Lydia Towsey: how I discovered the Venus in me
From Botticelli to glossy magazines, women have been idealised and misrepresented for centuries. Performance poet Lydia Towsey reveals how her own near-fatal eating disorder set her on a path to explore new ways of looking at female bodiesBotticelli’s painting of the Birth of Venus was the fir... [Read More]
Get ready, here I come: 20 talents set to take 2017 by storm
The singer who stunned Pharrell, the writer to rival Pynchon, the son of a stone carver making art out of his body … we choose 20 names to watch in stage, film, books, art, design, music and TVMore on the unmissable culture of 2017Continue reading...... [Read More]
Get ready, here I come: 20 talents set to take 2017 by storm
The singer who stunned Pharrell, the writer to rival Pynchon, the son of a stone carver making art out of his body … we choose 20 names to watch in stage, film, books, art, design, music and TVMore on the unmissable culture of 2017Continue reading...... [Read More]
Get ready, here I come: 20 talents set to take 2017 by storm
The singer who stunned Pharrell, the writer to rival Pynchon, the son of a stone carver making art out of his body … we choose 20 names to watch in stage, film, books, art, design, music and TVMore on the unmissable culture of 2017Continue reading...... [Read More]
Lucy McCormick, the fringe messiah making a cabaret of Christianity
Triple Threat, Lucy McCormick’s Nutella’n’snogging take on the New Testament, has graduated seamlessly from the queer scene to mainstream theatre. But it’s as much an attack on celebrity culture as religionLucy McCormick’s show is called Triple Threat: a term describing... [Read More]
Does your nuclear shelter have a bar? Michael Smith on 40 years of mocking America
Scared at airport security? Anxious about ageing? Fearful your fallout shelter doesn’t quite cut it? The artist Michael Smith has been reliving the horrors of modern life since the 70s – as a dance-cum-comedy actThe man closes his office door for what seems like the last time. Around him... [Read More]
Under The Radar: Reggie Watts sits with you for “Audio Abramović”
Five years ago, performance artist Marina Abramović sat and received many visitors for brief face-to-face sessions at MoMA, documented and captured in a subsequent HBO documentary about her. Last night, Reggie Watts began his own face-to-face experience with visitors to NYC's Public Theater as ... [Read More]