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Brick 2015

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Art, Events, Review | by — December 14, 2015

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Excel Centre London December 11-13th , 2015 by Haresh Patel Bricks. Lots of bricks. A brick load of bricks. The vast Excel Centre played host to this year’s Brick festival / expo of all things Lego. A primary-coloured set of playpens for children and children at heart (or Adult Fans Of Lego, as I was […]

MCM London Comic Con 2015

by Paul Foxcroft Navigating your way to Comic Con is easier than you might think. I planned a route from my house, but instead just followed a group of people in their early twenties who were dressed as videogame characters. It’s probably less efficient, but more colourful than my initial idea; but from now on, […]

BRICK 2014: Built for LEGO Fans

ExCel Centre, London November 27-30, 2014 by Paul Foxcroft BRICK 2014 is a huge exhibit of LEGO craftsmanship and enthusiasm held in the ExCel Centre and for no good reason, I went to it with Canadian sketch comedian Kevin McDonald from The Kids In The Hall. We’d never been to ExCel before and it’s worryingly […]

Brick 2014: The UK’s Biggest LEGO Show

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Art, Events, News | by — November 19, 2014

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Everybody loves LEGO! It’s the world’s biggest toy and has now taken over international box offices with its fantastic movie!  Brick 2014 is coming to London’s ExCeL Centre for four days of fun and LEGO building!  Saturday and Sunday are sold out, but Thursday and Friday still have tickets!  There is a lot going on […]

New York Comic Con

by Dani Aronson and Alicia McMullen aka Tank Girl and Melisandre New York Comic Con seems to get bigger and better every year, and this year was no exception. We attended thought-provoking panels such as #YesAllGeeks: Let’s Talk About Harassment in Fandom and New York TimesOUT: Geeks, Gaymers, and Crossplay. In addition to these important […]

Haiku Salut: Lamp Show

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Art, Events, Features, Music, Review | by — October 13, 2014

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Saturday October 11th, 2014 St John on Bethnal Green, London by Gemsy Church. A place of peace, of prayer; a place of serenity; a place where you seek refuge from the world, seek comfort… A place to which you go on a Saturday night to watch your gran’s collection of antique lamps flicker on and […]

Mr. Turner

Directed by Mike Leigh Starring Timothy Spall, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey, Paul Jesson and Lesley Manville In UK Cinemas October 31st, 2014 by Joanna Orland Director Mike Leigh pays tribute to J.M.W. Turner in this biopic that explores the last twenty-five years of the British artist’s life.  Timothy Spall was named Best Actor at the […]

Shaped in Mexico

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Art, Events, Features | by — October 9, 2014

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Bargehouse Gallery, Oxo Tower October 8th-12th, 2014 By Michael Anderson From video installations to interactive conceptual pieces, via sculpture, jewellery and good old paint-on-canvas, the diversity on show at Shaped in Mexico is an exhibit in and of itself. Spread across three floors of the Bargehouse, SiM represents a collaboration between Monterrey gallery ‘Distrito 14’ […]

Being Past/Present: An Interview with Nathaniel Mary Quinn

by Ella Jean Quinn greets me in a grey suit, pink shirt and big smile. It’s his first time in London to show his work at Pace London in Soho. Despite arriving only the day before, he’s positively ready for a morning interview. He’s chilled and easy to talk to, but he has a force […]

Art Everywhere

July 21st – August 31st 2014 www.arteverywhere.org.uk by Katharine Fry Over assorted muffins and train announcements, above Waterloo Station in the Cabin Bar, Art Everywhere launched on Wednesday July 16th, 2014. Now in its 2nd year, Art Everywhere sees members of public (well, 38,000 via Facebook) select the nation’s favourite 25 artworks to be displayed […]