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‘Do You Keep Thinking There Must Be Another Way’ At Mimosa House

Curated by Cicely Farrer, Daria Khan and Jessica Vaughan, Do you keep thinking there must be another way, opening today, 14 February 2019, at Mimosa House, is a group exhibition that addresses strategies of representation, resistance and withdrawal. Including sculpture, painting, performance and video the exhibition considers behaviours towards, and resistance of, presiding power structures…

The Instagram Account Celebrating The Beauty & Humour Of Fashion Footwear

Simultaneously celebrating the ridiculousness and beauty of fashion footwear over the years, Instagram account @larslala is a fascinating and thoroughly entertaining resource of high heel history. The project began life as a personal research account, but as its founder sifted through Vogue’s archives and various other runway snap sites, he unearthed a countless number of…

Behind The Witchcraft Revival Of 1970s Britain

On 3 March 2019, occult filmmaker and scholar Gary Parsons will give a talk entitled ‘British Witchcraft Documentaries of the 1970’s’ as a special one off event at Helgi’s Bar. The talk looks at several films made before 1976 that consider the re-emergence of witchcraft within the British psyche. The discussion will be followed by…

Interviews

Interview: Olu Michael Odukoya, Creative Director & Pub...

London-based creative director, publisher and curator, Olu Michael Odukoya regularly collaborates with eminent brands, artists and galleries, including Balenciaga, Sarah Lucas and Sadie Coles HQ, among others, both independently and through his creative agency OMO Creates. Earlier in his career, he worked with then Yves Saint Laurent creative director Stefano Pilati as art director of…

Interview: Tei Carpenter, Architectural Designer & Foun...

Tei Carpenter is an architectural designer, educator and founder of New York City-based design studio Agency—Agency. She teaches at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation where she directs the Waste Initiative, an applied research and design platform. Her diverse practice, Agency—Agency, seeks out an expanded role for architecture by engaging buildings, objects,…

Interview: In The Studio With Designer Vasilis Loizides

Originally from Cyprus, designer Vasilis Loizides relocated to New York to study Fashion Design at Parsons. Garnering a cult following after just three seasons, at its core, Loizides’ eponymous label explores universal human desires, irrespective of gender and sexuality, fusing influences spanning the landscapes of his native Cyprus to retro horror movies. For his Spring/Summer…

 

A Brief History Of Yves Klein’s Blue

Born in 1928 in Nice, France, to parents who were both painters, Yves Klein demonstrated a proclivity for showmanship from an early age. Magic, as well as the esoteric rituals of the Rosicrucian society fascinated him, and the influence of both later appeared in his work. After spending a year and a half in the…

6 New Restaurants To Try In NYC This February

Something Curated highlights six of the most exciting new and recently launched restaurants to try in New York this February, taking a closer look at the founders and proprietors behind the promising food offerings.   Teranga || Pierre Thiam View this post on Instagram Seasonal Bowls coming this February at Teranga #WelcomeHome Yassa, Yassa: Free-Range…

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