The General Data Protection Act: An Opportunity For Democracy, News…And Beauty?

Above: data, manufacture and art project Aether Architectural Intelligence: Exploring Space as an Interactive Medium”, where researchers Refik Anadol, Raman Mustafa, Julietta Gil and Farzad Mirshafiei created an immersive interactive environment that combines robotic actuation, formal transformation and real time projection mapping controlled by a sensory input device. Refik Anadol has produced extraordinary imaginings of how it’s […]

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Taking the News Into Our Own Lives And Back Again: This Is What I Think News Is

Above the work of Molly Crabapple  who is an artist working in reportage Above Reportage from Kenyan artist, Mercy Kagia How do we begin to understand and reach for a better future, for more people, more of the time? When democracy feels postponed, pushed out, uncomfortably absent, when 10 million people who are eligible to vote […]

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Beyond A Stuck Society: New Laws: GDPR, The Data Protection Bill, Automation, Freedom Of Speech: We Need To Talk With Everyone (And Do Something)

Featured Image: Property: Lionel Shriver’s new book Property We’re all really trying hard at the moment to create a dynamic, transformative economy throughout the whole of the UK  that re-places us in the world and moves away from an over dependence on the ability to purchase a property as a source of identity, status, stability, safety […]

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All Too Human Exhibition: Get Touched By Art: ‘I Want The Paint To Work As Flesh Does’ (So That’s The Secret….Lucien Freud): Let’s Talk About Art In More Places, More Of The Time….

Above Celia Paul’s 1985 painting Family Group, below Paula Rego’s The Dance 1988, Frank Auerbach’s Head of E.O.W(2), E.O.W (1), (1959-1960) Lucien Freud’s Head of Leigh Bowery (1991), all works that take you inside something that the All Too Human Exhibition at Tate Britain, open now until 27th August 2018. it’s a fantastic contrast to […]

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