Art Culture

Autism, Abstraction and Colour

At the current Summerhall Exhibition, Autism, Abstraction and Colour, Garvald Artists deems John Black’s work “inherently beautiful”. However, this description does not even attempt to do the artist justice. In fact, it does quite the opposite. Deciding that a collection of art carries an objective aesthetic prowess tells the viewer that there is no need […]


My Scientology Movie

Louis Theroux accomplishes the seemingly impossible in his latest piece My Scientology Movie, managing to bring humour, exposure and insight into one of the world’s most infamous and elusive cults. His mode of exploration is unique in its meta style, as it is only through constructing an artificial, parallel film to Scientology, that new angles […]

Culture Literature

Style Tribes: The Fashion of Subcultures

Caroline Young defines a subculture as anything outside of the mainstream, and her new book Style Tribes: The Fashion of Subcultures, pays homage to thirty notable alternative trends of the last one hundred years, including, but not limited to, anything from flappers to rockers, punks to hippies. A stop on Young’s promotional tour was the wonderful […]