Tag Archives: Art

Colombia calling

Ahead of emigrating to Colombia I have been channeling my energy into understanding the history and current climate of the complex country. Two recent films to emerge out of Colombia that have aided my research are Chocolate of Peace by Gwen Burnyeat and … Continue reading

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Visualising warfare

Here are two projects, one by artist Isao Hashimoto, and the other by the incredible Bureau of Investigative Journalism. The first maps the testing of nuclear bombs around the world from 1945 to 1998, colour coordinated to mark the country … Continue reading

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Revelations in photography

Étienne-Jules Marey (1830-1904), Air currents revealed by streams of smoke broken by a solid object, 1901 An exhibition featuring some of the rarest images from the pioneers of early scientific photography and the influence on modern and contemporary art. The … Continue reading

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Ruth Maclennen – We Saw it–Like a Flash

We Saw it – Like a Flash, Ruth Maclennen, 2003-2006 We Saw it–Like a Flash journeys through 50 years of biotechnology, our history as seen on TV. The BBC archives have been rearranged and entangled to uncover forgotten narratives about … Continue reading

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HEXEN 2.0 by Suzanne Treister

From ARPANET to DARWARS via the Internet, Suzanne Treister HEXEN 2.0 is a project by British artist Suzanne Treister that was on show at the Science Museum, London. HEXEN 2.0 charts the coming together of diverse physical and social sciences … Continue reading

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J.G. Ballard

J.G. Ballard at Empire of the Sun signing, 1984 J.G. Ballard is one of those people who’s professional history oozes energy and enthusiasm for life, with a healthy interest and obsession with everything that is obscure and perverse about human … Continue reading

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Asako Narahashi

Kawaguchiko, Asako Narahashi, 2003

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