummy graffiti grins adorning the London landscape. These are courtesy of artist Sweet Toof, who believes that of all the parts of our body, teeth, crammed into the mouth cave, are a constant reminder that we are merely flesh hanging out to dry on an elaborate… Continue reading

One Hackney Festival this Saturday!

July 21st 2012 will see an Olympic sized party on the streets of Hackney. There will be music floats from AFROBEAT, SILK ROUTE and RIO amongst others, masses of music and food and to top it all off,   the Olympic torch gets the Hackney blessing in Clissold Park. For details take a peek at their… Continue reading

The Impossible Heap: An Olympic sized celebration of East London Art

Twelve of today's brightest artists will be showcasing a month long multi media collective at Galerie8 in Hackney, East London Running throughout the Olympic month, this free exhibition brings together a selection of artists aiming to ripple the surface of the quotidian, featuring new work that revisits traditional media through experimental processes including painting, sculpture,… Continue reading

Say cheese! The world’s first photobooth festival

  No smiling, no hats, no dark background. Thankfully there’s none of this when you get yourself papped in one of Boothnation’s creations. From a converted camper van, to ‘The Discobooth’, to the ‘Toddlerbooth’, this is one festival where you’ll be sure to get snapped looking good, unlike those other mud drenched kinds. Celebrating the… Continue reading

Interview with Tim Wilson @ The Vault Festival

In the midst of the hustle and bustle that was taking residence in The Old Vic Tunnels I took some time last week to talk with Tim Wilson, the Creative Director of Vault Festival. He explains the immense amount of work that has been poured into this underground creative factory and reveals exclusively that The… Continue reading