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Posts Tagged ‘literature’

R. D. Franks – R.I.P?

Is it really the end of London's famous fashion bookstore?

Written by Matt Bramford

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Ashley Dean by Russty Brazil
Ashley Dean, thumb as depicted by Russty Brazil.

I recently reviewed the superb second album from Our Broken Garden, page so when Ashley Dean got in touch to tell me he was making their latest video Garden Grow I couldn't resist taking a peek... it's a delightful lo-fi Fraggle Rock inspired few minutes that should tickle even the coldest of hearts, and here's the story of how it was made...

What inspired the treatment for the video? 
The starting point for this video was a suggestion by Simon Raymonde of Bella Union. He said he'd love to see Anna of Our Broken Garden performing in a Muppet Show style set. It was this video that inspired him, so we started off from there... I love the read more

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The Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts

Hit the Hay: Preview of The Guardian Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts, Brecon Beacons National Park

Written by Amy Hughes

The annual book lovers festival located in the small town of Hay-on-Wye on the Welsh borders. Pic by: FINN BEALES Tel / fax: (01497) 821859 / Mob: (07812) 032137. Email: […]

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Petra Noordkamp: Chasing the Male Gaze

Dutch female photographer Petra Noordkamp reveals her world, influences and future projects in this exclusive interview.

Written by Louisa Lee

All photographs courtesy of Petra Noordkamp Louisa Lee: Your photos seem very spontaneous. Do you have an idea in advance of what you’re going to photograph? Petra Noordkamp: Most of […]

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Lazy Gramophone Press: The Book of Apertures

The Book of Apertures is the new release from arts collective Lazy Gramophone. Hannah Osborne attended the launch night.

Written by Hannah Osborne

All Images Courtesy of African Apparel After recieving African Apparel’s Freddie Mercury T-shirt for Christmas I became interested in the company. I liked the playful name and the artwork that […]

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London Word Festival

Amy Hughes preempts the third installment of the bookish bonanza to discover why east is the word

Written by Amy Hughes

2009 Fashion Futures 1 – Project with teenagers in Newham “FAD” is shorthand for ‘Fashion Awareness Direct, drugs ambulance ’ a registered charity since 2005; although it was successfully managed […]

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Latitude: The Festival Preview Series

Latitude Festival Suffolk, I view, you view, we view, pre-view

Written by Roisin Conway

Amongst a sea of nodding heads I can barely tread water enough to get a glimpse of tonight’s support man Ulrich Schnauss. All the way from the banks of the […]