Video: Inside Blue Mountain School

Founded by James Brown, the mind behind cult store Hostem, Blue Mountain School is an interdisciplinary space dedicated to nurturing engagements between diverse practices. The 6a designed building is host to Mãos, a kitchen, table and wine room, Grace’s, a listening room, Blue Projects, an exhibition space, and Hostem, an open archive. Exploring the extraordinary…

A History Of LGBTQ+ Pride In London

In the 1950s, a group led by British educationalist John Wolfenden was set up to address the way gay men were perceived by the law. It put together a report for the government, advocating the law should be revaluated. The administration did not respond positively, prompting more people to campaign for the rights of gay…

A First Look At John Alexander Skelton’s Collection V

John Alexander Skelton’s recent collections have been inspired by themes as diverse as the cotton trade between India and Britain in the 1930s to traditional British 19th-century folk theatre and medieval pagan rituals. His tailoring evokes deconstructed versions of 19th-century menswear such as voluminous frock coats and high-waisted trousers. A graduate of London College of…

Graduates To Watch From The Bartlett Summer Show 2018

This year, over 650 students from the Bartlett’s Architecture BSc, Architecture MArch, Architectural and Interdisciplinary Studies BSc and Engineering and Architectural Design MEng exhibit their work across seven floors at the school’s Gordon Street campus. Running until Saturday 7 July, the presentation offers a unique insight into the workings of the school as well as…

The Best From The Architectural Association’s Projects Review 2018

Open until 14 July, the Projects Review at the Architectural Association offers an overview of the work created in one of the country’s oldest and most esteemed schools of architecture. As ever, this year’s students have exhibited the inner workings of the school’s focused programmes, collaborations, multi-disciplinary projects, workshops and fieldwork. The plurality that lies…

8 Emerging Artists To Follow From The 2018 Slade Graduate Show

The annual show represents The Slade’s potential contribution to future discourses in international art. As ever, this year’s vast exhibition of work by MA, MFA and PhD graduates is highly varied, with the artists on display employing a plethora of languages and aesthetic devices. Something Curated highlights some of the most exciting work on show….

Inside Frida Escobedo’s Serpentine Pavilion

Standing inside this year’s Serpentine Pavilion, which is open to the public from 15 June, visitors are canopied by a curved mirrored roof, where warped reflections of the space’s walls and blurred glimpses of the lush surrounding park appear. Hailing from Mexico City, Frida Escobedo is the 18th and youngest architect to design a temporary…

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