Commentary
An Olympic-size Reflection
13th August 2012

oceaniaeuropeamericasafricaasia from gustavo sousa on Vimeo. For the past sixteen days, the world’s five inhabited continents united, to compete and celebrate the athletic achievements of the global community in the Pangaea-like super celebration known as the Olympic Games. London 2012 is over and on August 29, the Paralmypics will begin. The conversations surrounding the long-term sustainability […]

New Music + A Love Supreme
8th March 2012

John Coltrane at the Guggenheim, William Claxton, 1960 It’s been an amazing week in music. Beach House confirmed their new album Bloom, a summer tour, and yesterday, they released their lead single “Myth.” Sufjan and Rosie are collaborating on a Split 7″, half of which, titled “Where Were You?”, was released. Sufjan/Son Lux/Serengeti have released […]

Commentary
Consider the Light
25th January 2012

James Turrell from THE VIEWMAKERS’ STUDIO on Vimeo. Without light there would be darkness. Light allows the eye to see and the mind to perceive, color, value, texture and shape. James Turrell’s exploration of light as an end unto itself, causes the viewers of his work to consider its power, and to experience its spiritual […]

Commentary
New Year, Art & Fear
10th January 2012

Ten days into 2012 and I’ve finally laid out my creative resolutions for the year. I recently picked up my copy of Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking, by David Bayles and Ted Orland, in an attempt to jump start things. This book was mandatory reading back in uni-days. Although I […]

Dancing in the Heavens
17th November 2011

by Dominic White In the past twenty years, dance has enjoyed an incredible revival in Britain. New dance schools have sprung up everywhere, including state-of-the-art Dance City in Newcastle. Ballet has always been strong in Britain, even if rather highbrow (or considered just something for little girls), but now all kinds of dance and movement […]