Missa: Contemporary Dance @ St Dominic’s Priory
11th October 2012

The Holy Biscuit is delighted to be writing about Missa, an upcoming dance performance by the Eliot Smith Company. Having premiered in Westminster Cathedral last year, Missa is a contemporary dance work inspired by the structures and gestures of the Mass.   Our good friend Dominic White (founder of Cosmos Dance) is patron of Eliot Smith’s Company […]

Recommended
In His Own Words
10th August 2012

David Taylor-In His Own Words from The Austin Stone on Vimeo. Meet the enthusiastic David Taylor, former arts pastor at Hope Chapel in Austin, Texas, who is currently pursuing his doctoral studies in theology and the arts at Duke Divinity School, in Durham, North Carolina. A friend recently turned me on to his blog on art, […]

Cosmos Dance Workshop – This Saturday
24th April 2012

Come down the Holy Biscuit this Saturday for the Cosmos Dance Workshop, led by Fr. Dominic White and hosted by THB. The workshop will be an introduction to the Cosmos Dance, an innovative project that seeks to reconnect the arts, spirituality, and the environment. 10.30 – 2.00 pm Film, presentation, dance improv class, and discussion […]

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 […]

Interview: David Lisser – ‘The Future 2, 3 & 4’
27th January 2012

David Lisser is an artist working and living in Newcastle where he graduated from Newcastle University in Fine Art in 2009. He is based at the Newbridge Studios in the city centre where he was recently involved in ‘Response: A Rural Urban Conversation’ with Visual Arts in Rural Communities (VARC). Since June 2011, he has been artist in […]

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 […]

Interview: Julia Tryon
16th January 2012

  THB recently did a studio visit and interview with Newcastle-based artist, JULIA TRYON and talked about her upcoming site-specific installation at Open Shop’s Stairwell Gallery, opening this Friday, January 12, at 6pm.   Julia Tryon’s work often blurs the distinction between photography, sculpture and painting, through the deconstruction and reconstruction of photographs of the […]