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University Arts Bournemouth: Dot to Dot Illustration Degree Show 2013 Review

Students from the illustration degree course at Bournemouth put on a fantastic exhibition at The Rag Factory just off Brick Lane in mid July. It was a great way to finish of the 2013 graduate shows.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Snarfle at Dot to Dot
The illustration degree course at Arts University Bournemouth held their stand alone Dot to Dot graduate exhibition in mid July at The Rag Factory just off Brick Lane. I visited during the day, accompanied by Snarfle, who loved running around the big white galleries and attracted the distracting attention of a young man who chased us around the show, waffling at me about babies and his imminent arranged marriage even when I very politely explained that I was trying to work: I think fatherhood must have been on his mind but it did make it rather hard to concentrate. Maybe some people just don't really believe it's possible to be a mother and work at the same time: well hey, I'm the living proof.

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Camberwell College of Arts: Well Said Illustration Degree Show 2013 Review

This year Camberwell illustration graduates held their Well Said show in The Rag Factory, just off East London's Brick Lane. Here's what I found.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nigh on a month ago the latest batch of talented graduates from the Camberwell College of Arts illustration degree course put on their standalone show at The Rag Factory, a […]

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Circus Bookazine Launch and London Blog Slam

Circus, the bloggers' bookazine issue numburo uno focuses on fashion, but the focus of the bloggers in their promotional spectacular blog off was not so focused.

Written by Jenny Robins

The crowd at circus bookazine blog slam, minimalist cake catering, Asahi etc. the awesome tights belong to Muireann Carey-Campbell of Bangs and a Bun. Amelia judged and I sketched history […]

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Alternative Risk Transfer: Interview with Eugene Perera

Artists, collectors and visitors set to be tossed into 2 story high giant “Gambling Den” in the heart of Brick Lane.

Written by Jessica Stokes and Valerie Pezeron

Photography by Egene Perera Artists Eugene Perera, Eiko Honda and Christopher Thomas set up the A.R.T Organization or “Art Casino” in an attempt at initiating reflection on the nature of […]


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The Rag Factory, Brick Lane, London

Written by Jessica Stokes

Down a little road off the ever vivacious Brick Lane, a strange calm ensues; a few old men prop up the bar of a faded pub, a waste disposal vehicle […]