Characterised by his rakish style and punk staccato rhythms, poet John Cooper Clarke rose to prominence in the 1970s, releasing half a dozen albums from 1978 to 1982 and touring the world. Laden with expletives and gags, his poems cover topics ranging from poverty to politics to package holidays. His poem Evidently Chickentown has featured on multiple soundtracks, including The Sopranos.
Last week, Donna Strickland (above) was awarded the 2018 Nobel prize for physics jointly with Arthur Ashkin and Gérard Mourou for their work on high-intensity lasers. It’s the first time in 55 years that a woman has won this prestigious prize, but why has it taken so long?
London artist and designer Jon Daniel, who died in 2017, made an indelible mark with his powerful, political work. He is being celebrated in a retrospective, Afro Supa Hero, curated by his friend Lorayne Crawford, at 198 Gallery in Brixton, south London, until 26 October.
Detroit-born, London-based photographer Peter Zelewski built a career in street photography before turning his attention to twins four years ago. “As a portrait photographer and as a human being, I’ve always been fascinated by twins, by that incredible bond we hear about,” he says.
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The latest exhibition at the iconic OXO Gallery on South Bank Riverside Walkway tells the story of Clapham’s Windrush generation through a vibrant series of photographs and interviews by photographer Jim Grover.
Short films, experimental sounds and human rights will take centre stage at this month’s Tse Tse Fly Middle East x Reprieve event at the OSO Arts Centre, Barnes, on April 20.
The eclectic night will feature a series of short films followed by talks and an unlikely combination of folk and experimental musicians.
Ever wondered what a ‘foreboding roman orgy’ sounds like? In their own words, meet one of the UK’s fastest rising bands, The Blinders.
Lower alcohol, fresh fruits, herbs, vodka, tequila and mezcal are set shake things up in the mixology world this season.
Where does our data go, and what does the future hold?
Data privacy is a hot topic. And if 2017, taught us anything, it’s that it’s here to stay. Concerns over data privacy underpinned many dominant conversation topics in 2017 from politics to Brexit, the advertising industry and the way we navigate our lives on social media.
Marketers will be familiar with the new GDPR legislation, promising to give greater rights and protection to individuals while clamping down on rogue practises. Others w...