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Art Culture

Senga Nengudi, Fruitmarket Gallery

Senga Nengudi, an African-American visual artist from Chicago, has teamed up with the Henry Moore Institute to have previous exhibitions displayed anew in a singular space here in Edinburgh. Her retrospective work includes peculiar materials such as nylon tights, vinyl, sand and newspaper sheets. Many of these works haven’t been seen since her original exhibitions. […]

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Art Culture

Borderlines, Talbot Rice Gallery

Borderlines is a politically driven, mixed-media exhibition in The Talbot Rice Gallery, curated by its director, Tessa Giblin. It includes a variety of curiosities, such as giant sugar cubes, framed photos of Irish country roads, and Mediterranean blueprints. What links these oddities is the complication of socio-economic and physical borders. Giblin seeks to encapsulate these […]

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Culture Literature

The Dark Side of University

If the Powerpuff Girls are made of sugar and spice and all things nice, then Malcolm Samuels is surely made out of profanity and Edifess and all things bitter. Who is Malcolm Samuels, you might ask? He is our sharp-witted, uncompromising 30-year-old mature student and British ex-soldier who has whisked us away on his first […]

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Culture Literature

The Truth Waits

What do you do about symptoms and anxieties? Never google them, that’s for sure. Now imagine finding a body on the beach, undergoing police investigation and all the while attempting to juggle your own life. When that becomes reality for Anna Dent, our modern, seemingly logical, business-orientated woman, she breaks that one golden rule. She is […]

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Culture Literature

All That Was Lost

All That Was Lost by Alison May tells the tale of the esteemed yet feigned psychic, Patrice, and her desire to capture her final moments in the bibliographical writing of Leo, a sceptical journalist. Leo sets forth on a path of discovery and surprise as he pieces together Patrice’s life. Louise, a grief-stricken mother who […]

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albums Music

No Tourists proves that The Prodigy can still light up the sky

The Prodigy have emerged from the dark mosh pits of hellfire to claw back their claim to the throne of electronic rave with their unexpected new album, No Tourists. Released on the second of November of this year, with 10 tracks, No Tourists is exceptionally jarring in its brevity. It is a rickety rollercoaster of […]