Cut and Paste: the surreal anthropology of STEPH DUTTON

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Pairing bygone imagery with surreal sentences, Steph Dutton, harnesses collage to dissect human behaviour in all its banality and eccentricity. Playful compositions show fragments of archival image anatomised with arrows; forming bizarre photo-montage narratives. Steph’s work may be synonymous with Nottingham post-punk band Do Nothing – their shared penchant for hilarity has established a long-lasting… Read more »

OF SKINHEADS AND SKIN: The Artwork of Rene Matić

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Rene Matić’s first solo show may have recently closed at Bermondsey’s Vitrine Gallery, but the Peterborough-born artist has made their ephemeral exhibition permanent; its title ‘Born British, Die British’ is indelibly etched on Matić’s skin, reclaiming a phrase to fit their own experience of the Black British diaspora. Investigating Skinhead culture as a means to… Read more »

Lost In Music

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Lost In Music

It’s understandable that this week, in cold, early February, clubbing may be the furthest thing from your mind. But since December, the days have been getting longer and the temperatures at night are just about reaching double figures; perhaps the time has come for our thoughts to once again turn to those fateful wild nights…. Read more »

Excellences & Perfections: LIES & ART

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Instagram, probably the most influential app of all time. Entering the year with over 400 million users worldwide the selfie-fuelled phenomenon shows no signs of slowing down. For those who have perfected the art of Instagramming, managing a personal account can become a ‘seemingly’ glamorous full-time occupation. From behind a smartphone lens and a tastefully… Read more »