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Review: Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show 2022

This article was originally submitted on the 25th March On Saturday the 19th of March, Edinburgh’s own eclectic cultural milieu assembled at The National Museum of Scotland for the long-anticipated ECFS 2022 show. And, after a two year Covid induced hiatus, the show did not disappoint. Under the direction of chairwoman Poppy Howard-Wall, the Renaissance […]

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Is it just a bunch of wank?

CW: Sexual Content A student at the ECA has been the latest victim in a long history of artistic censorship: that is one way of looking at the controversy that has recently arisen at the Edinburgh College of Art. An alternative narrative could see the dispute between Maciek Kosc (he/him) and the school as a […]

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The Venice Biennale: A disrespect to the modern art world

“The Venice Biennale is a Tesco’s Finest mixed platter at best. “ The Venice Biennale is a focal point in the art world, often heralded as the “art-world Olympics”: it is both a microcosm of art history as we know it as well as a barometer for current and forecasted trends, resulting in its prestigious status […]

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To NFT or Not to NFT? That is the question.

Picture this: it’s 2030. Galleries as we know and love (or hate) them are redundant. Now, there are no queues, travel expenses, coat checks or pretentious middle-aged white men explaining, for all to hear, why the work of the Guerrilla Girls isn’t really art. Instead, all it takes to engage with the visual culture of […]