A Badge of Friendship have sent us some great articles to put up this week, but now we must draw them to a close with the thoughts of Ex Libras' frontman, Amit Sharma.
1.CONCEPTUAL ART was initially something alien to me, but the more I learned about it the more it seemed to be an umbrella under which all art could theoretically fall (apart from improv art â if there is such a thing, and even then consciously deciding to do improv could in itself, be a conceptual act). If a piece of work... [read more]
Yesterday, Elsie Martins sang her praises of Marcel Duchamp. Today, EyeSeeSound (www.eyeseesound.tv) gives us a rundown of the genre that he stood at the helm of:
Dada or Dadaism was an art movement that existed mainly in France, Switzerland, and Germany from about 1916 to about 1922 and was based on the principles of deliberate irrationality, anarchy, and cynicism and the rejection of the laws of beauty and social organization. Seen as an anti-art movement Dada actually helped to create... [read more]
Date: 30th April - 1st May
If you associate the Hinterland experience just with being in Glasgow, then it started for us the moment we stepped into the taxi at the airport. It felt like the bad elements of home had tagged along with us as we noticed grey skies, a tiresome queue on the motorway and Ian Wright on the radio sniggering at a caller who âainât buyinâ for a second that Man U are one of the best teams in Europeâ. Then, what we approached and entered was what can o... [read more]