Glasgow based artist, Ellie Harrison’s installation ‘After the Revolution, Who Will Clean Up the Mess?’ was commissioned by The University of Edinburgh’s Talbot Rice Gallery to be exhibited in the non-thematic group show, Counterpoint.
Since the death of Ian Paisley last Friday, the former First Minister of Northern Ireland, he has had his political record lauded across the establishment, including by David Cameron. Yet this has perhaps painted the monolith of Unionist politics in a more magnanimous light than he deserves. After all, the tangled history of Northern Ireland […]
From the prospective of many relieved ‘No’ voters, an unknown economic minefield has been avoided. Plenty of articles have been written about the relief of Thursday’s result, and some journalists in the London-based press have been writing off 45% of Scottish voters as “narrow nationalists”, angering many ‘Yes’ voters for whom the vote was not an endorsement […]
Carving out a caliphate costs money. Through extortion, finance, and the spoils of war has the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS, been able to afford its military and political dominion in northern Iraq and parts of Syria. The vast revenues ISIS has managed to accrue mean it is perhaps the best-funded terrorist organisation […]
U2: Songs of Innocence
Songs of Innocence, to put it simply, feels like commercial drivel straight off the conveyor belt.
A comedy panel show embracing a love for words with no Stephen Fry somehow leaves you feeling unfaithful.
Educating the East End
A new Channel 4 series following Educating Essex and Educating Yorkshire but with a new set of cockney accents, Educating the East End is a promising new insight into state education.
In the case of Chasing Shadows, the viewer feels like they’re getting a true look at what it’s actually like to be a part of a crime-solving team.