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Posts Tagged ‘g20’

Dirty White Gold: new documentary-in-the-making unpicks cotton

Leah Borromeo talks about her film Dirty White Gold at Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Written by Sonja Todd

Life Is Precious sign from Dirty White Gold
Roadside sign in India, from the film's trailer

Dirty White Gold is Leah Borromeo's film about cotton. It exposes a whole crop of problems with our clothes by unspooling high street supply chains right back to cotton seeds. Even what you think is a sweatshop-free t-shirt unravels to reveal a thread supplier using child labour, or a farmer in such heavy debt he's killed himself. These cotton-to-coffin suicides are destroying Indian farming families.


Dirty White Gold
Blood on the maps: film poster design by Peter Kennard @at_earth

Dirty White Gold “goes right the way back to seeds,” says Leah. “It's a Saturday night date film.” Ha ha.

We're here on a sunny Sunday afternoon as part of the Stoke Newington Literary Festival,… read more

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UK Uncut, Green & Black Cross, Black Bloc & the March for the Alternative.

So, what does it all mean? I attempt to pick apart what happened on Saturday 26th March 2011, accompanied by loads of photos of beautiful creative banners and action.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Deptford X Arts Festival 2010: A Review

The Deptford X Festival has been taking place for five years. This year they asked former local boy and Turner Prize nominee Mark Titchner to be the "lead" artist and I was lucky enough to get my own personal guided tour with him...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Felicity Brown Gabrielle dress, online illustrated by Kate Copeland Amidst the commotion of catwalks and exhibitions at London Fashion Week, one website had everyone talking; Young British Designers. Grabbing attention […]

Climate Camp at Glastonbury 2010: Line up information

Climate Camp returns to the Dragon Field for the second year running - and this year the Tripod Stage hosts a much expanded line up of music, poetry and comedy. A Glastonbury gem!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Can it really be a year since the last Glastonbury? In 2009, try for the first time, for sale Climate Camp was given it’s very own space in the Dragon […]

Film Preview: Just Do It – get off your arse and change the world launches Crowd Funding appeal

Just Do It looks into the mischievous and risky world of UK climate activists, and it needs your help...

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Alice Early, approved from her graduate work Kingston University might be a hop, skip and a jump from the capital, but the 2010 fashion graduates aren’t letting a little thing […]

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Earth Listings: 2nd – 8th November 2009

Written by Adam S

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2009 Diamond Tears by Verena Paloma Jabs at Tatty Devine PANIK – CHANGING FACES 6 NOVEMBER – 28 NOVEMBER 2009 PRIVATE VIEW THURSDAY 6.30 – […]

Climate Camp Logo and Poster Callout!

Climate Camp Logo, Design Open Brief

Written by Amelia

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Climate Camp in the City

Bishopsgate, London, 1st April 2009

Written by Amelia

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Whose City? The G20 Protesters Come To Town

City Of London, April 1st

Written by Cari Steel

IDIOT SON OF STELLA AND GEORGE An eclectic mix of art work by a group of like minded people exploring expressionism through art. Peckham Square, tadalafil page 28th of March […]