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Posts Tagged ‘ica’

Fashion on Film: L’Amour Fou

Pierre Thoretton's L'Amour Fou is a biographical documentary exploring Yves Saint Laurent's illustrious life, narrated by his partner of fifty years, Pierre Berge. There's fashion, art and feuds aplenty…

Written by Matt Bramford


Yves Saint Laurent by Krister Selin

The relationship between a fashion designer and his business manager-cum-lover isn't a new concept to cinema. Anybody who has seen Valentino: The Last Emperor will have already witnessed the trials and tribulations when two men - one a rare, creative genius, the other a businessman, have to work together on a daily basis for fifty consecutive years.


Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge by Karolina Burdon


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The ACOFI Book Tour: the first night at Tatty Devine, Covent Garden

The first date on my ACOFI Book Tour kicked of on Tuesday 10th May at the Tatty Devine store in Covent Garden. With window painting, Juiceology juices, Lahloo Tea, Dr.Hauschka samples and cupcakes galore courtesy of Cute as a Cupcake.

Written by Amelia Gregory

On Tuesday evening The ACOFI Book Tour got off to a flying start at the Tatty Devine store in Covent Garden. As people started to arrive Rosie, Sonja and I […]

Valentines Day: Gifts and Ideas

Valentines Day strikes again! Here's my top tips for lovingly hand crafted gifts, special jewellery and ideas for romantic outings... accompanied with lots of lovely Valentines inspired illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Valentines Foxes by Bex Glover. By now if you have any interest in the upcoming consumer fest that is Valentines Day you will probably already have read Hannah’s slightly bah […]

Hilum by Les Antliaclastes: ICA London International Mime Festival Review

This puppetry performance was conceived by Patrick Sims and is performed at the ICA as part of the London International Mime Festival 2011. It is the first production from Les Antliaclastes, and features a nightmarish tale of scullery dwelling gremlins.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Les Antliaclastes by Stephanie Thieullent. Hilum opens with the ominous popping of corn, stealthily reaching a crescendo before the pan jerks off stage to reveal an oversized scullery into which […]

An interview with a New Contemporary: Alice Browne

Amelia's Magazine talks to Alice Browne on being selected for New Contemporaries and how painting requires a process more akin to collaboration than mastering.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Long Story Short, 2010 Since graduating from Wimbledon College of Art in 2009, Alice Browne has exhibited her paintings at Foremans Smokehouse Gallery’s Divergence exhibition and opened her shared studio […]

Latitude Festival 2010: Friday Music Review

A review of Martin Creed, The Kissaway Trail, The Kominas, Villagers, Empire of the Sun and Florence and the Machine. All wrapped up in a tasty load of illustrations...

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Kissaway Trail by Natasha Thompson. The music at Latitude can feel like a bit of a byline given that there are so many other options for entertainment. But that […]

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Billy Childish ‘Unknowable but Certain’ at the ICA

Billy Childish, anti-art industry punk painter displays his backcatalogue at the ICA

Written by Amica Lane

Courtesy the artist and L-13, London Billy Childish is a man of many faces; musician, writer, painter and film maker, he is a name that many people are familiar with, […]

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London International Mime Festival: Where Performance Art meets Circus and Narrative

Wherein I attend three mime performances by Blackskywhite, Ockham's Razor and Kitt Johnson X-Act. With illustrations by Rosalie Hoskins.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ockham’s Razor by Rosalie Hoskins I’ll admit it. I’ve never been to much performance art or modern dance before. But let’s just say that my circumstances have somewhat changed of […]

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Crude, a review of the movie by Joe Berlinger about oil company Chevron-Texaco in the Ecuador Amazon

A review of Crude, a documentary film following lawyers Pablo Fajardo and Steven Donziger as they try to win compensation from Chevron-Texaco, who dumped vast quantities of crude oil into the Amazon over a period of several decades.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Thereza Rowe. I suppose it’s quite a sad thing when I am no longer massively shocked by a movie that exposes what essentially adds up to murderous misdemeanour, […]

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Becky Barnicoat- Come In, Everyone is Here Already! Part 2

Last month, art editor Valerie Pezeron interviewed fellow comic book artist Becky Barnicoat. This is part 2 of the meeting between two link-minded lovers of graphic novels. Who said comics were not for chicks?

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Image courtesy Becky Barnicoat Valerie Pezeron: You mentioned previously that you did a project as a comic book at school. Do you think that if kids did that now, they […]

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Becky Barnicoat- Come In, Everyone is Here Already!

Comic book artist Becky Barnicoat chats to art editor Valerie Pezeron about her calling to become a comics wiz

Written by Valerie Pezeron

© Becky Barnicoat Becky Barnicoat works as the commissioning editor on the Guardian Weekend magazine, but is also a cartoonist and currently works on a new comic about a musical […]

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Comic books: not reserved to spotty nerds

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Walking into the ICA on Sunday the 8th of November and you would not have recognised the usual contemporary art venue. The corridor joining the reception to the cafe area […]

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Everything Everything – ICA, London Live Review

No sarcasm intended, they're a really great band

Written by Katie Weatherall

An inconsequential thing that draws me to the band, Everything Everything, is how any reference to their name gets misconstrued as a sarcastic quip, repeated. When asked, “what band did […]

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Real People do the Catwalk

ICA, October 2009

Written by Creative-Idle

(Photograph by Natasha Caruana) Last night I was delighted to be invited to the ICA for an emphatic catwalk show with a difference. The event was organised by former designer […]

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Rosalind Nashashibi Eyeballing

ICA Gallery, London, Sept 10 - Nov 1

Written by Satu Fox

The new exhibition by Rosalind Nashashibi, a Scottish artist who was the recipient of the 2003

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Live Review: Crystal Stilts, The Bats and Comet Gain at the ICA

ICA, London, Friday 22nd May

Written by Roisin Conway

The ICA has always struck me an odd gig venue; with it’s white lights and shiny floors, but on Friday 22nd May, something exciting was rumbling in it’s deep dark […]