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Art Culture

Paradigm Lux at Tent Gallery

The first collaborative exhibition of Tim Betton and Louis Lisle took place at the Tent Gallery in Evolution House this week. Both artists are fourth year painting students at Edinburgh College of Art and their immersive exhibition, Paradigm Lux, stretches well outside the traditional boundaries of the medium yet retains the painterly concerns of space, […]

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Culture Theatre

Michael Hajiantonis, Writer and Director of Going Slightly Mad

Michael Hajiantonis talks about his original play Going Slightly Mad, inspired by his experience in an NHS psychiatric ward. “Since the play is so heavily based on [my experiences], there wasn’t too much by way of plot to figure out. I wanted to work out a structure first, but then I couldn’t figure out an […]

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Culture Theatre

Cinderella

Matthew Bourne’s choreography tends to concern itself with characterisation and theatre more than with intricate dances. As such, it took some time before Cinderella showed the full extent of his talent as a director. His mastery of stage craft, however, was clear from the beginning. The curtain rises to the company assembled under a cinema-style […]

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Culture Literature

Eat Up! In Conversation with Ruby Tandoh

Ruby Tandoh describes her new book, Eat Up: Food, Appetite and Eating What You Want,  as “the book I wish I had read when I was a teen”. The Sunday Times describes it as a “radical manifesto [that] takes the guilt out of eating and puts the pleasure back in”. The word “manifesto” has been […]

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Culture Theatre

Interview with Graham Eatough, director of ‘How to Act’

How to Act is a play which explores the contemporary realities of personal, cultural and economic exploitation by pitting an internationally-renowned theatre director against an aspiring young actress in his masterclass seminar. The Student spoke with the writer and director of the show, Graham Eatough, about the process of creating a play that connects directly with topical […]