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Posts Tagged ‘Miss Cakehead’

Cakes for Japan: tips for fundraising from Miss Cakehead

Last Friday the inaugural Cakes for Japan bake sale to raise funds for the Japanese Red Cross took place at Maiden on Shoreditch High Street. Here's how it went, and advice on how to run your own fundraiser.

Written by Amelia Gregory


Lobster woman by Mina Bach

Reading the brochure only served to confuse me further ahead of my visit to Jerwood Space. The descriptively-named ‘Show’ seeks to examine “the integral role that performance plays within an artist’s practice and its subsequent representation in an exhibition context” … Okay, advice so it makes a little more sense now after I’ve seen it, side effects but only a little. It’s performance art, salve people – enter at your peril, but it will be like nothing you’ve seen before.

Watching Edwina Ashton dressed up as a lobster, slowly moving about the studio moving things, was something akin to a surreal experience. It was hard to know what to think as Ashton, whose lobster head was secured with a pair of pink fishnets, positioned egg cartons in a wood frame. What’s she doing? What’s going on?… read more

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Eat Your Heart Out & The Pretox Potion – The world’s first adults only cake shop!

Want to eat cakes that look scarily like human hearts? Roadkill? Vaginas? Of course you do…

Written by Matt Bramford

WAH Nails, approved illustrated by Yelena Bryksenkova Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ll have seen me banging on about Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion at the Barbican. […]