In the wake of controversy surrounding the government’s failure to support the arts through the pandemic, Sophie Porteous weighs in on what this lack of support might mean for the industry, and what could be done to help save it.
Is it damage to legal property if it is a beautiful mural all citizens enjoy? Is it a limit on our freedom of expression to remove such pieces that have become, like the ones of Banksy, almost landmarks? This debate is seen this week on Exeposè, bringing together comment and art sections.
‘The Blood Forest’ artwork illuminates the Brazilian night as a protest against the recent deforestation crisis In the already stunning spectacle that is the amazon rainforest, unveiled by the pouring light of the projectors, portraits of an indigenous community tower above the ground. These are the images of the Surui tribe illustrated through large scale […]
Zach Mayford, Print Arts and Lit editor, reviews the various events of Poltimore Festival.
While superhero films have been enjoying unprecedented success at the box office in the last decade, the source of characters like Iron Man, Batman and Spider-Man remains culturally underappreciated, particularly in Britain. The comic book, or graphic novel, is often viewed critically as empty fluff for children. However, it is an art form full of […]
The Booker Prize Foundation has lost a £1.6 million sponsorship deal with London-based hedge fund managers, The Man Group. Despite the Foundation’s grace under pressure, this is a huge deal in the literary world. In a statement, Thomas Keneally, winner of the prize in 1982, called the chaos a ‘climactic change in over the book […]
I ought to preface this review with the statement “I do not speak any German”. Although one of my personal goals for my year abroad is to learn German, at this current junction of the year I can order a cup of tea and thank people, and that would be the end of it. However, whilst […]
In the run up to their Charity Christmas Gala, I met with two members of Gilbert and Sullivan Society, President Amelia Hall and Musical Director Alex Gordon. Tell us a bit about G&S. ALEX: G&S perform comic, early musical theatre operettas. They are often clever and catchy and will always leave you with a smile […]
Director Olorunfemi Fagunwa was rejected as a candidate for directing theatre through the Kenneth Branagh New Writing Award at Windsor Fringe Festival because “the committee & the play’s director have agreed that a male director would be better for this play (Eyes to the Wind)”, according to the email she received in response to her application. […]
Coming to theatres near you, a new horror movie of sorts. Featuring Brexit zombies who crave only one thing; the brain of the United Kingdom. It’s called Dawn of Uncertainty and sure enough, as every second passes you will become nervous, terrified and sceptical of the future our people face. Now I’m no political expert; […]