Art as Artefacts: Vaiva Katinaityte’s “Out of Your Skin”
Art and Design

Art as Artefacts: Vaiva Katinaityte’s “Out of Your Skin”

The streets are mottled with vintage bicycles and beigel-eating fashionistas; Brick Lane, renowned for it’s artisanal art, rambles before me as I approach Vaiva Katinaityte’s exhibition’s opening evening. With her photographs almost luminous against black black walls, I wait as she gingerly cuts the pictures for framing with surgical precision. As if bathing a new-born … Continue reading

Unlimited Festival 2014: Perceptions of Difference
Poetry

Unlimited Festival 2014: Perceptions of Difference

As part of The Royal Festival Hall and Southbank Centre’s Unlimited Festival in support of disabled artists, “Perceptions of Difference”, a poetry evening focused on mental illness, was my pit stop of choice. As Roddy Lumsden writes “a poet confessing to mental illness is like a weightlifter admitting to muscles”; poetry’s ability to say the … Continue reading