Getting creative is an excellent form of stress relief; especially if you’re isolating and unable to burn nervous energy with a run around meadows. Why not channel your adrenaline into creating something imaginative and genuinely joyful?
I really cannot stress enough the benefits of being creative. Whilst in lockdown, both at home and in my college room, making art and increasingly lavish scarves has really kept me sane.
Antonia Jameson reflects on the shifting nature of Edmund De Waal’s Library of Exile.
Stolen phones, midnight painting and other shenanigans… Antonia Jameson takes a reflective delve into the world of self-portraiture.
Interview with LDG founder Luisa-Maria MacCormack about art and gender violence.
Michelle Mendieta Mean travels with us through her experiences of nature and the world in a standstill period of anxiety through a polaroid photo essay.
A vision of the future? The Last Place On Earth is an immersive video and auditory experience depicting a dystopian future in which humanity has been destroyed by environmental catastrophe. Sarah discusses what this means for the relationship between humankind and nature.
Anvee Bhutani interviews recent fine art graduate Helena Greening on her experiences of working in lockdown. This is the first of the culture team’s new interview series ‘Meet the Creatives’.
Ellie Thompson chats with Lewis Campbell-Smith about his new creative and collaborative project, the zine Prism.
Even at the best of times, funding for art is hard to find. As is well known, lockdown has made this yet more precarious making today a worrying and uncertain time for art institutions. It is therefore relieving to see that some have made it work in their favour, with the London Drawing Group’s array Read More…