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The Silk Road: Outside is the new inside

Conversations around the Coronavirus seem to be never-ending. It is a constant topic on the tv, radio and in person, we can’t escape the words; pandemic, lockdown, or Covid-19! Now we are well versed with restrictions and what we can and can’t do, as well as things finally opening again, we are starting to find […]

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Can Colour Theory Explain Emotions?

Colour plays a massive part in our daily lives. Every day we are influenced through colour, from traffic lights to working out if food is fresh, colour is usually fundamental. But can colour actually control emotions? In art, artists in all different trades have obsessed about what colour can portray and how it can affect someone’s view […]

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Can Mothers Ever Be Successful Artists?

Motherhood & careers are a constant juggling choice women are often forced to negotiate, regardless of their role or job sector. The creative industries are unfortunately no different, with many declaring domestic work as ‘the enemy of creativity’. But where does this notion stem? This forced crossroads that suggest women either walk the path of […]

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International Women’s Day- The Perfect Opportunity To Champion Women In The Arts

International Women’s Day (March 8th) is upon us. #ChooseToChallenge #IWD2021 A global event to celebrate the achievements of women, take action for equality and raise awareness of gender bias. A chance to increase the visibility of fantastic female creatives. Now, this is something we can truly get behind, and the perfect excuse for us to […]

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All-round creative, Nonviolenze, combines music & art with thought-provoking new album!

Texas-based artist, Nonviolenze, is breaking convention with his ultra-creative forthcoming album Ghosts of War (released 16th October). Combining music, poetry and art, he will soon be releasing the lead track which shares the name of the album and looks to question how scriptures of all faiths often lead to division, hate and war (released 18th September). Nonviolenze’s […]

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Children, Organic Farming & Lockdown Inspire Superheroes Music Release With Banksy Image

Would you prefer to hear easy listening tracks when eating a healthy meal of organic vegetables and fruits and then a large cheesy pizza whilst pressing play on your kitchen disco playlist? Interesting thoughts really because surely music and food are very closely linked and perhaps something we often don’t especially think about or consider […]

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How Important Really Is African Culture? Will BBC 4 Programme Enlighten?

The influence of African style has always held such an important and impactful role in the developing culture of art, music & fashion and this theme will be explored in the forthcoming BBC Radio 4 ‘African Renaissance series ‘When Art meets Power’, produced by Alex Brisland and presented by Afua Hirsh. This programme excitingly looks […]

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How to Find Inspiration in Art?

We all need inspiration in our lives, whether this comes from other people, music or the flowers in our garden. These moments of stimulation keep us going, they keep our senses heightened and our brains working, helping us to appreciate the world we live in. Admittedly recent times have made positive inspiration more difficult for […]

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