John Snelling commends Martyn Crucefix’s poetic version of Daodejing
Writer and director Liam Borrett: ‘Saying goodbye has always interested me. Whilst it happens at different times to different people, the fact remains that it is an unavoidable part of life.’
Jay Bernard’s collection tells an ancient story in which Emma Lee finds some modern resonances
Bicycles are as close as it gets to the perfect blend of form and function — but that doesn’t stop designers seeking to make them sleeker, faster and funkier. As such, they are ideal subject-matter for the Design Museum in the Belgian city of Ghent, whose Bike to the Future, despite the corny title, is a wide and even subtle exploration of cycling design and its enormous impact.
A new collection by Tim Cunningham deals sensitively with loss and disappointment
Here’s a new film not to be missed from the BAFTA nominated directors of ‘Black Pond,’ Will Sharpe and Tom Kingsley. The film was first shown at the beginning of May 2016 at PictureHouse Central, Piccadilly as part of the London Comedy Film Festival, which promoted the film as being: filled with wit, melancholy and surreal breath-taking images. It’s one of the boldest and most beautiful British films in years.
This informal gallery, an integral part of the public area of UCH (Euston Road entrance), stages regular exhibitions, and deserves to be more widely known.
Paul McLoughlin provides a thoughtful commentary on a sizeable and diverse collection by John Forth
A new stage show by poet Martin Figura turns out to be both entertaining and thought-provoking
John Lucas takes an in-depth look at books by Michael Cullup and Gary Allen who both make poetry out of tough experiences .
Rosie Johnston hears a range of voices in Roger Caldwell’s elegant and witty poems
Rosie Johnston is glad to report on the rediscovery of a ‘missing’ work by Stephen Watts