Every week we bring you our special selection of all things arty. From interesting websites to highly anticipated performances for your diary, there is something to spark all kinds of creative interest.
1. The Independent’s arts highlights of the year
Click here to see The Independent’s arts highlights of the year, including the opening of The Shed, the National Theatre’s temporary performance space on London’s South Bank.
2. National Geographic Photography Contest
The winners of the annual National Geographic Photo Contest were announced last week, and the photographs are breathtaking. Over 7000 people entered from over 150 countries, submitting work in three categories: nature, people and place. There is also a ‘Grand-Prize Winner’ which is the best photograph out of all three, shown above. Click here to see all of the winners.
3. Colossal’s top 15 posts of 2013
From sandwich bag illustrations to flexible paper sculptures, the art and visual ingenuity blog Colossal has shared some incredible things in the past year. Check out their top posts of 2013 here.
4. SELLOUT @ The Northcott
SELLOUT is new political play about the higher education system which tells the story of the “ever-distorting relationship between students’ discovery of new knowledge and institutions’ attainment of league-table profiles”. Written by a graduate and ex-visiting tutor of the Drama department, this play explores relevant and interesting issues for those in university. There is a script-in-hand reading at the Northcott Theatre on 24th January, and tickets can be purchased here.
5. If Only For a Second
This video ‘If Only For a Second’ speaks for itself, watch it below.
Giverny Masso and Bryony James
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