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Smash the Piggy Piñata at the Annual International Banking Conference

This morning I paid an early morning visit to the Annual International Banking Conference, attended by head honchos from RBS... and activists from UK Tar Sands Network and Climate Camp London.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Photography by Amelia Gregory.

This morning I made an especially early start so that I could take a whack at a 'piggy piñata' outside the Annual International Banking Conference held in Threadneedle Street. Sometimes I think that I live just a little bit too close to the axis of financial evil that is the City of London, viagra buy but it sure makes it handy to get along to protests.

Piggy Pinata RBS UK Tar Sands Network

In collaboration with the UK Tar Sands Network, Climate Camp London decided it would be a good idea to swing by this conference - attended by RBS head honchos Stephen Hester and Gordon Nixon - as a preclude to the main national Climate Camp, to be held somewhere near the headquarters of RBS outside Edinburgh in Scotland this summer. You probably read more

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INSA’s Sh*t Shoes

Graffiti artist INSA responds to Chris Ofili's work at Bring The Noise, a youth event at Tate Britain.

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Antonia Parker Well, viagra here’s a treat. As part of the Chris Ofili exhibition at Tate Britain, the gallery played host to Bring The Noise – a project […]

Five things you might not know about Chris Ofili

Turner Prize winner, Chris Ofili brings together work new and old for a landmark exhibition at The Tate Britain

Written by Amica Lane

Sparky Deathcap is a twenty-something musician and artist from Cheshire, sildenafil whose wry tales of love and loss are in turns hilarious and heartwrenching. You may have caught him recently […]

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Cheapzine launches an open brief to find artists/designers for their Art Nouveau book

A new open brief from the creators of Cheapzine hopes to find the best new contemporary examples of Art Nouveau influenced artwork. Read on to find out what you should submit...

Written by Amelia Gregory

illustration by Brett Manning Anyone who has heard me lecture will be aware that I do like to bang on about what a great idea it is to produce your […]


Tate Shots: Jared Schiller’s Dream Job

Have you heard of a new online venture showcasing every month a series of videos on Tate exhibitions and contemporary artists? Tate Shots' Jared Schiller tells Amelia's readers about living the dream.

Written by Jared Schiller

Jared Schiller with David Byrne All photographs and videos courtesy of Tate Shots except where otherwise stated. Back in 2002 whilst still a skint student, cheapest I started what was […]

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My struggles with the Turner Prize 2009

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Written by Satu Fox

I must confess, remedy I came with preconceptions: the Turner Prize’s reputation for “challenging” art that leaves much of the public baffled, there precedes it. Your intrepid reporters are me, […]

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Turner & the Masters – should have formed a supergroup

Written by Satu Fox

Jay-Z, price Coldplay and Girls Aloud in concert – that’s the closest analogy in recent times to the new Turner and the Masters exhibition at Tate Britain. There are so many […]