Part three of this series on drug culture and the arts looks at the work of artist Our Lady of Salvia. Here is a comic strip from her OLOS Comics blog…
…This prize money is arguably a lot more significant than the extra kudos of being ‘Winner of BGT 2012′. In terms of media exposure – and any career prospects resulting from it – the difference between coming first or second is negligible.
Part two of this series looks at the work of Graham Hancock who is most famous for his work exploring and writing books about ancient sites and civilisations. More recently his work led him to research and eventually ingest the plant extract Ayahuasca.
THE WAR ON BUGS is a study of social and political themes in the classic Paul Verhoeven / Ed Neumeier film Starship Troopers. It explores the film’s relationship with totalitarianism in left and right politics, the war on terror, cultural fascism and military brainwashing.
This is the first feature is a new Arts Antenna series exploring drug culture and the arts. A short video work by south London VJ and conceptual artist ‘Morden’.
‘… no one actually pays any attention to what’s happening in the sky. We’re all too busy with our hectic lives … I continued with my work partly to explore this theme, I wanted to see just how far I could push it before people started to notice my work…’
Royal Ballet principal ballerina Tamara Rojo has just been appointed the new artistic director of English National Ballet following the departure earlier this year of Wayne Eagling.
Join us on 23 March from 10.30am GMT for a day of live rehearsals, interviews and interactive talks from behind the scenes with The Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House.
Using unpublished info from the Stanley Kubrick Archives as a key source, Kubrick’s Gold Story is a film analysis that uncovers economic themes encoded in The Shining with regard to gold vs fiat monetary systems. Written, narrated and edited by Rob Ager.
David discusses his research into the history of Laurel Canyon including the staggering number of 60′s icons who came from high ranking military/ intelligence backgrounds.
The fact of the matter is that ‘pursuing one’s own creative path’ in life is what young people (not just dancers) increasingly want to do these days. Whether they attempt it in a misguided way or not, they see it as their birth right.
With the funding of the arts becoming an increasingly hot topic these days is it time for the arts community to take the matter into their own hands? Performance artist, actress and fashion designer Stephanie Shelly seems to think so…
David Dees began his airbrush art career in the fast paced world of corporate advertising. Then, in 2006, Dees came up with an original style of political art commentary. Sarcastic to the extreme, funny in the approach, most times visually horrifying…