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 […]
Our new friends at Arts & Christianity Ireland are having a conference on Art and Worship. This would be something great to check out if you are able to get over to Ireland for the weekend. For more information and see their Facebook Page.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]