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REVIEW: Shuvinai Ashoona: ‘When I Draw’

The surreal meets the everyday in Inuk artist Shuvinai Ashoona’s mesmerising pencil drawingsthat depict the meshing of mythology and modernity in her hometown of Kinngait, Canada.Fantastical, many-tentacled creatures exist in…

Hamilton Review

It is rare that a production with such a monumental reputation preceding it will live up to the expectations giddily formed by a sold-out crowd. This is such a performance.…

Sculptures on the seabed

Seabed trawling, or dredging, is the both extremely efficient and massively destructive practice of dragging weighted nets across marine beds to catch fish and marine life. Habitats can be instantly…

Heartburn, and the role of food in literature

“When I’m reading,” a friend admitted to me once, “I just always wonder what the characters are eating”. It makes sense: in so much of the literature we read, what…

Review: To Burn, Forest, Fire at the Talbot Rice gallery

In the hushed, darkened room at Edinburgh’s Talbot Rice Gallery, a slender plinth sets the stage for the ceremonial sensory experience that is Katie Paterson’s immersive installation. To Burn, Forest,…

Upcoming music in Edinburgh

Back from reading week but still need to blow off some steam? Here’s your next two weeks of good music out in Edinburgh: Wed 28th Feb: Edge of the Bed…

Review: American Fiction

Breath-Taking. Real. Raw. What the world needs right now. Common phrases slapped onto film and literature reviews when they delicately graze against contemporary political conversations. But if I were to…

Warhol’s forgotten textiles at Dovecot Studios

ArtFacts.net uses data across different art institutions and the global art market to create a ranking of the most ‘successful’ artists in the world. Andy Warhol ranks first, his Marilyn…