Live Lupo Single Launch – High Town – Luton


Live Lupo Single Launch - High Town - Luton. « Live Spoken Word Live Lupo Single Launch To celebrate the launch of their debut single ‘So Deep’ Lupo will be bringing the party to Shop 33 in High Town on Friday the 20th December! There are NO tickets to this event as it is entirely free …

Isaac Julien@ Victoria Miro- “seven screen work”


"Well known filmmaker and installation artist, Isaac Julien came to prominence in the film world with his 1989 drama-documentary Looking for Langston. By incorporating themes of sexuality and race, Julien’s work expands conventional strategies of narrative and beauty to explore stereotypical cinematic portrayals of gay and black subjects"(http://dailyserving.com/2009/01/isaac-julien/) On my wish list for January ..I am looking forward …

Christmas Fairs, Markets and Carols in Hertfordshire December 2013


WHAT'S ON - Christmas Fairs, Markets and Carols in Hertfordshire - November December 2013 / Herts What's On / Herts / LOCATIONS / Home - Families Magazine Online. Details of Christmas Markets in Hertfordshire...also I hear there is a 'German' style Christmas Market in Hitchin ...details to follow when I find out more! praesentia's chalet …

Facing Enlightenment: a musical conversation with the past


This event sounds amazing and you can drop in to share the experience!

British Museum blog

Peter Sheppard Skӕrved performing in the Enlightenment Gallery
Peter Sheppard Skӕrved, violinist

On Friday 13th December between 18.30 and 20.00, I am performing in a concert in the Enlightenment Gallery, setting up a musical conversation between past and present, one that is reflective of the ideas of renewal and rediscovery summed up in the word ‘Enlightenment’. Music of the 1600s and 1700s, by Giuseppe Torelli, Nicola Matteis, and Johann Jakob Walther will be played alongside brand new works, including one by leading composer David Gorton, responding to the challenge of the past.

David Gorton played a central role in my 2006 intervention in the Enlightenment Gallery, when 11 international composers created new work in conversation with my ideas about the space and the collection. Gorton’s new work takes a bold imaginative leap, inspired by the Enlightenment’s ‘discovery of the past’: how might we, in 2013, re-imagine musicians of the Enlightenment reviving, exploring, the music and the works…

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A blog to the finish.


good idea and an interesting blog to follow……

Cate Hursthouse - Textile Artist

It has been suggested to me many times that I should keep a blog to track and locate my progress through my PhD.  I have decided now is the right moment.  This blog aims to record the second half of my PhD, or at least spur me on to get to the second half and the finish line.  Its aim is to record exhibition visits, collate useful websites and bits and pieces of information and try to shape my thoughts into something more organised than the darker recesses of my sketchbooks.

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