India’s UnBox Festival underway for 2019

Aiming to deconstruct the past, deliberate on the present and assemble ideal futures across streams of design, art, culture, technology, and policy This week, Quicksand Design Studio, launches the return of India’s preeminent interactive, multi-disciplinary festival platform UnBox Festival. The 5th edition … Continue reading

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The 39th London Film Critics’ Circle Awards

“The ceremony was notable for the fact that virtually all of the winning films are by/and or about women” Dame Heather Rabbatts The UK’s leading film critics handed out their annual prizes on Sunday night at the 39th London Critics’ … Continue reading

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The British Council, in association with Invisible Flock, presents first large-scale sound art installation in Qatar

105+dB recreates the roars and cheers of a football crowd through high tech sound bubble On Sunday 2 December 2018 the British Council Qatar is to unveil a mass-scale sonic installation, 105+dB, in Souq Waqif, Doha. Created by UK-based interactive … Continue reading

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‘People Make Dartington’ exhibition opens

People Make Dartington, a new portrait exhibition from photographer Aubrey Simpson. The Green Table And The White Hart, Dartington From mushroom growers to Russian composers: People Make Dartington is a new photography exhibition that asks people working on the historic south … Continue reading

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Debate or Disobedience? A false feminist dilemma we must move on from

Ceri Goddard, Associate Director of Social Justice for the Dartington Hall Trust, on 100 years of female campaigning and social change in the era of #MeToo, TIME’S UP and the latest Kavanaugh debacle “I use words to attack… words that … Continue reading

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Educate. Regulate. Medicate | United Patients Alliance protest 10.10.17

Huge congratulations to United Patients Alliance (UPA) on their successful protest outside The Palace of Westminster on Tuesday this week. The Ladbury team were delighted to be a part of the action and the positive media coverage and support for the cause has … Continue reading

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Be warned, the following text will use all possible synonyms for the colour ‘green’ and may cause feelings of awe and vertigo

By Lorelle Mykoo Have you never been to the Peak District before?  If like me you’re an urbanite, you may be wholly unaware of the relevance of it’s being. Well, let me try and set the scene: serene green fields, … Continue reading

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Winner of the first Smart Oxford Playable City® Commission ‘Star Light, Star Bright’ maps the night sky onto the streets of Oxford

Smart Oxford Playable City Commission reveals the first winner of the commission which places shared experience firmly at the heart of the future city. Friday 4 August 2017: Today Watershed and Smart Oxford are delighted to announce the winner of … Continue reading

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Abandon Normal Devices (AND) | Festival of New Cinema, Digital Culture & Art

// Press Release Thu 21 – Sun 24 September 2017 Abandon Normal Devices Festival | Festival of new cinema, digital culture and art | Castleton, Peak District National Park (UK) Abandon Normal Devices (AND) Festival, the UK’s only roaming digital … Continue reading

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Confessions of an overseas intern | Part 6: So, You Think You Nose Soho?

by Sanka Pityana Want an interesting yet obscure way to learn your way around London with the added benefit of not spending money? Look for the noses (and ears) of Soho… You can find the art on the walls of … Continue reading

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